Scott R. Barnum

Scott R. Barnum

Scott R. Barnum (b. 1957), Professor of Microbiology, (secondary appointments in Neurology and Rheumatology) completed undergraduate studies in biology at Loyola College in Baltimore (B.S., cum laude, 1979). He completed his graduate studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Ph.D., Microbiology, 1985) on the biosynthesis and catabolism of complement factor D. Postdoctoral studies were pursued at the Research Institute of Scripps Clinic on the genomic organization of several complement genes. He joined the UAB faculty in 1989, where studies examining the production and regulation of complement in the central nervous system were initiated. He has an extensive background in complement biology that covers studies on over a dozen of the proteins, numerous mutant and transgenic mice and animal and human studies. He is member of the American Association to for Advancement of Science, American Association of Immunologists, American Society of Neurochemistry, International Complement Society and the international society of neuroimmunology.

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Professor of Microbiology, University of The University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA

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