Heersink School of Medicine expands research focus

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine identified four new research focus areas identified by the research strategic planning steering committee and the Academic Medical Center of the 21st Century research steering committee.

According to a Sept. 29 news release, the four new areas of focus include disruptive technology empowering precision health, or D-TECH; health equity; infection, inflammation, immunity and immunotherapy, or I-4ward; and brain health and disease across the lifespan.

The senior vice dean for research in the Heersink School of Medicine, Tika Benveniste, PhD, thanked the faculty and the committees for their effort in establishing the research focus areas. 

"I am excited that our new research focus areas provide a strong foundation for the future of scientific impact and growth here at UAB," Dr. Benveniste said.

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