Gene Garrard Olinger, PhD, MBA
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Section

MBA, Mount Saint Marys University
PhD, Rush University
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Gene Garrard Olinger, Jr. received his Ph.D. from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL in 2001. Currently, Dr. Olinger is the principal advisor science for MRI Global Inc.

Dr. Olinger holds a Masters in Business Administration from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmittsburg, MD, has completed executive training at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, and completed Department of Defense Acquisition and Executive Leadership training. He is the recipient of the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service Medals in 2005 and 2010, Commander’s Award for Civilian Service in 2013, and the NIH Director Award in 2015 for his efforts assisting with the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Dr. Olinger is active in multiple STEM programs and mentors high school, undergraduate graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Associate Director for Maximum Containment Training, NEIDL
Boston University School of Medicine
National Emerging Infectious Disease Lab

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Lennemann NJ, Herbert AS, Brouillette R, Rhein B, Bakken RA, Perschbacher KJ, Cooney AL, Miller-Hunt CL, Ten Eyck P, Biggins J, Olinger G, Dye JM, Maury W. Vesicular stomatitis virus pseudotyped with Ebola virus glycoprotein serves as a protective, non-infectious vaccine against Ebola virus challenge in mice. J Virol. 2017 Jun 14. PMID: 28615211.
  2. Dyall J, Hart BJ, Postnikova E, Cong Y, Zhou H, Gerhardt DM, Freeburger D, Michelotti J, Honko AN, DeWald LE, Bennett RS, Olinger GG, Jahrling PB, Hensley LE. Interferon-ß and Interferon-? Are Weak Inhibitors of Ebola Virus in Cell-Based Assays. J Infect Dis. 2017 May 01; 215(9):1416-1420. PMID: 28368541; DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jix134;.
  3. Cong Y, Dyall J, Hart BJ, DeWald LE, Johnson JC, Postnikova E, Zhou H, Gross R, Rojas O, Alexander I, Josleyn N, Zhang T, Michelotti J, Janosko K, Glass PJ, Flint M, McMullan LK, Spiropoulou CF, Mierzwa T, Guha R, Shinn P, Michael S, Klumpp-Thomas C, McKnight C, Thomas C, Eakin AE, O''Loughlin KG, Green CE, Catz P, Mirsalis JC, Honko AN, Olinger GG, Bennett RS, Holbrook MR, Hensley LE, Jahrling PB. Evaluation of the Activity of Lamivudine and Zidovudine against Ebola Virus. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0166318. PMID: 27902714; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166318;.
  4. Luke T, Wu H, Zhao J, Channappanavar R, Coleman CM, Jiao JA, Matsushita H, Liu Y, Postnikova EN, Ork BL, Glenn G, Flyer D, Defang G, Raviprakash K, Kochel T, Wang J, Nie W, Smith G, Hensley LE, Olinger GG, Kuhn JH, Holbrook MR, Johnson RF, Perlman S, Sullivan E, Frieman MB. Human polyclonal immunoglobulin G from transchromosomic bovines inhibits MERS-CoV in vivo. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Feb 17; 8(326):326ra21. PMID: 26888429; DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf1061;.
  5. Johnson RF, Bagci U, Keith L, Tang X, Mollura DJ, Zeitlin L, Qin J, Huzella L, Bartos CJ, Bohorova N, Bohorov O, Goodman C, Kim do H, Paulty MH, Velasco J, Whaley KJ, Johnson JC, Pettitt J, Ork BL, Solomon J, Oberlander N, Zhu Q, Sun J, Holbrook MR, Olinger GG, Baric RS, Hensley LE, Jahrling PB, Marasco WA. 3B11-N, a monoclonal antibody against MERS-CoV, reduces lung pathology in rhesus monkeys following intratracheal inoculation of MERS-CoV Jordan-n3/2012. Virology. 2016 Mar; 490:49-58. PMID: 26828465; PMCID: PMC4769911; DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2016.01.004;.
  6. Zeitlin L, Whaley KJ, Olinger GG, Jacobs M, Gopal R, Qiu X, Kobinger GP. Antibody therapeutics for Ebola virus disease. Curr Opin Virol. 2016 Apr; 17:45-9. PMID: 26826442; PMCID: PMC4902774; DOI: 10.1016/j.coviro.2016.01.006;.
  7. McMullan LK, Flint M, Dyall J, Albariño C, Olinger GG, Foster S, Sethna P, Hensley LE, Nichol ST, Lanier ER, Spiropoulou CF. The lipid moiety of brincidofovir is required for in vitro antiviral activity against Ebola virus. Antiviral Res. 2016 Jan; 125:71-8. PMID: 26526586; DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2015.10.010;.
  8. Fusco ML, Hashiguchi T, Cassan R, Biggins JE, Murin CD, Warfield KL, Li S, Holtsberg FW, Shulenin S, Vu H, Olinger GG, Kim do H, Whaley KJ, Zeitlin L, Ward AB, Nykiforuk C, Aman MJ, Berry JD, Saphire EO. Correction: Protective mAbs and Cross-Reactive mAbs Raised by Immunization with Engineered Marburg Virus GPs. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Oct; 11(10):e1005212. PMID: 26452225; DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005212;.
  9. Kugelman JR, Kugelman-Tonos J, Ladner JT, Pettit J, Keeton CM, Nagle ER, Garcia KY, Froude JW, Kuehne AI, Kuhn JH, Bavari S, Zeitlin L, Dye JM, Olinger GG, Sanchez-Lockhart M, Palacios GF. Emergence of Ebola Virus Escape Variants in Infected Nonhuman Primates Treated with the MB-003 Antibody Cocktail. Cell Rep. 2015 Sep 29; 12(12):2111-20. PMID: 26365189; DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.08.038;.
  10. Racsa LD, Kraft CS, Olinger GG, Hensley LE. Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Diagnostics. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 15; 62(2):214-9. PMID: 26354968; PMCID: PMC4723665; DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ792;.
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