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Ballroom-dance intervention seeks to improve health, relationships for women with reproductive cancers and their partners – participants receive free dance lessons.

The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the United States with 1,209 participants.

New institute combines commercialization and experiential learning.

UAB studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.

Colgate and the National Dental Association Foundation support the award, which is for $10,000.

Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.
Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., received a $1.81 million NIH National Eye Institute award for work that will lead to better understanding of color perception in the brain.
UAB has been named to the American Council on Education’s 11th Internationalization Laboratory Cohort to expand and enhance opportunities in international initiatives.

UAB researcher to develop medical decision making guide for minority patients with lupus.

A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.

Saxena’s research aims to make mobile interactions and transactions more simple and secure. His was one of 105 projects funded.

Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Bourge have helped establish three endowed research funds.

The center will be interdisciplinary and involve faculty leaders from the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business, Medicine and Public Health.

UAB will also enhance patient access to clinical trials and train the next generation of clinicians and scientists through clinical and basic/translational fellowships.

World-renowned scientists search for ways to prevent acute kidney failure, improve management of the disease.

Study is first to reveal the role of the kidney in the regulation of iron metabolism following injury.
New UAB research shows while there’s an association between breakfast habits and obesity, some practices by scientists have led the evidence for a causal claim to be exaggerated.

In the UAB lab, sleep-restricted adolescents showed a 50 percent increase in hits or close calls with virtual vehicles when they crossed the street tired.

UAB study suggests aerobic and resistance training one day a week is as beneficial as three days a week for woman over 60

UAB researchers find differences in polymerase chains thought to be similar, potentially opening new pathways toward cancer drug development.

UAB researchers show long-term efficacy of the first FDA approved drug for vasculitis.

Discovery leads researchers to redouble efforts to design a new class of drugs to treat diabetes.

Pleasure memories a model for understanding many kinds of memory and learning.

This unique Creativity is a Decision competition, now in its third year, is open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

The awards were presented in July during the 2013 STI and AIDS World Congress in Vienna, Austria.

The institutions named in the awards were selected on the basis of their demonstrated strength at promoting careers of young investigators in the areas of obesity, nutrition and statistical science.

New UAB faculty hopes to implement her successful Ohio HIV/AIDS research, education/prevention program in Birmingham’s African-American churches.

The funds are provided by the Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research, part of UAB’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.

Big names in ground vehicle dynamics and performance to address UAB-sponsored conference.
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