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C. Jane Welsh

Professor (Joint Appointment) and Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies

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Department: VIBS

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    Mechanisms of disease pathogenesis of neurotropic viruses. Immunological therapies for multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. Neuroimmunological changes in the injured CNS


  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, London University, U.K. 1981
  • B.Sc. Microbiology, London University, UK 1976


  • Cell Biology
  • Neuroscience

Interdisciplinary Activities

  • Neuroscience
  • Genetics
  • Virology

Scholarly Interests

Neuroimmunology, neurovirology, psychoneuroimmunology, viral infections of the central nervous system, animal models of: multiple sclerosis, epilespy; autoimmune diseases, effects of stress on viral pathogenesis, cerebrovascular endothelial cells and blood-brain barrier function, therapies for multiple sclerosis, factors involved in susceptibility to multiple sclerosis.

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