Jeff Hansen

Jeff Hansen

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Research Editor

jeffhans@uab.edu • (205) 209-2355

Communicates UAB research discoveries and initiatives from across the university for a variety of audiences.

Specific beats include: biochemistry; cell, developmental and integrated biology; microbiology; molecular genetics; neurobiology; pathology; pharmacology and tocixology; Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance; Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the fourth-leading cause of death in the world.
The hygiene hypothesis says increased sanitation in industrialized countries has led to increases in asthma.
A novel informatics technique allows researchers to identify different strains of the same bacterial species.
SouthernBiotech, a UAB spinoff from the 1980s, will store and market these valuable research reagents.

Understanding the molecular basis of binding informs ways to prevent retroviral replication, including the HIV retrovirus.

This national honor recognizes Kearney’s distinguished contributions to immunology.

Up to now, it has not been clear if these cells might be useful to combat influenza infections or even if they exist at all.

The $30 million gift will go into an endowment — creating a yearly flexible fund of about $1.5 million that leadership of the cancer center and UAB School of Medicine can use in ways that best leverage further advancement of the cancer center.
Safe and effective therapeutic agents that can treat these cancer-causing viruses are greatly needed.
This Ph.D. training targets a Department of Education “area of national need.”
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