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.

Understanding how reductive stress is controlled may help personalize treatment of heart failure patients, leading to better outcomes.

The histone methyltransferase DOT1L — the potential target — is overexpressed in ovarian cancer, and high levels of expression correlate with reduced progression-free and overall survival.

MicroCT of infected human lung tissue, along with histology and immunohistochemistry, was used to construct images of TB granulomas, airways and vasculature.

Intranasal vaccination is needle-free and elicits immunity at the site of infection, the respiratory tract.
This research suggests that a path to treat currently untreatable cases of cystic fibrosis is clearly achievable.
A small molecule inhibitor has been identified that reduces the growth of uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly cancer of the eye.

The largest coalition of biological and biomedical research associations in the United States, known as FASEB, advocates for the basic biomedical research community.

This novel virulence trait, which increases severity of S. pneumoniae superinfection, involves pneumococcal surface protein A, now identified as an adhesin.

A comprehensive health-screening program in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal has found a high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled non-communicable diseases.

New results suggest the answer is no, implying that the role of tau in the pathogenesis of Lewy body dementias is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.
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