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  1. President responds to faculty senate vote

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    The UAB Faculty Senate approved two resolutions during its specially called meeting Jan. 15. The first expressed their support for athletics. The second expressed a lack of confidence in the leadership…

  2. Optoepigenetics: Using Light to Switch Genes On and Off

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    Combining the light-sensitive protein cryptochrome 2 (Cry2) with site-specific delivery tools allows researchers to add or erase epigenetic marks in a matter of minutes. Jeremy Day, Ph.D., assistant…

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    • What you need to know about pediatric glaucoma

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      Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young…

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      • UAB Kidney Chain

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        Alan Thompson of Cantonment, Florida, was born in December of 1973 with a horseshoe kidney, a condition in which the kidneys fuse together at the lower end during fetal development. It’s a debilitating…

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        • UAB Kidney Chain

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          Kidney chain transplant recipient Mary Reed of Huntsville and Kelly Berwager of Hoover are UAB kidney chain transplant recipient and donor Nos. 31. The two met for the first time after their surgeries…

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          • UAB Kidney Chain

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            UAB surgeon Jayme Locke and UAB kidney chain transplant donor Shelly Gary and recipient Mary Reed discuss the record-breaking transplant chain. The chain, which began in December 2013, has matched…

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            • Mom of NFL player is 28th UAB Kidney Chain transplant recipient

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              Indianapolis Colts cornerback and special teams star Loucheiz Purifoy got to see his mom, Estella Floyd, for the first time since May recently when he visited home on a bye week. It was also the first…

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              • UAB trial to test promising new treatment approach for diabetes

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                Anath Shalev, MD, director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center, explains the “repurposing of verapamil as a beta cell survival therapy in type 1 diabetes” trial, which will test an…

              • Common blood pressure drug reverses diabetes in mice

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                New research conducted at UAB has shown that the common blood pressure drug verapamil completely reverses diabetes in animal models. Now, thanks to a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the JDRF,…

              • UAB Neuroplasticity and Healing Symposium with His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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                UAB Neuroplasticity and Healing Symposium with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. uab.edu

              • UAB Gurney Derby 2014

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                UAB's most storied and time-honored homecoming tradition was bigger and better than ever.

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                • Replacing the wheelchair

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                  Depicted in fifth century Chinese art, the wheelchair is not a new invention. The invalid carriage, called a Bath chair, was developed in Bath, England, around 1760. The modern, steel-frame, collapsible…

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