Matt Windsor

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Staff and faculty submitted nearly 300 questions and comments during the virtual town hall May 7; find answers to questions on furloughs, how to help and more in this article.

Vineeta Kumar, M.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, is one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

In a town hall meeting Thursday, President Ray Watts and other senior leaders explained expense reduction measures needed to address the impact of COVID-19 on UAB and the Health System. They also answered questions on plans for fall, restarting research, antibody testing and more.

Scientific journals tackle the tough questions with rigor. Learn the questions consuming these thought leaders in sociology, pathology, civil engineering and surgery.

UAB is part of several trials to test whether an infusion of antibodies from people who have beaten COVID-19 can help those dealing with infection or at risk for infection. Donors are needed.

Researchers in the School of Public Health illustrate how tweets labeling the novel coronavirus as the “Chinese virus” exploded across the United States.

Katie Crenshaw, J.D., is the new Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for UAB, effective May 15.

Trial to rapidly identify and treat the immune overreaction that may be behind some cases of severe COVID-19 is made possible through UAB Medicine’s Urgent COVID-19 Clinical Research and Laboratory Research Fund.

Antibody testing can reveal if a person has been exposed to the novel coronavirus in the past. More research needs to be done before we know if that means they are “protected” from COVID-19.

With little more than a smartphone and his rock collection, Scott Brande, Ph.D., has captured the attention of geology educators worldwide. A new NSF grant is allowing him to expand — and explore what happens when hands-on instruction goes online.

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