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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).

Department of Genetics Publications for October 11-31, 2020

November 2, 2020

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 18 papers during October 11-31, 2020.     Survival, Pathologic Response, and Genomics in CALGB 40601 (Alliance), a Neoadjuvant Phase III Trial of Paclitaxel-Trastuzumab With or Without Lapatinib in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer.  Fernandez-Martinez A, Krop IE, Hillman DW, Polley MY, Parker JS, Huebner L, Hoadley KA, … Continued