Research & Innovation
UAB received a $16.8 million, seven-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to understand and reduce the impact of chronic health conditions — including heart, lung, blood and sleep (HLBS) disorders — that affect people living with HIV.
The RURAL Study will allow researchers to learn what causes the high burden of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi. 
UAB researcher uses the tree shrew as a model for the study of dry eye disease.
UAB’s driving force for translational research has been renewed for another five years.
The cruise was one of the first-ever using a manned submersible to document sea floor communities in Antarctica.
One in four smokers has unmedicated anxiety/depressive symptoms.
Tasha Curiel’s research on the effects of polluted environments on developing brains won first place in the Social and Behavioral Science category at the UAB Spring Expo undergraduate research competition.
In a new trial led by the NIH, researchers will evaluate whether a long-acting medication will be beneficial for patients who are not normally consistent with medication.
Study finds that women and minorities could bear the brunt of layoffs in state and local government as automation increases.
Antibody-producing immune cells are vital to fight pathogens and are involved in autoimmunity.
The All of Us Research Program hits a one-year milestone, and UAB continues to urge residents of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi to sign up and participate.
Douglas Hurst, Ph.D., and his colleague published their findings in Cancer Research, from the American Association for Cancer Research.
UAB will lead research examining placebo methods for delivering drugs to help prevent HIV during anal sex.
Nearly half of all patients who have multiple myeloma also have kidney injury, and approximately 8 percent of patients require renal replacement therapy.
The Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize is the most prestigious award in the polycystic kidney disease field.
COPD exacerbations, especially those severe enough to result in hospitalization, are associated with prolonged effects on quality of life and accelerate lung function decline.
Tissue-resident B cells likely have important differences that affect autoimmunity and transplant rejection.
To sustain its world-class research program, the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama, the International Retinal Research Foundation and UAB have made a generous $15 million philanthropic commitment to the department’s future.
UAB received $18 million from the National Institutes of Health to fund a counterterrorism research center on chemical weapons.
Five UAB students will present at the World Congress on Undergraduate Research in Oldenburg, Germany.
UAB students are gearing up for the annual Spring Expo to celebrate research and service-learning endeavors.
Conflict between friends in the workplace could impact productivity, according to a business study.
A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.
According to the study, novel psychedelic use is rare, and the majority of people who reported using novel psychedelics were white men who were of college age or had recently graduated from college.
This knowledge offers a strategy to target and eliminate these persistent leukemic stem cells.
Students receive recognition for research posters and papers at statewide presentation.
UAB professors publish distinct conceptual framework for entrepreneurship in educational settings.
UAB researchers were awarded a grant for new hybrid technology that could change diagnostic standards for patients. 
The androgen receptor moves into mitochondria to regulate multiple mitochondrial processes
A new screening tool developed at UAB has been shown to be an effective aid in determining the severity of cognitive issues.
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