Discoveries in the Making - Cystic Fibrosis: A New Approach
Monday, 1 August 2016 - 6:30pm
Discoveries in the Making is an educational outreach program that seeks to share the newest research and exciting progress being made by UAB graduate students. This month features Kathryn Oliver presenting "Cystic Fibrosis: A New Approach to Correcting the Basic Defect." Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that causes mucus buildup in the lungs, pancreas and intestines. As a result, patients with CF are unable to digest nutrients, leading to persistent lung infections and progressive difficulty breathing.
Join us as we discuss After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman
When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette Bambi Gottschalk at a Valentines Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrativeif not all legalbusinesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambis comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes.
Drummer Dave Crenshaw has toured with international superstar R&B singer Maxwell and is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. He will lead a jazz combo for his performance here.
This incredible and touching true story of Miles Scott, a five year-old cancer patient whose wish to be Batman's sidekick for a day became one of the Make-A-Wish Foundation's most memorable moments (2015, PG, 87 minutes). Free admission and refreshments. 444-7840