About the Yuan Laboratory
Lijuan Yuan, MS, PhD is a Professor of Virology and Immunology in the VA-MD Vet Med’s Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology.
The mission of Dr. Yuan’s laboratory is to study the interactions among enteric viruses, probiotics, and the host immune system.
- Pathogenesis and innate and adaptive immune responses induced by enteric viruses (i.e. norovirus and rotavirus) in gnotobiotic pig models of human enteric virus infection and diseases
- Mechanism of immune modulation by probiotics
- The development of safer and more effective vaccines against viral gastroenteritis