Konstance K. Knox
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KONSTANCE K. KNOX BACKGROUND / BIOGRAPHY
- Since 1997 Dr. Konstance Knox has served as the Director of Research for the Institute for Viral Pathogenesis, a nonprofit research laboratory specializing in the investigation of new and emerging infectious diseases and also for the Wisconsin Viral Research Group, a certified clinical diagnostic laboratory. Dr. Knox received her Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences from Marquette University in 1977 and became board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists that same year. While working as a Research Technologist, Dr. Knox received a Master's degree in business management from Cardinal Stritch University in 1990. In 1992 Dr. Knox entered the graduate program of the Medical College of Wisconsin as a doctoral student in the laboratory of Donald R. Carrigan, Ph.D. She received her doctoral degree in Experimental Pathology in 1994. Her doctoral dissertation was named as the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation by the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1995. Dr. Knox's work on the role of human herpesvirus six (HHV-6) in chronic diseases also led her to be named the 1995 Distinguished Alumna of the Program in Medical Laboratory Sciences at Marquette University. Following a post-doctoral fellowship in the Immunotherapy/Gene Therapy Division of the Cancer Program at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, Dr. Knox's research interests have focused upon the role of persistent viral and prion infections in chronic diseases of animals and humans. Dr. Knox has served as a special reviewer for the National Prion Research Program of the National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology. She has also served on the scientific advisory board of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and also serves as a member of the scientific advisory board of the Wisconsin CFS Association.
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Milwaukee, WI 53226-4838
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