Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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A childhood illness, a year spent working for the UFC and an on-campus internship are all fueling a grad student’s goal of breaking down health care barriers through biotechnology.

Students in the Gulf Scholars Program work with mentors to design and implement projects addressing pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Take a trip into the Alabama BRAIN Lab in UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center, where a team led by neuroengineer Jamie Tyler, Ph.D., is working with patient groups to test promising neuromodulation treatments for chronic pain, insomnia and more.

The goal is to offer career development opportunities for all members of the NSF-funded IISAGE grant, led by Associate Professor Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., in the Department of Biology.

In a search that encompasses geckos, bats, sex-switching fish and more, the NSF-funded IISAGE team is seeking data to explain lopsided lifespans. A key question: How much wiggle room is there in aging?
This eye-opening experience is more popular than ever. Hear from faculty on how they incorporate the two-hour sim, now fully online, in their courses for undergraduates, graduates and professionals.

A chemical mystery drew Matthew Kiszla into tattoo research: Why are red inks most likely to cause rashes and other reactions? Now he is working to analyze commercial inks and looking for collaborators both scientific and artistic.

Key takeaways on retraining the nose after COVID, a drug that can take away persistent bad smells and more from Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., director of UAB’s Comprehensive Smell and Taste Clinic.

Continuous glucose monitors are “such a useful and impactful behavior modification tool” that half of his patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes now use these devices, said Fernando Ovalle, M.D., director of UAB’s Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Diabetes Clinic. Learn how data leads to better decisions and better control of diabetes.
“Why have I stayed?” Before he is honored March 21 for his five decades of service to UAB, Bob Hernandez, DrPH, Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration, answers this and other questions.
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