+44 7868 792050
Women and Infants Center
Brian Sims earned a dual MD/PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and UAB School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Washington University, St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He returned to Birmingham where he completed his Fellowship in Neonatology at UAB. As a Fellow he received the American Academy of Pediatrics NRP Young Investigator Award. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with UAB Neonatology. He is a former recipient of the Harold Amos Faculty Development Award through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Sims received a 2 year CHRC K12 award that he used to study neural precursors and neuroprotective pathways. He is actively involved in teaching high school, college, medical and graduate students and was recently awarded the Presidents Award for Diversity.
Dr. Sims has an established research laboratory which focuses on neonatal brain injury. His work attempts to provide strategies that protect the premature neonatal brain.