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.

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.”
This finding may point to a therapeutic target to treat tuberculosis, which kills 1.3 million people each year.
An animal model for mild traumatic brain injury shows microscopic neuropathology, as well as neurophysiological and biochemical changes.
Findings show that mitochondrial DNA may strongly influence cellular metabolism and susceptibility to metabolic diseases like heart failure or obesity.
A study of how experimental inhibitors bind a key flu protein may guide novel antiviral compounds.
Yabing Chen, Ph.D., and Ganesh Halade, Ph.D., have won 2018 “best paper” awards.
Ashlyn Burch’s DOE award lets her study at Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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