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UAB announces co-chairs and the theme of its ambitious five-year philanthropic campaign.
The NSF will support a UAB/BBA collaboration through a $600,000 award — the first Partnership for Innovation grant ever given in Alabama.
UAB investigators are studying the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. Recruitment of volunteers for the project, called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study, begins in June.
UAB’s annual Give Kids a Smile event gets a year-round home in Shelby County.Read More
The plight of the Antarctic-based Adelie penguin reveals much about the future of our planet, according to UAB University Professor Jim McClintock, Ph.D. The story of the seabird’s struggle to adjust to the warming climate is captured in “Ghost Rookeries,” a four-minute film produced by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and narrated by actor Harrison Ford, who is on the foundation's board of advisers. The journey comes alive through the prose from McClintock’s book, “Lost Antarctica: Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula.”
For this acoustic show, Lovett will perform songs from his newest CD “Release Me,” which spent several weeks at No. 1 on the Americana charts.
Baptist Medical Center East was recognized by Truven Health Analytics on its 100 Top Hospitals list for 2013.
Richard M. Allman, M.D., director of the UAB Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, has won the Donald P. Kent award from the Gerontological Society of America
Partridge was honored for his exceptional talents and his commitment to make progress towards finishing the fight against cancer.
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