Prof. Mary Estes Baylor College of Medicine, USA

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Mary Estes directs a basic and translational research program on gastroenteritis. She received her undergraduate training at Elmira College in NY, graduate training at the University of North Carolina and postgraduate training at Baylor College of Medicine. Her research focuses on gastrointestinal tracts and her laboratory uses viruses that infect... read moredistinct types of cells. She studies two viruses, rotaviruses and noroviruses. Her laboratory focuses on evaluating viral and host factors that affect pathogenesis, and how to induce a mucosal immune response and protection from virus infection by preclinical and volunteer studies using recombinant virus-like particle vaccines for both viruses.