Sadis Matalon, Ph.D.

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Sadis Matalon, Ph.D., Dr.Sc. (Hon.)
Distinguished Professor and Alice McNeal Endowed Chair of Anesthesiology
Vice Chair for Research, Anesthesiology
Professor of Cell Biology, Physiology and Biophysics & Microbiology
Director, UAB Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center
School of Medicine
Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, UAB School of Public Health
Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Physiology – Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology


Dr. Matalon can be reached at 205.934.4231 or sadis@uab.edu, or contact Gloria Y. Son at gyson@uab.edu.


Clinical Subspecialty and Areas of Interest
RSV Induced Injury to Vectorial Alveolar Na+ Transport
Chlorine Injury to the Lung
RONS and Ion Channels


Education and Degrees

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, M.S., 1973

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ph.D., 1975


Awards and Honors

Keynote speaker, International Scientific Conference on "New Frontiers in Biomedicine and Biotechnology", Danube University and IMC University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria

Selected as the "Best Basic Science Professor" by the 2004 School of Medicine Class; recipient of the Caduceus award

Deputy Editor, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

Associate Editor, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology

Who's Who in ATS News

Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishment, American Thoracic Society

Keynote speaker, 24th Annual Pan-Hellenic Medical Symposium, Athens, Greece

Director, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advanced Study Institute on Acute Lung Injury, Corfu, Greece

Recipient, Argus Society Award for Instructional Excellence (Best Instructor, First Year Medical Class), University of Alabama at Birmingham

Recipient, Joint Health Sciences Presidential Teaching Award for 1997, University of Alabama at Birmingham

MERIT Award, National Institutes of Health

Nominated for the Best Basic Science Teacher Award, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Received award for Excellence in teaching (runner up to Best Instructor)

Career Investigator Award, American Lung Association

Fulbright Scholar, Macalester College


Professional Societies

American Thoracic Society    

The American Physiological Society


For publications, please see PubMed.


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