Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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Professor Jianguo Gu, Ph.D., was the first to publish direct evidence that the Piezo2 channel is the sensor for light touch in 2014. His lab continues to pioneer research that could ease the burden of chemotherapy, excruciating facial pain and other conditions.
Angela Stowe, Ph.D., director of Student Counseling Services, offers ways to “grow your resiliency and make it stronger.”
More than 1,000 students and postdocs participated, revealing high levels of stress and rates of depression across campus. These results have already sparked several new programs and initiatives; anyone can contribute ideas and perspectives following a second seminar Nov. 16.
In a new paper, UAB experts in counseling and health behavior adapt the widely used Phases of Disaster Model to help colleges and universities respond to unique needs during COVID.

UAB faculty and staff from four separate schools and units have contributed to the international standards in health care simulation, reinforcing UAB’s position among the world leaders in the field.

Students in this innovative, all-online master’s degree program share how they are equipped to bring change to their companies, and lead in a crisis.
The 13th cohort selected for Blaze Leadership Academy includes 25 faculty and staff from all UAB schools and the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as eight VP units and UAB Hospital.
Researchers from UAB’s Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention are collaborating with colleagues in Africa on a $5.8-million study to translate effective approaches from Zambia to rural Alabama — and vice versa.

Discoveries about neurotransmission in neuroglia were “heresy” at the time, but the work of UAB neurobiologist Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D., has inspired new approaches to treating brain disease — and an honorary issue of the journal Neurochemical Research.

The CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program at UAB, a collaborative effort between the Department of Computer Science and Department of Criminal Justice, has trained 23 graduate students since it began in 2017. A $300,000-plus renewal will continue the work to enhance America’s cyber-defenses.
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