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.

Chaplin has been chosen as a distinguished fellow by the American Association of Immunologists for his contributions to the field of immunology.

Influenza NS1 can bind with the cell’s RIG-I protein, blocking the innate immune response
Coronary microvascular dysfunction is a precursor to later heart disease, heart failure and possible death.
Unsuspected genetic variation among strains of mice can surreptitiously confound data results.
This microbiome signature suggests that bacteria, or bacterial products, colonize the lungs far before birth.

Study points to a potential immediate treatment for this devastating disease.

A genomics tool can determine whether twins maintained identical gut strains, even after living apart for years.

Case studies show five people who found better treatments for neuropsychiatric symptoms from data collected while patients were at home.

In preclinical experiments, a metabolic inhibitor killed a variety of human cancer cells of the skin, breast, lung, cervix and soft tissues.

The UAB freshman immunology honors seminar recently held a Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter Matt Richtel.
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