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Money raised from the annual fundraiser goes toward research and scholarships in the SOO.

UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.

Michael Saag, M.D., spreads message from first book to TEDxBirmingham attendees; says three lessons can help enact change.

Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs.
Janet M. Turan, Ph.D., associate professor in the UAB School of Public Health, has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete the study.
UAB School of Public Health research published in the journal Obesity shows seeing, hearing and smelling others’ eating foods can cause low birthweight in offspring among mice.
For decades, Lawrence DeLucas has been demonstrating that space-grown protein crystals are superior to their Earth-bred counterparts. This summer, he'll announce results from the largest study of its kind, which is designed to settle the debate once and for all.
The conference will feature lectures and panel discussions on innovation education in topics such as informatics, executive education, health care delivery, insurance, technology, global health and nursing management
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
AIDS cases in the Deep South have substantially increased in recent years. An upcoming Summit will address the issue April 17.
UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
Incentive programs rewarding primary care physicians shown to lower medical spending and improve quality.

Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., will present the 11th annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture at the UAB Alumni House on April 15.

Students will compete for $10,000 in scholarship money.

The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.
Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
Researcher’s approach allows the phone’s weakest security component — the user — to become its strongest defender.
Experts from around the country gathered at UAB recently to discuss robotic arms, neural prostheses and other breakthrough technologies that link thought with actions.
Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.


UAB’s new Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute is translating cutting-edge discoveries about gene-drug interactions into the real world of patient care.
Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.

UAB Collat School of Business researcher breaks new ground on ways to increase sales profits.

Combined measurements of brain anatomy, connectivity and neurochemistry distinguish autism spectrum disorder subjects from controls.
Previous research indicated six weeks of treatment improved hearing, but new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal six months is better.
William S. Tuten, O.D., Ph.D., will present on the use of adaptive optics ophthalmoscopes to increase understanding of photoreceptor cells.
National Institute of Nursing Research’s five-year grant is for ENABLE: CHF-PC study to determine whether palliative care is a best practice for heart-failure patients.
UAB researchers are probing the secrets of subretinal drusenoid deposits, which may be a leading factor in the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
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