Dr. Steve Lim, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine, was recently awarded a four-year, $1.54-million grant to evaluate a potential new treatment for those with atherosclerosis. Current lipid-lowering drug therapies, such as statins, have proven beneficial for some patients but not all suffering from…Read More
Two Mobile County teachers were awarded hundreds of dollars each by the College Football Playoff Foundation, Mobile’s LendingTree Bowl and the University of South Alabama in an effort to help further education, FOX10 reported. Murphy High School history teacher Krystle Smith and Phillips Preparatory School science teacher Darlene Castelin were surprised with checks on September…Read More
The U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded researchers at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine two grants totaling more than $1.07 million to study the replication of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). Dr. Mikhail Alexeyev, professor of physiology and cell biology at the college, is principal investigator of the studies. Natalya Kozhukhar, a research…Read More
University of South Alabama (USA) President Tony Waldrop recently announced his retirement following a seven-year tenure the school’s trustees said was “marked by substantial growth and enhancements to USA’s mission of education, healthcare, research and service.” Under his leadership, USA implemented a five-part strategic plan aimed at improving student access and success, enhancing research and…Read More
Dr. Tres Stefurak has been appointed associate dean at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Education and Professional Studies. Stefurak served as interim associate dean beginning in August 2020 until his recent promotion. “Stefurak will have administrative responsibilities for a variety of critical college functions and will provide leadership in the areas of…Read More
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