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Company Overview of University of Alabama at Birmingham

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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, environment, and nursing. The schools of the university include School of Arts & Humanities, School of Business, School of Engineering School of Medicine School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. UAB was founded in 1969 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama. It has endowment assets worth $247.6 millions.

701 20th St S Ab1070

Birmingham, AL 35233-2031

United States

Founded in 1936

Phone:

205-934-4636

Key Executives for University of Alabama at Birmingham

Chief Executive Officer of The University of Alabama-Birmingham Research Foundation
Chief Executive Officer of Health System
Age: 64
Associate Provost for Administration and Finance
Dean of School of Business
Age: 70
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Key Developments

Spotlight Innovation Inc. Enters into Research Agreement with University of Alabama At Birmingham

Spotlight Innovation Inc. entered into a Research Agreement with the University of Alabama at Birmingham to conduct studies to validate the efficacy of Spotlight Innovation's Immunoplex immunotherapy platform technology for metastatic breast cancer in mouse models. These pre-clinical studies are anticipated to take approximately six months and are intended to validate significant and highly favorable prior test data. The data will be submitted as part of an Investigational New Drug filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Lyse A. Norian, PhD, is the Principal Investigator. Dr. Norian conducted the original studies during her tenure at the University of Iowa. The study protocol includes the examination of primary tumor growth in mice, the examination of metastatic tumor growth in mice with resected primary tumors, and analyses of tumor-infiltrating and systemic leukocytes in tumor-bearing mice.

The University of Alabama At Birmingham Wins $24.89 Million Federal Contract

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, won a $24,888,105 federal contract from NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, for powered space refrigerator and freezer support services.

University of Alabama at Birmingham Hires Curtis A. Carver as New Chief Information Officer

University of Alabama at Birmingham has found its new chief information officer. Curtis A. Carver has been named the CIO and vice president of technology at the university beginning June 1. He will lead the direction of IT to support the administrative, academic and research missions of UAB and oversee the central IT organization in collaboration with the Health System Information Systems unit. Carver will also teach a computer science class at UAB. Carver comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, where he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer. Prior to that, he spent 27 years in the U.S military, serving at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point in a number of positions, as well as completing tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a platoon leader, senior signal officer, company commander, and battalion operations officer, among others.

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