Science Market Update

New Cardiovascular Research Center to Grow UAB Funding, Faculty, & Labs

Posted by Jaimee Saliba on Tue, Feb 14, 2012

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Tags: Biomedical expansion, cardiovascular research, Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham, Southern Region

UAB Cancer Center Wins $2.3M SPORE Award for Brain Tumor Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Nov 15, 2011

The University of Alabama in Birmingham runs one of an elite group of Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States, as designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  The NCI's Translational Research Program is in charge of administering SPORE awards, which are focused on specific organ sites.  Now UAB is also a SPORE grantee for its brain tumor program, thanks to a recent $2.3M award over three years to its Cancer Center in conjunction with the UAB Division of Neurosurgery. UAB is one of only four institutions to receive a brain-tumor SPORE grant.

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Tags: cancer research, Southeast, Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham

University of Alabama partners with SANYO in stem cell breakthrough

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Jun 29, 2011

Despite controversy surrounding stem cell research, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, partnering with SANYO corporation, are pressing forward with a new machine representing a breakthrough in the treatment of patients using stem cells.

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Tags: Stem cell research, Southeast, Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham

NIH Funded Science Research at UAB Develops New Test for CMV Disease

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Jun 09, 2011

Science research at the University of Alabama, Birmingham has led to a new, simple, and cost-effective test for the cytomegalovirus infection that may cause acute hearing loss in infants.

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Tags: biomedical research, Southeast, Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham

Marketing Biotechnology Research at the Univ of Alabama Birmingham

Posted by BCI Staff on Sat, Apr 23, 2011


The biotechnology sector is growing and graduate students in the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Master's Program in Biotechnology are ready to build their careers (and Birmingham's biotech future) on that promise.  While there are several innovative business-science hybrid master's programs that have emerged recently in the US (see our two April 12 blogs), UA's is the first in the South and unique in its approach.

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Tags: Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham, industry news, Southern Region

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