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Tugs and Pulls: How a Molecular Motor Untangles Protein

E. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and...
1-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

King Crabs Threaten Antarctic Ecosystem Due to Warming Ocean


Predators’ arrival could radically alter marine life.
23-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB to Lead $9.4 Million Trial to Improve Blood Pressure in the Black Belt


UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
28-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Truth About Vaccines: They Are Safe, and They Save Lives


David Kimberlin, M.D., is the vice chair of Pediatrics, co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UAB and a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which...
24-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB Research Finds Automated Voice Imitation Can Fool Humans and Machines


UAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.
25-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAB School of Nursing Awarded Prestigious Komen Traineeship


Three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
24-Sep-2015 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Standard Treatment Better Than Proposed Alternative for Unexplained Infertility

Clomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.
23-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Multidisciplinary Clinical Center for Care, Diagnosis and State-of-the-Art Research

UAB, FMM and SeaHorse announce a comprehensive clinical program for the diagnosis of neuromuscular mitochondrial diseases using precision medicine models for monitoring therapeutic interventions.
23-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vitamin K Shots Necessary to Prevent Internal Bleeding in Newborns


While babies are born with very little vitamin K, and the only way to sufficiently supplement it is through an injection soon after birth, some parents are shying away from the shots.
9-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT

VA Media Shooting Leaves Journalists Feeling Vulnerable, in Need of Healing, Says UAB Psychologist

26-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Injuries From Wearing High Heeled Shoes Increasing, Says UAB Injury Researcher

19-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UAB Career Professionals Share Wisdom for New Graduates, Job Seekers

New graduates and students hoping to find a job or choose a career can increase their chances by heeding the advice of professional career planners. Specialists in Career and Professional Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham share...
6-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Who’s Hiring? New Grads See Brighter Job Market in 2015

More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.
5-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

HIV Pioneer: Use Lessons From the Epidemic to Improve Health-Care System


Michael Saag, M.D., spreads message from first book to TEDxBirmingham attendees; says three lessons can help enact change.
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Your Social Media Footprint: Friend or Foe?

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.
27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

How to Get the Internship You Want

Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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