Center for AIDS Research

Center for AIDS Research

Center for AIDS Research

The UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), situated in the Medical Center complex of the University, is one of the seven original Centers, established in 1988 by the Centers for AIDS Research at the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), to stimulate research and scientific advancement concerning HIV/AIDS.

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) was established in 2008 and is funded by a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (National Institutes of Health grant UL1TR003096).

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Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science

Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science

Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science

The Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science Vision is to create a world where people with disabilities will be afforded the same opportunities for a high quality of life and purposeful living as all other individuals.

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Center for Exercise Medicine

Center for Exercise Medicine

Center for Exercise Medicine

The vision of the UAB Center for Exercise Medicine (UCEM) is to cultivate an environment that establishes UAB among the nation's leaders in exercise biology and medicine research and education.

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Center for Free Radical Biology

Center for Free Radical Biology

Director(s):

  • Rakesh Patel, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • (205) 975-9225
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Administrator(s):

  • Samantha Gromko
  • (205) 975-9561
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School Affiliation(s): School of Medicine

Service Scope: UAB Internal And External

Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration

Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration

Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration

Center for Nanoscale Materials and Biointegration is a world-class interdisciplinary research and student training center focusing on the synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials with broad applicability in materials under extreme environments, nano-enabled biomedical imaging and drug delivery platforms, and nanostructured coatings and materials for biomedical implants and vascular grafts.

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Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education membership is comprised of faculty and research staff from across UAB representing the Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Health-Related Professions, Nursing, Optometry, Dentistry, Business, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

The UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is a driving force in the field of palliative and supportive care, leading the way in competent and compassionate clinical care, collaborative research, community outreach and training.

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Center for the Study of Community Health

Center for the Study of Community Health

Center for the Study of Community Health

The UAB Center for the Study of Community Health is one of the 26 Prevention Research Centers across the US funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Center focuses on reducing health risks among underserved populations throughout the state of Alabama and plays a leading role in the development of community-based participatory research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

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Civitan International Research Center

Civitan International Research Center

Civitan International Research Center

The Civitan International Research Center (CIRC) is an interdisciplinary center focusing on the development of the mind-brain through our unique mission of service, education and research. The CIRC was established in 1989 on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with the support of Civitan International - a volunteer service organization.

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Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone and Autoimmunity Center

Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone and Autoimmunity Center

Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone and Autoimmunity Center

The Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Autoimmunity has worked to establish collaborative synergies across schools, departments and divisions. Building on its traditional strengths in immunology and autoimmunity, the Center faculty has developed programs in translational human genetics (focusing on the immunogenetic basis of autoimmune disease) and in outcomes and population-based research, in addition to research themes encompassing experimental therapeutics, bone cartilage and connective tissue, immunology, autoimmunity, autoimmunity and inflammation and neuroimmunology.

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Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center

The Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center (CCVC) will help to position UAB and expand growth in newer, high-impact areas of science such as regenerative cardiovascular medicine, novel device-based therapeutics, and biological therapy.

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Integrated Center for Aging Research

Integrated Center for Aging Research

Integrated Center for Aging Research

The Integrative Center for Aging Research (ICAR) is a University-Wide Interdisciplinary Center. The mission of this interdisciplinary community is to promote the health and well-being of older adults and their families through Research, Education and Outreach initiatives.

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Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

The overall mission of the CNC is to promote and support interdisciplinary neuroscience research, clinical care and education at UAB.

Despite significant advances over the last 15 years in understanding many basic neurological processes, development of more effective treatments for neurological and psychiatric diseases have been identified as the largest and fastest growing unmet medical need in this country.

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Global Center for Craniofacial Oral and Dental Disorders

Global Center for Craniofacial Oral and Dental Disorders

Global Center for Craniofacial Oral and Dental Disorders

The Global Center for Craniofacial, Oral and Dental Disorders (GC-CODED) is a inter- and multi-disciplinary integrated center providing a focused forum for the diagnosis, treatment, development of novel therapeutics, gene discovery, student, resident and faculty training, education of the community, nation and the world related to disorders and syndromes of the craniofacial, oral complex and dentition.

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Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center

Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center

Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center

Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center, are committed every day to understand the disease performing the most innovative research to drive the development of cutting-edge therapies that significantly improve quality of life and life expectancy of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.

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Hypertension Research Center

Hypertension Research Center

Hypertension Research Center

The mission of the UAB Hypertension Center is to provide an environment and resources to support translational hypertension research from the early stages of basic science investigation through implementation of effective programs. Additionally, the UAB Hypertension Center will provide the infrastructure to enhance graduate and post-doctoral research and community outreach.

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Microbiome Center

Microbiome Center

Microbiome Center

The Microbiome/Gnotobiotics Shared Facility provides cancer investigators with access to cutting-edge microbiome analysis methodologies and gnotobiotic animal models designed to facilitate and strengthen the quality of cancer-related research.

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Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center

Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center

Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center

The UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center provides a critical connection between investigators and vulnerable populations. Our research and training programs enable young scientists to pursue research on health disparities, while our community outreach program identifies urgent health questions and needs and implements evidence-based strategies to reduce health disparities and promote health equity. The highlight of our work are the millions of underserved minority men, women, and children whose lives are impacted through our efforts.

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Nephrology Research and Training Center

Nephrology Research and Training Center

Nephrology Research and Training Center

the NRTC has been to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary infrastructure and environment to support the kidney-related research continuim from molecular pathways to model systems to man. The particular emphasis of this Center will be to focus on projects/experimental strategies that integrate basic concepts and clinical insights into translational research.

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O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is Alabama’s only cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute and is a national leader in driving cancer research, advancing new cancer treatments, engaging communities in cancer prevention and early detection initiatives, and training the next generation of cancer physicians and scientists.

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The Center for Women’s Reproductive Health

The Center for Women’s Reproductive Health

The Center for Women’s Reproductive Health

The department of Obstetrics and Gynecology established the Center for Women's Reproductive Health (CWRH) in 1993 with the mission to conduct research aimed at improving the reproductive health and survival of all women, especially minority and under-served women and offspring, and their families, and to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration between UAB researchers and others and developing scholars interested in women's reproductive health.

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UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center

UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center

UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center

UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center members are conducting cutting-edge research into the causes and mechanisms of diabetes, working on novel disease-altering therapies, training future generations of diabetes researchers and clinicians and providing the highest quality innovative care to diabetes patients.

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UAB Lung Health Center

UAB Lung Health Center

UAB Lung Health Center

The Lung Health Center (LHC) at UAB strives to deliver world-class services focusing on research, education and patient care that cultivate innovation, translation and dissemination of new biomedical and informational technologies as they apply to the field of lung health.

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UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center

UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center

UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center

The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is an NIH-funded, university-wide interdisciplinary research center established to foster a multidisciplinary approach to basic, clinical, and translational research and research training with an emphasis on understanding the causal factors underlying nutrition and obesity-related health problems and the generation and evaluation of evidence on their consequences, prevention, and alleviation.

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Vision Science Research Center

Vision Science Research Center

Vision Science Research Center

The VSRC has the specific goal of creating an internationally recognized center of excellence in vision science, which, by its research and related activities, will constitute a major resource for the generation of knowledge and the training of new vision scientists.

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