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Expert in infectious diseases human and animals, vaccines, vaccinology, biological's and drug development


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
MD
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has over 28 years experience in infectious diseases research with a specialty in vaccine development for human and veterinary medicine. He completed 4 year combined residency in Comparative Pathology and NIH post-doctoral Fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and a NIH respectively. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His comparative medical research interests are to more fully understand how early and pre-determined events in the host innate and acquired immune systems are sculpted and bias the development of protective long lasting responses against infectious pathogens and cancer and more importantly developing new technologies and strategies to circumvent the non-protective immune responses for the development of novel classes of immunobiotics and vaccines focused on the prevention of disease and are translating these into viably products via a new academic- private-commercial model. He has been and continues as National and International member of numerous programs at the National Academy of Science, Institutes of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Centers for Disease Control AIDS, World Health Organization, United Nations Global AIDS Characterization program–related and infectious diseases national planning, human and animal agricultural bio-defense, vaccine development & policy reporting meetings involving pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, standardization, correlates of protection committees and consults and serves on numerous scientific advisory boards of corporate, private foundations and academic initiatives in the area of national biodefense, comparative medicine and immunology, vaccine discovery and immuno-therapeutics.
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bacterial disease

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blood borne disease

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common cold

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disease reservoirs

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human immunodeficiency virus

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immunization

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immunobiology

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infection

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infection prevention

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infectious cardiovascular disease

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infectious disease

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infectious disease control

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infectious disease diagnosis

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infectious disease transmission

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infectious disease treatment

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infectious gastrointestinal disease

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infectious lymphatic system disease

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infectious musculoskeletal disease

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infectious ocular disease

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infectious reproductive system disease

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infectious skin disease

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infectious urinary system disease

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influenza

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poliomyelitis

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rhinitis

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vaccination

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vaccine

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vaccine development

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veterinary infectious disease


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  Lancaster, Pennsylvania;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Alexandria, Virginia.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1979   M.Sc.,   infectious diseases, immuno-pharmacology, animal models of human disease   The Ohio State University   OSU Graduate/Medical school Student Reserach award
1984   D.V.M.,   Veterinary Medicine   The Ohio State University   Research award, surgery award runner up
1986   Ph.D.   oncogenic retroviruses, immunology, cancer, comparative pathology   The Ohio State University and The National Cancer Institute   Graduate Research Award
2011   F.A.A.A.S.   Bio-medical Sciences   The American Association for the Advancement of Sciences   FAAAS Fellow

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

Expert's Firm

 

Biomedical Sciences

 

Endowed Chair and Professor

 

CEO of company-leading pre-clinical development of vaccines for company. Founded new center for basic and applied research for host defenses and vaccine development.


Career Accomplishments:
Licenses/Certifications

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, State of Ohio Federally Accredited Veterinarian, United States Department of Agriculture, Certificate for Ohio Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, State of Maryland Foreign Animal Disease First Response Unit-Trained Situation Commander/Trainer Animal Health Emergency Corps. Maryland Department of Agriculture, Annapolis, Maryland. Maryland Medical Reserves Corps., Disaster and Emergency Response Unit Frederick Maryland

Professional Appointments

The American Association of Veterinary Immunologists The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians 1980 The American College of Veterinary Physiologists and Pharmacologists The American Veterinary Medical Association The National Geographic Society Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M., Foundation for the Advancement of Veterinary Pathology Scientific Research Society, Sigma Xi, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society American Society for Microbiology International Society for Vaccines American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Awards/Recognition

Recipient of Fort Dodge Honors Undergraduate Fellowship Recipient of the Ohio Canine Grant Award Recipient of Outstanding Young Men of America Recipient of the National Cancer Institute Summer Training Award Recipient of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's "Excellence in Research Award" for 1984 Recipient of the National Cancer Institute, Post-Doctoral Medical Staff Fellowship (4 yrs) Nominated Member of Who's Who in Veterinary Science and Medicine Howard Hughes Lecturer Tenured Veterinary Medical Officer/Scientist, National Cancer Institute Frederick Cancer Research Facility, Frederick, MD Nominated and elected as the first president of the International Society for Vaccines Miles Lecturer Ciba-Corning Lecturer Recipient of the Federal Technology Transfer Act Award National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute Nominated Frederick County Business Entrepreneur of the year Congressional Medal/Order of Merit- Senator Tom Cole (Okla.). “Small Business firm of the Year” –finalist, State of Maryland Technology Council The W. Eugene Lloyd Endowed Entrepreneurial Chair Medallion , College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Research selected for finalist in the II World Ehrlich Conference for Magic Bullets Elected as a 2011 AAAS Fellow, Washington D.C. Nominated Institute of Medicine Fellow, Washington D.C. Received The Distinguished Alumni Award from The Ohio State University and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbus, Ohio International Society of Vaccines Vaccinology Fellow of the month.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Available upon request.


Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Infectious Diseases- Federal and state court
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Many years as founder and CEO of biotechnology company

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Available upon request.

Other Skills and Services

Areas of Research Interest, Discovering new and novel mechanism(s) of virulence, pathogenesis and host adaptation to infectious diseases and cancer to develop prophylactic and or early interventive treatments and diagnostics; Developing novel immunobiotics and classes of vaccines infectious diseases of humans and animals, comparative basic and clinical Microbiology, Virology (RNA), Comparative Medicine, Comparative Oncology, Comparative Pathology, Comparative Immunology, Vaccinology, One Medicine/Health, Host/pathogen evolution, Evasion of Immunity, Fundamentals of Systems Biology, biophysics/quantum biology,


 

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