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    Amthor, Franklin, Senior Scientist (C) 1994 -

    My career has been devoted to understanding neural computation, both for its own sake and for the sake of making neural prosthesis that restore and augment human function. My specific research has been to investigate complex neural computations in retinal ganglion cells, the first locus in the visual system of highly specific and nonlinear analyses such as motion and directional selectivity.

    The first task I took on as a retinal researcher was to identify, by intracellular recording and...

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    Bellis Ph.D., Susan, Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Camata, Renato, Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Catledge, Shane, Associate Scientist (C) 2007 -

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    Chang Ph.D., Chenbei, Associate Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Curtis, Lisa, Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Darley-Usmar Ph.D., Victor, Senior Scientist (C) 2006 -

    Victor Darley-Usmar received his Ph.D. at the University of Essex in England and then moved to the University of Oregon as a Post-Doctoral Fellow to pursue his interests in the structure and function of mitochondrial proteins in human disease. After a period as a lecturer in Japan and ten years as a Research Scientist in Burroughs Wellcome in London he joined UAB to establish his own research group in the Department of Pathology in 1995. He has received multiple awards for training and mentorin...

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    De Andrade, Joao, Associate Scientist (C) 2007 -

    Dr. de Andrade completed his medical degree in 1990 at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (UFRGS) where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He came to the United States in 1994 and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and subsequently a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Un...

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    Ding, Qiang, Associate Scientist (C) 2008 -

    Dr. Qiang Ding is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Ding received his PhD degree in molecular and cellular pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After completing his postdoctoral fellowship training in the UAB Department of Pathology, Dr. Ding joined the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor. Dr. Ding is actively involved in education and service for...

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    Feng Ph.D., Xu, Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Gilbert, Shawn, Associate Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Javed Ph.D., Amjad, Associate Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Johnson Jr, Walter, Senior Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Kimberly M.D., Robert, Senior Scientist (C) 2006 -

    Robert P. Kimberly, MD, a native of New Haven, Conn., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Harvard Medical School after receiving a baccalaureate degree magna cum laude from Princeton University and a baccalaureate / master's degree from the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Dr. Kimberly's achievements and honors include election to Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University, a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University, a "First" class degree from Oxford, and election to both the America...

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    Korf M.D., Ph.D., Bruce, Senior Scientist (C) 2007 -

    Dr. Korf is Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Chair in Medical Genetics, Professor and Chair of the Department of Genetics, Director of the Heflin Center for Genomic Sciences at UAB, and Co-Director of the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine. He is a medical geneticist, pediatrician, and child neurologist, certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics (clinical genetics, clinical cytogenetics, clinical molecular genetics), American Board of Pediatrics, and American Board of Psychiatr...

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    Louis, Patrick, Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Mountz M.D., Ph.D., John, Senior Scientist (C) 2007 -

    Dr. Mountz is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the UAB Recombinant Inbred Strain Facility. Dr. Mountz is the Co-Director of the UAB Bone Center, the UAB Center for Aging, Basic Biology Component, and is a Physician at the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Mountz is the recipient of the J. W. & Virginia Goodwin-Warren D. Blackburn, Jr. Research Chair in Rheumatology (2002) and recipient of the Max Cooper Award for Excellence in Research (2003). Dr. Mountz was designate...

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    Pogwizd, Steven, Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Ponnazhagan Ph.D., Selvarangan, Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Prabhu, Sumanth, Senior Scientist (C) 2012 -

    Dr. Prabhu received a BS degree in Science from Penn State University and his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He did internal medicine residency and a basic research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and cardiovascular disease fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He was a cardiology faculty there as well as at the University of Louisville, before his arrival to UAB as Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. At ...

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    Samant Ph.D., Rajeev, Scientist (C) 2012 -

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    Samant, Lalita, Scientist (C) 2012 -

    Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D.,is Associate Director for Education and Training for the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB and Professor in the Department of Pathology. She also is Director of the Cancer Biology Graduate Theme at UAB. Shevde-Samant received her Ph.D. in Cancer Immunology at the Cancer Research Institute, University of Bombay,India. Following postdoctoral training in the area of metastasis at the Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University and at UAB, she was on faculty at ...

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    Sanders M.D., Paul, Senior Scientist (C) 2007 -

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    Sanderson Ph.D., Ralph, Senior Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Siegal M.D., Ph.D., Gene, Senior Scientist (C) 2006 -

    Dr. Siegal was born in New York where he attended college. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville and his PhD from the University of Minnesota. He was a Resident and Research Fellow at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and completed both a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, NIH and a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Prior to coming to UAB in 1990, he was a tenured faculty member at the University of North Carolina ...

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    Sittitavornwong, Somsak, Associate Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Thannickal, Victor, Senior Scientist (C) 2012 -

    Dr. Thannickal is Professor of Medicine and the Ben Vaughan Branscomb Chair of Medicine in Respiratory Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Following his fellowship training at Tufts University School of Medicine, he has held faculty positions at Tufts, University of Michigan and UAB, where he currently serves as director of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Under his leadership, the division has grown to over 65 faculty members and expanded its...

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    Vohra, Yogesh, Senior Scientist (C) 2008 -

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    Vyazovkin, Sergey, Scientist (C) 2008 -

    Prof. Vyazovkin graduated with honors from Belarusian State University. He then joined the Institute for Physical Chemistry (Minsk) where he worked until 1993. Since 1993 he had held visiting positions at the Technical University of Vienna (1993-1995) and University of Toledo (1995).

    Before joining the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he worked in the University of Utah (1995-2001) as a research faculty and the deputy director of the Center for Thermal Analysis.

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    Waite, Peter, Senior Scientist (C) 2006 -

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    Zayzafoon M.D., Ph.D., Majd, Associate Scientist (C) 2006 -

    Majd Zayzafoon, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology. He serves as the Director of the UAB-Center for Metabolic Bone Disease (UAB-CMBD), is Co-Director of the NIH P30 UAB Core Center for Basic and Translational Skeletal Research, and is PI of the NIH T32 Comprehensive Training Program in Bone Biology and Disease. Majd Zayzafoon was born in Birmingham and grew up in Norwich, England. He went to medical school at Damascus University, Syria where he obtained his MD degr...

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    Zhou, Yong, Scientist (C) 2008 -

    Dr. Zhou obtained his MD degree from Wuhan University in China and his PhD from Kyshu University in Japan. He completed his postdoctoral studies in the area of TGF-beta, matrix biology, and lung fibrosis at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he later became a Department of Pathology faculty member. In 2009, Dr. Zhou was recruited to the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, where he is now an Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Zhou has ...

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