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Jamil Saad, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology, has been awarded an R37 Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award for his continued work with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1).

Frances Lund, Ph.D., Charles H. McCauley professor in the Department of Microbiology and director of the Immunology Institute, and Anoma Nellore, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, are the latest winners of the Heersink School of Medicine's Featured Discovery. This initiative celebrates important research from Heersink faculty members.

UAB is an ever-expanding community, and growth begins with leadership. That is why we are so proud that, from February 1-June 30, 18 new full-time faculty members joined the Heersink School of Medicine, and a number of existing faculty members assumed new leadership roles. Two examples of these dedicated, engaging, innovative and inspiring individuals who bring fresh ideas and perspectives to our school are Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS, and J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, Ph.D.

Jianmei Leavenworth, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Department of Microbiology, and Satoru Osuka, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, introduce the Brain Tumor Research in Progress Forum.

Extended research has been conducted to understand how Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) can remain in the body for many years without causing any symptoms of the disease, only to suddenly become active and cause an explosive outbreak of tuberculosis (TB).

J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, Ph.D., has been named the chair of the UAB Department of Microbiology.
The Office of Research for the Heersink School of Medicine highlights the work of the Structural Biology Forum and Jamil Saad, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology, in this Team Action for Scientific Solutions article.
The Heersink School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Jamil Saad to gain insights about the research of this study, UAB, and the science community.

As the Heersink School of Medicine grows, the leadership has defined four new research focus areas to grow over the next five to seven years. This part explores the next focus area, I-4ward.

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