Dr Jason Mooney
Jason Mooney obtained his BSc in Microbiology from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville (USA) in 2006. He worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Tennessee working on cytomegalovirus under Dr. Tim Sparer and Roseobacter under Dr. Alison Buchan. From 2007-2009, Jason was an Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow, managed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL). During his fellowship, Jason evaluated neutralizing antibody efficacy to HIV-1 at the California Department of Public Health (Richmond, CA USA) under Dr. Carl Hanson. Jason obtained his PhD in Immunology in 2015 from the University of California - Davis (USA), where he studyed host-pathogen interactions during Malaria and Salmonella co-infections. He is currently performing post-doctoral work in virology, parasitology, immunology and sepsis at LSHTM with Professor Eleanor Riley.
Current projects include:
- Evaluating the contribution of NK cells during recall responses following influenza vaccination in mice.
- Determining the impact of asymptomatic malaria on anemia and risk to Salmonella bacteremia.
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