Posts Tagged ‘UAB’


Carly the Catalyst

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Oil derived from the marijuana plant can reduce and even eliminate seizures for patients who can’t find relief with other medications.

Cystic Fibrosis Cure in Sight

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A cystic fibrosis researcher sees the life-altering effects of a treatment that attacks the disease at its root.

Diabetes In Check

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A common blood pressure drug is proving to address underlying cause of diabetes, one clinical trial patient at a time.

A Race Against Time for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A researcher new to UAB brings an added ray of hope to a family fighting for a cure for to stop their son’s muscular dystrophy.

How Geographic and Racial Factors Impact Stroke

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Stroke is the best example of a disease that’s possible to prevent and very hard to treat, according to Dr. George Howard of UAB’s School of Public Health. And that’s just was he is working to do along with his colleague (and wife) Dr. Virginia Howard.

Stopping Parkinson’s in Its Tracks

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Currently there are no known treatments available to change the course of Parkinson’s disease, only treatments for symptoms. But research at UAB is working to be a part of providing the first therapy that slows or halts the disease itself.

Killer Birds and Family Feuds: What To See on Stage in October

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

You might think you know the story of The Birds from 1953 Hitchcock film. The play by the same name, though, is a distinct narrative, but not completely.

Meet the New Alys Stephens Center Executive Director

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Anna M. Thompson wants to bring Birmingham productions you aren’t going to see anywhere else.

UAB’s Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk Takes Things in a Classical Direction

Monday, August 1st, 2016

I don’t really have a motto, but perhaps the best way to sum up my philosophy of living is to have a balanced life.

One-on-One: Karri Bentley of UAB & Rodney Davidson of Dogstar Design

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The wonders of marketing and the importance of the single defining message or image dominated this month’s One on One conversation between veteran graphic designer Rodney Davidson and UAB marketer Karri Bentley. Rodney Davidson of Dogstar Design and Illustration has made a career out of seeking out the simple, defining image and then creating a… Read More

The Researchers

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Birmingham is at the center of medical research and breakthroughs. Meet some of the people leading the way. Written by Richard James Photography by Liesa Cole Dr. Louise Chow Turning the tide on HPV Dr. Louise Chow’s focus is razor sharp. The object: human papillomavirus. “Our lab has been conducting basic research on the pathobiology… Read More