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.

Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D., is the first recipient of an underrepresented faculty research fellowship.
Development of effective approaches to target these persistent leukemic stem cells is a challenge for better cancer care.
Curtis studies cognitive resilience against Alzheimer’s disease.
Heart failure after a heart attack is a global epidemic, with 50 percent of patients dying within five years.
BK polyomavirus reactivation is a major source of kidney damage in transplant recipients leading to rejection, so reducing viral levels may save more kidneys.
No current therapy for multiple sclerosis exists to halt the progression of this autoimmune disease.
The Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize is the most prestigious award in the polycystic kidney disease field.
Antibody-producing immune cells are vital to fight pathogens and are involved in autoimmunity.
This week, the UAB junior will travel to a D.C. conference and tell U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby about her research on Alzheimer’s disease.
Tissue-resident B cells likely have important differences that affect autoimmunity and transplant rejection.
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