Research

Cognitive Neuroscientist to Lead the Alabama Life Research Institute

  • June 20, 2019

After a national search, Dr. Sharlene Newman will lead the Alabama Life Research Institute as executive director, charged with providing a coherent vision for collaborative life research that embraces the full range of disciplines represented on campus while strengthening UA’s research portfolio and profile

UA-Led Clinical Trial Finds No Difference in Tinnitus Treatments

  • May 28, 2019

A long-awaited, rigorous, randomized clinical trial comparing treatments for tinnitus, a perception of ringing in the ears, found no significant difference in patient outcomes between an innovative treatment and the current standard treatment.

A student conducts a magnetometry survey

On the Hunt for the Remnants of Surviving Slave Houses

  • May 23, 2019

After conducting surveys on the Magnolia Grove plantation home in Hale County, second-year anthropology graduate student Natalie Mooney may have discovered a pattern to find other slave houses in the Alabama Black Belt region that have been lost to time.

Better With Them

  • May 20, 2019

UA researchers are part of nationwide study to identify veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts.