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Jeff W. Hill, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Affiliated Faculty, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

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Contact Information

Phone: (505) 272-5987

Academic Career

Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Science in microbiology at Texas A&M University, received his doctorate in biochemistry and genetics from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He was a fellow with the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, where he received an award for research excellence.

As a faculty member at UNM, Hill has published studies on stroke, drug repurposing, surgical techniques and neuroinflammation. In addition, he has filed multiple patent applications for novel therapeutics for neurological disorders.

Research Interests

Drug development and mechanisms of injury in stroke and neurodegenerative diseases.


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Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology member
  • American Association for Cancer Research member
  • NIH DNA Repair Interest Group member
  • American Heart Association member
  • Society of Neuroscience member