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david standaert Study of cannabidiol oil for severe seizures to begin

UAB will enroll 100 subjects in two studies — for adult  and pediatric patients — to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil for people with seizures that are not controlled by available therapies.

“What we learn from these investigations could have a profound impact on the lives of many adults and children," said David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Neurology. "We are honored to have been entrusted with this effort by the Alabama Legislature.”

Apply for enrollment at www.uab.edu/cbd.

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Good news from SACS-COC visit to UAB A Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges reaffirmation committee completed its on-campus visit this week as part of UAB’s reaccreditation process. In an email to students, faculty and staff, Provost Linda Lucas shared positive preliminary results.

"While the committee’s report is preliminary and will not be final until reviewed and approved by the SACS-COC Board of Trustees, we could not have hoped for a better outcome at this point in the process. In its review of UAB’s adherence to the Principles of Accreditation, the committee requires no follow-up, and no formal recommendations were necessary for our Quality Enhancement Plan," Lucas said.

See full text of the email.

Get updates and provide input on UAB initiatives at UAB Forward.

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