New discoveries about enzyme’s metabolic role may lead to better diabetes treatments

For the first time, a team led by UAH, a part of the University of Alabama System, has characterized the metabolic function of a phosphatase enzyme called mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-2 (MKP-2), as well as the enzyme’s pathophysiology in obesity, Type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

VioClean product wins UAH student team $8,000 first prize in Boeing competition

VioClean, a garment and towel sanitizer that uses a technology being patented by The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has won a student team first place and $8,000 in the recent Boeing New Business Challenge, an annual event hosted and facilitated by the College of Business.