DVM, Louisiana State University, 2000;
Residency, Laboratory Animal Medicine, Texas A&M University, 2003;
PhD, Veterinary Microbiology, Texas A&M University, 2006;
Post-doc, Microbial Pathogenesis, Texas A&M Health Science Center, 2009
Dr. Russell-Lodrigue's research interests are primarily focused on animal modeling of infectious diseases with special emphasis on those causing respiratory illness and agents/toxins requiring biocontainment.
Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
KE Russell-Lodrigue. Mycobacterium tuberculosis research in rhesus macaques: Clinical and Biosafety Considerations. Invited platform presentation at the 45th Annual Workshop of the Association of Primate Veterinarians; Lost Pines, TX; October 2017
KE Russell-Lodrigue, LA Doyle-Meyers, R Bickham, D Kaushal, JL Blanchard. Refining Endpoints for a Rhesus Macaque Model of Tuberculosis. Poster presentation at the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science 67th National Meeting; Charlotte, NC, November 2016
Bickham R, Doyle LA, and Russell-Lodrigue KE. Working with Nonhuman Primates in a Regional Biosafety Laboratory. Invited Platform presentation at the 2012 Meeting of the Louisiana Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science; New Iberia, LA, May 2012
Russell-Lodrigue KE. Q fever, an overview. Invited platform presentation at the Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man Conference; Galveston, TX, April 2008
Baker SM, Davitt CJH, Motyka N, Kikendall NL, Russell-Lodrigue K, Roy CJ, Morici LA. A Burkholderia pseudomallei Outer Membrane Vesicle Vaccine Provides Cross Protection against Inhalational Glanders in Mice and Non-Human Primates. Vaccines (Basel). 2017 Dec 9;5(4). PMCID: PMC5748615
Kaushal D, Foreman TW, Gautam US, Alvarez X, Adekambi T, Rangel-Moreno J, Golden NA, Johnson AM, Phillips BL, Ahsan MH, Russell-Lodrigue KE, Doyle LA, Roy CJ, Didier PJ, Blanchard JL, Rengarajan J, Lackner AA, Khader SA, Mehra S. Mucosal vaccination with attenuated Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces strong central memory responses and protects against tuberculosis. Nat Commun. 2015 Oct 13;6:8533. PMCID: PMC4608260
Andrews CD, Spreen WR, Mohri H, Moss L, Ford S, Gettie A, Russell-Lodrigue K, Bohm RP, Cheng-Mayer C, Hong Z, Markowitz M, Ho DD. Long-acting integrase inhibitor protects macaques from intrarectal simian/human immunodeficiency virus. Science. 2014 Mar 7;343(6175):1151-4. PMCID: PMC4308974
Russell-Lodrigue KE, Andoh M, Poels MW, Shive HR, Weeks BR, Zhang GQ, Tersteeg C, Masegi T, Hotta A, Yamaguchi T, Fukushi H, Hirai K, McMurray DN, Samuel JE. Coxiella burnetii isolates cause genogroup-specific virulence in mouse and guinea pig models of acute Q fever. Infect Immun. 2009 Dec;77(12):5640-50. PMCID: PMC2786457
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