L. Burt Nabors, MD

L. Burt Nabors, MD, received his M.D. degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1991 and interned at the National Naval Medical Center. He completed a residency in Neurology at UAB in 1998 and a fellowship in Neuro-oncology in 1999 under the direction of Dr. Steven S. Rosenfeld. He joined the Neuro-Oncology Program in 1999 as an Assistant Professor of Neurology and assumed the position of Program Leader in 2005. He is board-certified in Neurology and holds medical licensure in Alabama. Currently Dr. Nabors is Professor and Vice-Chair of Neurology and Neurosurgery for Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He serves as the Medical Director of the Clinical Research Unit of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Co-leader of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Neuro-oncology Program. He maintains active basic, translational, and clinical research efforts. His laboratory is examining the role of RNA-binding proteins in neurological disease particularly cancer with an emphasis on therapeutic development.