Togavirus Tropism for Bones, Joints and CNS

  • MAHALINGAM, Suresh, (CI)
  • Heise, Mark (CoI)
  • Jin, Jianping (CoI)
  • Pile, Kevin (CoI)
  • Whitmore, Alan (CoI)

    Project: Other

    Description

    VIrus-induced inflammatory diseases, including arthritis, pneumonia, and encephalitis, are a significant cause of human disease, and there is a clear need to improve our overall understanding of the pathogenesis of this diverse array of conditions.Togaviruses, which include the mosquito-borne alphaviruses such as Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, and Ross River virus cause massive outbreaks of infectious arthritis/athralgia/myalgia and affected thousands to millions of individuals and continues to be an emerging threat. The project will models to study how the virus replicates.
    Short titleTogavirus Tropism for Bones, Joints and CNS
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date19/03/0831/08/11