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Most PPE goes on the provider, not the patient. A solution to this problem from UAB faculty earned them a commercialization grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Ten graduate faculty were honored with the UAB Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award during a virtual reception Sept. 9. See what the award recipients say they learned from UAB’s up-and-coming scientists.

A bioluminescent one-two punch targets mitochondria in cancer cells and evades the blood-brain barrier for a potential new treatment for neuroendocrine cancers, triple-negative breast cancer and brain cancers.

For almost all senior design teams, building a working prototype was impossible in these days of social distancing.

An online platform gives UAB innovators a chance to find creative solutions to front-line challenges. Anyone can post a clinical problem — or volunteer to help solve one.

Lab-grown human heart tissue could mean better drug tests, faster transplants and more accurate models of disease. To get there, Palaniappan Sethu, Ph.D., is stretching ingenuity.

New UAB research is combining mathematical modeling and advanced imaging to find the right mix of therapy for patients with a common subtype of breast cancer.

Forty years ago, the Department of Biomedical Engineering took root in the basement of Cudworth Hall. Today it spans three buildings and nearly 20,000 square feet of laboratory space.

A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.

From national television appearances to hands-on mentoring events, faculty, alumni and students of the School of Engineering demonstrate that innovation and leadership have no boundaries.

Researchers are working on a drug-delivery method specially designed to target cancer tumors.

UAB Biomedical Engineering Researcher Xincheng Yao receives $400,000 NSF Career Award for human retina research.

Three professors have won National Science Foundation Career Awards — a prize that the foundation describes among its most prestigious.

Ho-Wook Jun is one of three UAB professors to win a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in the past seven months.