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Researchers at The University of Alabama have shown a tiny worm can replicate genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease, expanding the breadth of preclinical models for the disease.
February 18, 2019
Dr. Mercy Mumba, assistant professor in UA’s Capstone College of Nursing, was recently honored with the Southern Nursing Research Society’s Early Science Investigator Award.
January 24, 2019
As the epidemic continues to grip the nation, the need for more health care professionals to combat addiction and substance abuse disorders is paramount, according to UA research.
January 23, 2019
The national Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has funded a joint project between The University of Alabama and Florida International University to test the efficacy of a web and mobile application designed for...
December 10, 2018
Undergraduate students at The University of Alabama can enroll in the state’s first educational neuroscience program by the fall 2020 semester.
November 1, 2018
A University of Alabama professor’s latest online exhibition explores methods used by tobacco companies for years to target African Americans and other minority groups.
October 30, 2018
A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human...
October 8, 2018
Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance...
August 29, 2018
UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.
August 23, 2018
Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain...
August 1, 2018
Though 1,000 times smaller than a human hair’s width, Andhra, and other viruses like her, could prove vital as researchers seek new approaches in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
July 9, 2018
The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing is one of six universities nationwide to receive funding through a mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support the National Institutes...
June 15, 2018
The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences is adding a Master’s in Public Health program, which will be offered both on campus and by distance.
June 13, 2018
With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in...
May 23, 2018
Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five...
May 22, 2018