Research & Innovation

A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.

The 16-week program consists of bike riding and treadmill walking, as well as four overnight stays.

UAB was one of the largest recruiting centers for the CombiRx study.

AUTM is a network of more than 3,200 technology transfer professionals around the world.

UAB is studying a depression drug that may be able to stop suicidal thoughts in their tracks.

UAB investigators have found a new pathway that contributes to an often fatal lung disease with no cure and no effective treatments, and possibly a way to shut that pathway down.

Grant will help increase opportunities, number of nurses from culturally diverse backgrounds with bachelor’s degrees.
Should further studies confirm its effect, 200-year-old drug may represent cutting-edge heart failure treatment.

High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

Nanda was honored by two organizations for his work in echocardiography.

UAB researchers: older adults could find that going online decreases loneliness.

Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.

International team led by UAB finds 78 percent drop in leatherback turtle nests at primary nesting site; largest marine turtle in world may vanish.

With changes in U.S. patent law, the phrase “file early and often” becomes even better advice for inventors.
New round of travel awards designed to drive new research collaborations and increase researchers’ sense of mission.

To date, the organization has awarded grants totaling $3,745,000 to the UAB School of Medicine.

UAB researcher spends $15 to educate 20,000 disadvantaged students in Bangladesh and India online; wins a Google RISE Award for his efforts.

UAB researchers publish study that says exercise in moderation yields the best results.

The expedition's website highlights the research, daily trials and musings of the 2013 UAB Antarctica team.

Repeat midurethral sling surgery can improve quality of life in women with recurrent stress urinary incontinence who have already undergone the procedure.

UAB departments most involved in rehabilitation science include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

Assimos has been chosen because of an outstanding career in research, and for excellence in the treatment of complex renal stone disease.

The Audacious Goals Challenge called for compelling ideas to advance vision science.

UAB teams with philanthropic cruise to facilitate first live Adelie penguin cam to help scientists and students around world see the impacts of climate change.

Diet is one of many potential factors proposed to explain racial and regional differences in stroke.

UA System Board of Trustees has approved the development of an Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UAB, expanding the UAB Research Foundation presence.

Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

UAB researcher awarded Department of Homeland Security grant to develop system for verifying mobile device provenance.

This year’s contribution brings the BCRFA's cumulative total donations for research at UAB to nearly $4 million.

A new UAB study examines the role of starch as a means to control risk of diabetes.

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