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Could a low-sugar diet overcome insulin issues and a lifetime of weight struggles? That’s the question being studied by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., in a five-year, $1.9 million study.

Clinical trial results published this year are better than any other medication and have study scientists excited, including UAB’s Timothy Garvey, M.D. Get the latest on what Garvey calls “a very powerful tool to treat obesity.”

This year, the new President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values honors Blazers who demonstrated one or more of UAB’s shared values in the course of their work during the extraordinary times presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

What was it like to complete a degree while working full-time during a pandemic? Three employees share their stories ahead of this weekend’s commencement ceremonies.

Three award-winning UAB faculty share 7 ways to developing engaging online courses.

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Barbara Gower, professor and vice chair for Research in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, is the winner of the 2019 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for her interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Twelve faculty have been selected to receive the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which honors those who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching. The 2019 honorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and The Graduate School.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Unique study investigates what tools survivors need to engage in regular exercise after treatment
More than 120 area children age 7-13 participated in a recent nutrition boot camp at McWane Science Center.
Monica Baskin, Ph.D., and Dori Pekmezi, Ph.D., are examining the socio-cultural influence on the diets of black women in the Deep South.