Center for Free Radical Biology (CFRB)



Faculty Administrative Position

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    Rakesh Patel Ph.D., Director

    Rakesh Patel PhD is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pathology, and Director of the UAB Center for Free Radical Biology. He is a graduate of the University of Essex, England (BSc with Hons (1993) and PhD in Biochemistry (1996)) and moved to UAB in 1997. He is also director of the UAB Translational and Molecular sciences Certificate and T32 Program (for Predocs), and past Director of the Department of Pathology Graduate Program (7y), UAB Pathobiology and Molecular Medici...

  • Center Members - Faculty

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    Anita Hjelmeland Ph.D., Associate Scientist (C)

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    David Pollock, Senior Scientist (C)

    Dr. Pollock earned his Ph.D. degree in Physiology from the University of Cincinnati in 1983. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then spent two years as a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Circadian Physiology at Harvard University in Boston before taking a position in the Drug Discovery division of Abbott Laboratories in Chicago. In 1995, he accepted a faculty position in Vascular Biology Center at the Medical College of Georgia (n...

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    Douglas Moellering, Scientist (C)

    Douglas “Doug” Moellering, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Health Professions, and Department of Nutrition Sciences. He also serves as the Director for Nutrition Sciences undergraduate programs and specifically for the undergraduate major in Biobehavioral Nutrition and Wellness. He is a past Chairperson of the UAB Faculty Senate Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and the School of Health Professions Academic Affairs Committee. He is also the...

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    Jennifer Pollock, Senior Scientist (C)

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    Jianhua Zhang Ph.D., Scientist (C)

    The Zhang Lab is seeking a postdoctoral scholar and a graduate student or a MSTP student. We are a very collegial and diverse group working on exciting new research integration of autophagy, metabolism and redox signaling in the nervous system in the context of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases at the Department of Pathology in University of Alabama at Birmingham.

    Interested, passionate, and dedicated to design and perform interesting and important research<...

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    John Chatham D.Phil., Scientist (C)

    John Chatham received his D.Phil. in 1987 from John Chatham received his D.Phil. in 1987 from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford in the UK. He completed his post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1989. He is currently Professor of Pathology in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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    Keshav Singh Ph.D., Senior Scientist (C)

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    Syed Shaida Andrabi, Scientist (C)

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