Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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The Precision Diagnostics Laboratory effort, led by Craig Mackinnon, M.D., Ph.D., will support surgeons, oncologists and other clinicians with the latest tests and custom assays, starting with gene panels for cancer and drug metabolism that return answers in hours, not weeks.

A decade ago, Liz Worthey’s computational skills saved a life and earned her a profile in a Pulitzer-winning article. Now at UAB, this new recruit is creating tools and building collaborations to transform these extraordinary efforts into a routine part of patient care.

A social worker turned social media detective is the latest success story from UAB’s cyber security programs, in which students can get paid to outwit romance scammers, terrorists, bank thieves and more. 

Criminal Justice Chair Jeffery Walker, Ph.D., explains how in-demand crime analysts do their jobs and applies chaos theory to uncover the reasons neighborhoods fall apart.  

UAB researcher David Vance, Ph.D., has helped prove that boosting cognitive reserve can protect your brain as it ages. Here’s how you can leverage your UAB benefits to make it happen.

Augmented reality, sensors and high-speed internet could change the lives of 1 billion people worldwide with disabilities — with surprisingly little extra investment, according to a new paper by Institute for Human Rights Director Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

A new textbook by Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., the first of its kind, can help physicians diagnose and treat an often-puzzling condition with a host of causes.

So three students and their instructor, Health Behavior Chair Kevin Fontaine, Ph.D., walk into a class — and explain why an Honors College seminar on comedy and well-being is such a hit.    

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