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Whitmire and Lemon Labs Discover Key to Hepatitis A Replication, Show Drug Effectiveness

July 8, 2022

The laboratory of Dr. Jason Whitmire (Professor, Department of Genetics) collaborated with the laboratory of Dr. Stan Lemon (Professor, Department of Medicine) to publish the first study to demonstrate an effective drug treatment against hepatitis A virus in an animal model of disease. Dr. Ichiro Misumi (Assistant Professor, Genetics) was co-first author on the study.

Dr. Jason Whitmire awarded DoD Investigator-Initiated Research Award

September 9, 2021

Jason Whitmire, PhD (Professor, Department of Genetics, Department of Microbiology & Immunology), was awarded a Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Investigator-Initiated Research Award by the US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity of the Department of Defense (DoD).