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.

UAB researchers work toward finding the biomarkers of autism for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Creating a fistula in the arm is vital before starting hemodialysis, yet half of fistulas fail to mature so that they are usable for dialysis.
These kidney macrophages reprogram to a developmental state after kidney injury, similar to those in newborn mice.
Graduates of the UAB Anatomical Sciences program will help meet a growing need for anatomists in health care programs.
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.

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