Positions

Overview

  • Dennis Pillion has been a diabetes researcher and educator at UAB since 1979. In 2011 he retired from full-time work to assume a position as a part-time Professor. He currently lectures on Pharmacology to first and second year students in the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Optometry. He also teaches a course to undergraduate students in the Science and Technology Honors Program. As a volunteer, he serves as an advisor to the Alabama camp for children with diabetes and he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Diabetes Education and Camping Association.
  • Research Overview

  • Dr. Pillion previously studied insulin binding, delivery and action. He has patented through the UAB Research Foundation a series of excipients that can be used to deliver drugs nasally. This patent is licensed to Aegis Therapeutics, LLC in San Diego, CA.
  • Teaching Activities

  • STH299 - Interdisciplinary Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • STH299 - Interdisciplinary Seminar (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • OBHS112 - Fundamentals Dent/Optometry II (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • OBHS121 - Fundamentals of Dent and Opt 2 (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • OBHS221 - Sys 6 Hematology/Endocrine (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2101 - Respiratory Systems (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2102 - Musculoskeletal & GI Systems (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2105 - Hematology-Endocrinology (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT2106 - Board Review (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS211 - System 5 Musc/Skel/Skin/Gastro (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS151 - System 5 Respiratory (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS141 - System 3 Cardio/Renal/GU (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS141L - Sys. 3 Cardio/Renal/GU Lab (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT1205 - Cardiovascular & Renal Systems (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • OBHS121 - Fundamentals of Dent and Opt 2 (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS221 - Sys 8 Hematology/Endocrine (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • OPVS121 - Basic Science/Clin Opt II (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2101 - Respiratory Systems (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2102 - Musculoskeletal Systems (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2103 - GI Systems (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2105 - Hematology-Endocrinology (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2106 - Board Review (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PHR701 - Graduate Pharmacology I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS211 - System 6 Musc/Skel/Skin (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS212 - System 7 Gastrointestinal (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS151 - System 5 Respiratory (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT1203 - Neuroanatomy (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT1205 - Cardiovascular Systems (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT1206 - Renal Systems (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS141 - System 3 Cardiovascular (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • OBHS142 - System 4 Renal/GenU (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2237 - Pharmacology (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • OPT507 - Diabetes Eye and Health Care (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PHR200 - General Pharmacology (Winter Term 2009) 2008 - 2009
  • PHR701 - Graduate Pharmacology I (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PHR702 - Graduate Pharmacology II (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • 01-723R - PHARMACOLOGY REMEDIATION (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • OPT507 - Diabetes Eye and Health Care (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HON314 - Honors Prog: Sem in Medicine (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • DENT2237 - Pharmacology (Winter Term 2008) 2007 - 2008
  • PHR200 - General Pharmacology (Winter Term 2008) 2007 - 2008
  • 01-723 - PHARMACOLOGY (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PHR701 - Graduate Pharmacology I (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PHR702 - Graduate Pharmacology II (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Medical College of Georgia 1976
  • Brown University Physiological Chemistry, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1979
  • Full Name

  • Dennis Pillion