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Are there differences in the way that minority groups and people with low socioeconomic status experience chronic low back pain? Learn more about an ongoing study in this new series that looks behind the scenes of UAB’s latest grants and contracts.

In a talk at UAB on March 6, the NIH director shared his thoughts on exceptional opportunities for science and young scientists — and highlighted several exciting UAB projects.

Learn how UAB researchers are taking on the most feared complication of the new generation of blood-thinning drugs. 

An innovative grant aims to speed up antiretroviral therapy initiation for patients in the Deep South newly diagnosed with HIV.

UAB-led study finds that genetic variations associated with cognitive decline after BMT identify high-risk patients more accurately than current methods.

Go behind the scenes of UAB’s latest grants and contracts in this new series to discover a fresh approach to treat an autoimmune disease and its mysterious double-negative B cells.

Go behind the scenes of our latest grants and contracts in this new series — including a grant that is taking UAB investigators into the heart of the dark web of opioid trafficking.  

New research funding powers UAB investigators pushing the envelope in all areas of discovery. Go behind the scenes of our latest grants and contracts in this new series — including a peek inside an orbiting super-fridge that sips electricity in space.  

Diet and lifestyle choices fuel inflammation, which in turn contribute to heart disease, cancer and more, according to Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., and colleagues, who created a new way to quantify the effects of 19 foods and four lifestyle elements. See how your routine adds up.

In her lab, “gray-hair lady” Melissa Harris, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, is working on bringing pigment cells back from the dead.

Funding from AMERICAN Cast Iron Pile Co. will enable the School of Engineering to continue offering scholarships and hands-on research and learning experiences for the next six years.

Investigators attract major grants to use AI on failed drug trials, cell-free DNA and puzzling CT scans.

UAB neurobiologist Farah Lubin, Ph.D., went against type to go to college, change the paradigm on how memories are made and make science more welcoming for under-represented students.

Single-cell sequencing enables researchers to study disease as never before — even skipping through time to follow crucial populations. UAB experts explain what all the fuss is about and how to get started in single-cell research — a field that is wide open for discovery.

Biology postdoc Jessica Hoffman earns a career-launching NIH K99/R00 award with her intriguing research into size and lifespan in dogs and other species.

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.

Neurobiologist Summer Thyme, Ph.D., has built her own devices and software to leverage zebrafish models that shed light on genes associated with human schizophrenia.

Biostatistician Charity Morgan, Ph.D., delves into esoteric equations to advance research in the age of precision medicine.

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.

Two past Expo presenters explain what students have to gain from UAB’s undergraduate research showcase. Abstract submissions are open now through Nov. 18.

UAB is recruiting participants for the largest-ever study of an intensive reading intervention among high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorders. In another new trial, researchers are studying an intensive social intervention for young adults with ASD.

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.

Faculty at UAB developed Rigor, Reproducibility and Transparency to draw attention to common lab mistakes. The gamified online course has spread to 15 insitutions and counting.

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.

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