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Dalai Lama to Kick Off Visit to Birmingham at UAB Scientific Symposium

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A UAB scientist will participate in a panel alongside other brain plasticity experts and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
14-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UAB Research Examines Youth Sports Injury Rates

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Study explores patterns such as top 5 most common sports and recreation injuries.
13-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

UAB's Gakumo Named Among Select Group of RWJF Nursing Scholars

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Carrie Ann Gakumo, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, is one of 12 U.S. nursing educators to be selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
6-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

UAB Graduate Leads Ebola Containment Efforts in Nigeria

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Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., graduated from the UAB School of Public Health in 2010 and now serves as the head of the National Ebola Emergency Operations Center in Africa’s most populous country.
3-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Nearly $3 Million Awarded to Battle Health Disparities

The award is part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiative to support public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending.
3-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT

UAB Project Teaches Families to Prevent Infant Deaths

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A $22,000 grant/gift provided to the UAB Women and Infants Services by the March of Dimes and McDonald’s has led to an ongoing three-year education and research project called “Each One Teach One: SIDS Prevention” in an effort to curb these...
2-Oct-2014 12:40 PM EDT

Replacing the Wheelchair

The Movi chair is a replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair. It is designed for use in a hospital or skilled-nursing facility, or even in the home as a mobility aid. Designed with the safety and comfort of patients and care givers in mind.
25-Sep-2014 12:35 PM EDT

Novel Mechanism Involved in Memory Discovered by UAB Researchers

Researchers at UAB report in Nature the discovery of a novel mechanism in the brain involved in the formation of memory and learning. The discovery could have therapeutic ramifications for conditions including dementia, age-related memory loss or...
17-Sep-2014 4:25 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

The Science of Beer and Coffee According to a UAB Chemist

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Chemical properties play a powerful role in the development of flavors.
29-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs for #HepC/HIV Coinfected Patients #AIDS2014

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21-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Genomics Investigator Works Toward Cancer Prevention with Award-Winning Research

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UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert on Ukraine Crisis Available to Speak

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28-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert Offers Affordable Care Act Tips Ahead of Open Enrollment Deadline

As the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace draws to a close, one UAB health policy expert points to confusion and says to seek help or risk penalty.
21-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Gear Up for Flood Risk

Flooding could be severe this spring. Emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Sarah Nafziger says be ready.
19-Mar-2014 10:55 AM EDT

Dallas Buyers Club: An AIDS Specialist Takes on the Oscar-Nominated Movie

Dallas Buyers Club captures the despair and frustration of the AIDS crisis but misses the mark on profits. In a video interview, Dr. Mike Saag, past pres. of the HIV Medical Assn & director of the Center for AIDS Research, gives a non-Hollywood...
21-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

UAB Experts Available, Presenting at 2014 International Stroke Conference

UAB will contribute newsworthy presentations, and it has a number of experts available to weigh in on the news coming out of the conference.
12-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST

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