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  • UTMB scientists awarded $11.3 million for new studies on Ebola virus

    May 11, 2021, 07:46 AM by Mary Jo Singleton

    Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been awarded an $11.3 Million, multi-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study immunopathogenesis of Ebola, and in particular to determine why cells infected with Ebola develop “immune system paralysis,” which inhibits immune response, leads to hyperinflammation, and allows the deadly infection to spread.