Carter, Angela, Ph.D.

Dr. Angela CarterInstructor

Areas of Interest 
neuroendocrine tumorigenesis and pathophysiology, tumor-derived hormonal induction of gastrointestinal disease, bioengineering microbial-based therapeutics, host-microbe interactions

Galli, Aurelio, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Dr. Aurelio Galli

Director for Gastrointestinal Biology Research

Director, CINEMA

Areas of Interest
brain development and plasticity, neurotransmitters, substance abuse, obesity and bariatric surgery

Day, Jeremy J., Ph.D.

Jeremy DayAssociate Professor, Neurobiology

Areas of Interest
addiction, learning and memory, epigenetics, non-coding RNAs

Gamble, Karen, Ph.D.

Dr. Karen GambleAssociate Professor, Psychiatry and Neurobiology 


Areas of Interest
chronobiology, sleep, circadian rhythms, neuroscience, electrophysiology

Grams, Jayleen, M., M.D.

Dr. Jayleen GramsAssociate Professor
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Birmingham VA
Assistant Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
Assistant Chief of Surgical Services at Birmingham VA
Director, CINEMA

Areas of Interest
foregut and bariatric surgery, achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal or paraesophageal hernias, morbid obesity and metabolic syndrome, role of microbiome in obesity, outcomes research

Habegger, Kirk, Ph.D.

Dr. Kirk HabeggerAssociate Professor, UAB Department of Medicine

 Areas of Interest 
energy metabolism research, endocrinology, biochemistry and integrative physiology

Hardaway, Andrew J., Ph.D.

ahardawaAssistant Professor, Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology
Associate Scientist, Nutrition Obesity Res Center (NORC)  

 Areas of Interest
systems neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, obesity, eating disorders

Matthies, Heinrich, Ph.D.

Dr. Heinrich Matthies

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
brain development and plasticity, neurotransmitters, substance abuse

Richter, Jillian R., Ph.D.

Jillian Richter, MDAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest 
trauma, hemorrhage, resuscitation, endothelial glycocalyx, lung injury, bioengineered in vitro models, mechanotransduction signaling