• 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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    2018 Leukoreduction of packed red blood cells attenuates proinflammatory properties of storage-derived microvesiclesJournal of Surgical Research.  223:128-135. 2018
    2014 Novel keratin (KeraStat™) and polyurethane (Nanosan®-Sorb) biomaterials are hemostatic in a porcine lethal extremity hemorrhage modelJournal of Biomaterials Applications.  28:869-879. 2014
    2014 A dual-reporter, diagnostic vector for prostate cancer detection and tumor imagingGene Therapy.  21:897-902. 2014
    2013 Hemostatic properties and the role of cell receptor recognition in human hair keratin protein hydrogelsBiomaterials.  34:2632-2640. 2013
    2012 Microparticles from stored red blood cells activate neutrophils and cause lung injury after hemorrhage and resuscitationJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  214:648-655. 2012
    2012 Structure-property relationships of meta-kerateine biomaterials derived from human hairActa Biomaterialia.  8:274-281. 2012
    2011 Mechanisms of hepatocyte attachment to keratin biomaterialsBiomaterials.  32:7555-7561. 2011
    2011 Mechanical and biological properties of keratose biomaterialsBiomaterials.  32:8205-8217. 2011
    2010 A Review of Keratin-Based Biomaterials for Biomedical ApplicationsMaterials.  3:999-1014. 2010
    2007 A linear dilution microfluidic device for cytotoxicity assays.Lab on a Chip.  7:226-232. 2007
    2007 Effects of mechanical flexion on the penetration of fullerene amino acid-derivatized peptide nanoparticles through skinNano Letters.  7:155-160. 2007


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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
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical / Medical Engineering, Wake Forest University 2011
  • Full Name

  • Jillian Richter
  • Blazerid

  • richterj