An experimental PET scan developed by new radiology faculty member Ben Larimer, Ph.D., captures T cells in the act of destroying tumors. A first-in-humans clinical trial is set to start at UAB this fall.

Noha Sharafeldin, MBBCh, Ph.D., of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, used UAB’s supercomputer to identify biomarkers linked with cognitive impairment in patients who received a blood or marrow transplant. She’s also testing a way to repair the damage.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

For the past six years, pathology Professor Upender Manne, Ph.D., has provided students a chance for a summer of “total immersion” in research as part of a major, multi-pronged effort to tackle the profound cancer disparities seen in African-American populations and build a cancer-fighting pipeline.

Michael Bertram, Ph.D., has had a long-standing interest and decades of experience in research infrastructure and core facilities.

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.

Mona Fouad, M.D., a pioneer whose landmark research helped create the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and pave the way for millions of dollars in health disparities research in the Southeast, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

More than 300 employees with 20-plus years of service to UAB will be honored March 1.

Investigators can access secure, high-volume file storage, a pipeline for clinical data and the high-performance computing resources to analyze it.

50thShieldONLY COLORThe second annual event, a 5K all-ages walk, will bring together individuals who have, in some way, been affected by cancer and raise awareness of and education about services offered at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.

Pam Alverson, program director for the Office of Program Review and Monitoring Systems in UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the recipient of the university’s highest non-academic employee award.

In more than three decades with UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, Debbie Frazer has never wavered in making patients her first priority.

Pam Alverson maintains a calm, stabilizing presence in a sometimes-overwhelming arena of clinical research.

Sixteen UAB physicians and researchers were selected for awards during the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's annual research retreat and competition.

Shevde-Samant has been elected a member of the Chemo/Dietary Prevention Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the newly formed Department of Neurosurgery will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.
Meneses’ research focus is cancer survivorship and interventions to improve quality of life in cancer survivors and their families.
Partridge was honored for his exceptional talents and his commitment to make progress towards finishing the fight against cancer.

Barnes’ expertise in mass spectrometry and soy has ­had a lasting effect nationally, internationally and with students

Long-term study seeks people ages 30-65 who never have been diagnosed with cancer

Sixteen UAB physicians and researchers were selected for awards during the Comprehensive Cancer Center’s annual Research Retreat.

UAB is opening a new, state-of-the-art zebrafish research facility.

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.
Danny Welch was recently was selected for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scientific Advisory Council, which includes more than 60 top-ranked scientists, physicians and advocates from seven nations and a wide range of disciplines