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Adeel Memon will be the first graduate of the UAB neuroengineering Ph.D. program during the 2022 spring graduate commencement ceremony on April 29.
Pariya Wheeler, Ph.D., will study the neurocognitive functions of older adults who had COVID-19. The grant is one of UAB’s first grants examining the cognitive effects of the virus.
UAB junior, Banks Stamp, was named a finalist for a 2022 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
Angela Lee will be graduating from UAB on April 30 with a double major in chemistry and mathematics, leaving behind a trail of impressive academic and community accomplishments.
Lighting designer Bailey Dumlao and co-director Devin Ty Franklin are two of the artists behind the scenes of Theatre UAB’s “The SpongeBob Musical.”
Derek Dang, graduating from UAB with honors, will present to legislators at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Michael Ho’s multidisciplinary degree is supplemented by extensive campus involvement, academic excellence, and national recognition.
Harper Nichols is not able to grip with one hand. In her colorful photo series, “holding / self portrait,” she shows all the things she holds throughout the day with her arm.
Induction in National Academics of Practice is based on excellence and dedication to the profession of nursing, scholarship and policy support.
A UAB study shows that bone marrow transplant recipients have a shorter lifespan as compared to their counterparts.
Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., has been selected as the recipient of the award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education in research.
The American Cancer Society Board of Directors recognized UAB and its faculty’s commitment to further cancer research and promote health behaviors that can lessen cancer occurrence.
Hodge, who is graduating with a materials engineering degree, says the BMEN Peer Mentoring Program helped mold him “into a more complete individual.”
Four graduate students in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded a Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research fellowship through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
UAB’s Warner Huh was recognized by the American Cancer Society for his continued leadership within the community.
Topics include induced pluripotent stem cell technologies, nanotechnologies, nanomedicine, advanced biomanufacturing, 3D culture systems, 3D organoid systems, genetic approaches to cardiovascular tissue engineering and organs-on-a-chip.
Eaton and Subramaniam are next in a long line of UAB faculty to receive this honor.
Martez Files, Ph.D., delivered 1,000 mental health kits to youth in rural Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alabama World Languages Association recognized Assistant Professor Yumi Takamiya, Ph.D., with the honor, awarded to educators who exemplify excellence in language teaching, leadership and advocacy.
Cameron Johnson and John Richardson are among five students in the state who were honored; they were recognized for their original compositions “After the Dust Has Settled” and “Cyber Megatropolis,” respectively.
Martin J. Kauffman Distinguished Early Career Research Award received by Ennis is one of the most prestigious international awards in special education.
UAB School of Nursing faculty, alumni and student receive honors from the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama for their impact on the nursing profession.
The prestigious program aims to make study abroad experiences accessible to a more diverse population of students and prepare them to assume leadership roles in government and the private sector.
Sylvie Mrug, Ph.D., professor in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the 2021 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
From its incompatible kidney transplant program to deceased donor programs, to xenotransplantation, UAB continues to seek ways to help patients who face end-stage renal disease.
UAB epidemiology expert will evaluate genetic risk scores that can help predict personal risk for cardiovascular and renal diseases, as well as African Americans’ treatment responses to common antihypertensive therapies.

Two students from the UAB School of Optometry were elected as leaders of the National Optometric Student Association. 

UAB researcher assists in the development of pacemaker-based heart failure therapy.

A UAB optometry student used her love for art to design a new logo for the National Student Optometric Student Association. 

This is the highest honor a scientist of Greek descent can receive.  

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