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Frances Lund, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Microbiology at UAB, is the principal investigator of a $17 million NIH grant, which will explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body. Click here for more


Immunologists Andre Ballesteros-Tato, Ph.D. Associate Professor, and Amber Papillion, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in his laboratory, along with collaborators at UAB, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, Roanoke, VA and NIAMS, Bethedsa, MD have reported in Science Immunology that the interplay of two interleukin signaling proteins, IL-6 and IL-2, affects the development of Tfh cells. The research may help guide future disease treatment. Click here for more


Anath Shalev, M.D., Director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center and colleagues at UAB have identified an early biomarker of Type 1 diabetes-associated beta-cell loss in humans — microRNA-204, or miR-204. Read more


Max Cooper, M.D., an internationally renowned immunologist who spent 40 years at UAB and is currently at Emory University, has received the 2019 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. Read More


Troy Randall, Ph.D., William J. Koopman Endowed Professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, is the latest winner of the UAB School of Medicine’s Featured Discovery. Read more


Immunologist Louis Justement, Ph.D., has been named president-elect of the largest coalition of biological and biomedical research associations in the United States, FASEB. Read more


Jake Chen, PhD has been recognized as one of the Top 100 most innovative AI leaders who are initiating data-driven transformation in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Read more

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