Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

An endowed scholarship fund honoring a founder of UAB’s ALS program will help undergraduates such as Yuri Kwon — set to present her work to the American Academy of Neurology in May — take part in groundbreaking research.

The winning proposal is a comprehensive approach to fixing Alabama’s complex health problems and includes 90 partners from government, business, education and more.

What can you do with a gene-editing tool like CRISPR? Laura Lambert, Ph.D., who builds one-of-a-kind models in UAB’s transgenic core facility, gives the lowdown along with researchers who took her heavily attended CRISPR workshop.

Grand Challenge finalist plans to make Alabama a model of healthy living by expanding proven innovations and changing policies, neighborhoods, schools and workplaces.

Lack of access to care is the biggest contributor to Alabama’s health woes and technology offers a solution, according to the REACH project, a finalist in the UAB Grand Challenge.

A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.

The project, a finalist in the Grand Challenge, promotes clinical intervention, education and research to prevent opioid overdoses.

Pay-to-publish journals are often outright scams and undermine the foundation of legitimate research, says Arline Savage, Ph.D. Here’s how faculty and their departments can defend themselves.

From national television appearances to hands-on mentoring events, faculty, alumni and students of the School of Engineering demonstrate that innovation and leadership have no boundaries.

Success will position UAB, Birmingham and all of Alabama at the epicenter of the race to develop the advanced materials that will power the 21st century.

Each year the UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents these awards during Women’s History Month to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. They will be honored during a special ceremony March 20.

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 proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" 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.

Richard Davis, M.D., came to UAB in 1973 as a resident. Now, he’s being honored March 1 for 45 years of service — in the same unit.

Four individuals and one student organization were honored with the President’s Diversity Champion awards, and UAB was recognized for excellence in diversity among higher education institutions by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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

retro art streamJoaquin Aldrete, M.D., led the team that performed the first liver transplant at University Hospital. In May of this past year, UAB’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute celebrated its 50th anniversary and a record of more than 14,000 organ transplants.

50thShieldONLY COLORAfter a $20 million renovation and rebranding, the new Hilton at UAB features conference and event facilities named for prominent figures in UAB’s history.

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the newly formed Department of Neurosurgery will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.
Curtis is co-director of the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders and associate scientist in the UAB Center for Metabolic Bone Disease.
Pittet joined the faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.
Additional funding has enabled Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology to provide more science learning opportunities to area schools
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