• Dr. Jill Richter is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery at UAB. Dr. Richter is a biomedical engineer by training, and she received her B.S. and M.S. degrees from North Carolina State University. For her doctoral work, Dr. Richter attended the School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, a joint program between Wake Forest University and Virginia Tech, and she completed her research training at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Richter trained as an NIH T32 Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cincinnati in the Department of Surgery. After moving to UAB in 2013, Dr. Richter completed additional postdoctoral fellowships in the Departments of Radiology, Pathology and Anesthesiology. Her faculty appointment at UAB began in December of 2016.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Plasma Angiopoietin-2/-1 Ratio is Elevated and Angiopoietin-2 Levels Correlate with Plasma Syndecan-1 Following Pediatric Trauma 2019
    2019 Genetic strategy to decrease complement activation with adenoviral therapies 2019
    2018 Leukoreduction of packed red blood cells attenuates proinflammatory properties of storage-derived microvesicles 2018
    2018 Role of heme in lung bacterial infection after trauma hemorrhage and stored red blood cell transfusion: A preclinical experimental study 2018
    2017 Methods to Evaluate Cell Growth, Viability, and Response to Treatment in a Tissue Engineered Breast Cancer Model 2017
    2014 Novel keratin (KeraStat™) and polyurethane (Nanosan®-Sorb) biomaterials are hemostatic in a porcine lethal extremity hemorrhage model 2014
    2014 A dual-reporter, diagnostic vector for prostate cancer detection and tumor imaging 2014
    2014 Macrophage-derived chemokine (CCL22) is a novel mediator of lung inflammation following hemorrhage and resuscitation 2014
    2013 Hemostatic properties and the role of cell receptor recognition in human hair keratin protein hydrogels 2013
    2012 Microparticles from stored red blood cells activate neutrophils and cause lung injury after hemorrhage and resuscitation 2012
    2012 Structure-property relationships of meta-kerateine biomaterials derived from human hair 2012
    2011 Mechanisms of hepatocyte attachment to keratin biomaterials 2011
    2011 Mechanical and biological properties of keratose biomaterials 2011
    2010 A Review of Keratin-Based Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications 2010
    2008 Cyclic tensile strain increases interactions between human epidermal keratinocytes and quantum dot nanoparticles 2008
    2007 A linear dilution microfluidic device for cytotoxicity assays 2007
    2007 Effects of mechanical flexion on the penetration of fullerene amino acid-derivatized peptide nanoparticles through skin 2007
    2006 Fullerene-based amino acid nanoparticle interactions with human epidermal keratinocytes 2006


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    2016 Imaging and Adenoviral Gene Therapy.  767-802. 2016

    Research Overview

  • trauma, hemorrhage, resuscitation, endothelial glycocalyx, lung injury, bioengineered in vitro models, mechanotransduction signaling
  • Full Name

  • Jillian Richter