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Honors Student Wins Top Poster Award

Monica Sai Pasala, a biomedical sciences major from Birmingham, recently won the best poster award at the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Atlanta.

Monica Sai Pasala won the best poster award at the recent National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Atlanta. Pasala is a ...
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Fall issue of “Perpetua” showcases undergraduate research at UAH

The fall issue of "Perpetua: The UAH Journal of Undergraduate Research" is currently available online. "This issue features a diverse collection of contributions from fields including business, nursing, chemistry, biology, computer science, and sociology," says Emily Hartsell, a junior biological sciences major who serves as the ...
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Experimental therapies for an unknown disease relieve a woman’s five-month suffocating odyssey

Graduate student Thi Nguyen and Steve Duncan, M.D.

It all began with the simple task of burning leaves. Maybe there was some poison ivy among the leaves. Maybe not. Donna Lisenbee doesn’t really know. Neither do the physicians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who ...
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UAH’s New Faculty Research Program awards over $100,000 to 11 faculty members

Dr. Shannon Mathis is one of 11 new tenure-track faculty members to receive funding through the New Faculty Research Program, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Dr. Mathis’ research focuses on reducing fall risk and ...
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New NIH-funded studies will examine risk factors for age-related diseases

Liou Sun, Ph.D.

biology lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham gains increased funding with the addition of two grants from the National Institutes of Health. The research team will use the funding to better understand the correlation between the biology of aging and neurodegenerative ...

Care could improve for dialysis patients with development of bionanomatrix gel with $2 million grant

End stage kidney disease affects more than 600,000 people in the United States. A team of physicians and researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and spinoff startup company Endomimetics is looking to improve the care for these patients with a grant from the National Institutes of Health. More ...

AGHI recognized as top collaboration in the southeast

Atlanta, Ga. – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medicine and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology were recognized for their groundbreaking collaboration in genomics at the annual Health Connect South symposium in Atlanta, Ga. The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) was one of several collaborations aimed at improving health ...

NSF grant funds UAH optics major’s research on ultrafast nanophotonics

Thanks to a supplemental grant from the NSF, UAH senior optical engineering major Dane Rich was able to spend the summer conducting research on ultrafast nanophotonics under the supervision of Dr. Lingze Duan.

When Dr. Lingze Duan, associate professor in the Department of ...

Preventing autoimmune disease after a viral infection

André Ballesteros-Tato, Ph.D.

The key weapon against viruses and bacteria that invade the body is production of antibodies, which act like guided missiles to attack and neutralize pathogens. But as the body throws its effort into making ever-better antibodies during an infection, the random mutations that ...

USA Developing Next Gen Forensic Tools

The University of South Alabama will partner with multiple industries and universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government agencies, nonprofits and private industry. The Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) partnership received National Science Foundation (NSF) support to create a new Center ...
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