Anna Honko, PhD
Clinical Instructor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Microbiology

PhD, Wake Forest University




Anna Honko, PhD recently joined Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) as a Research Associate Professor. In the Nonclinical Studies Unit, she’ll be directing well-documented, Animal Rule and GLP studies to advance anti-viral medical countermeasure development. Dr. Honko's background is in immunology and vaccine development, with a later emphasis in biothreat and emerging infectious diseases. She has a focus on regulated studies as well a passion for radiotelemetry monitoring.

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Boston University
National Emerging Infectious Disease Lab



2014 Department of Army Civilian Performance Award
2013 Army Certificate of Achievement Award: Filovirus Euthanasia Criteria IPT
2011 Army Certificate of Achievement Award: Ebola virus Kikwit stock IPT
2011 Department of Army Civilian Performance Award
2006-2010 National Research Council post-doctoral training fellowship
2005 Alumni Student travel award

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  1. Zhang Q, Honko A, Zhou J, Gong H, Downs SN, Vasquez JH, Fang RH, Gao W, Griffiths A, Zhang L. Cellular Nanosponges Inhibit SARS-CoV-2 Infectivity. Nano Lett. 2020 07 08; 20(7):5570-5574.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32551679
     
  2. Speranza E, Caballero I, Honko AN, Johnson JC, Bohannon JK, Evans DeWald L, Gerhardt DM, Sword J, Hensley LE, Bennett RS, Connor JH. Previremic Identification of Ebola or Marburg Virus Infection Using Integrated Host-Transcriptome and Viral Genome Detection. mBio. 2020 06 16; 11(3).View Related Profiles. PMID: 32546624
     
  3. Downs IL, Shaia CI, Zeng X, Johnson JC, Hensley L, Saunders DL, Rossi F, Cashman KA, Esham HL, Gregory MK, Pratt WD, Trefry JC, Everson KA, Larcom CB, Okwesili AC, Cardile AP, Honko A. Natural History of Aerosol Induced Lassa Fever in Non-Human Primates. Viruses. 2020 05 29; 12(6). PMID: 32485952
     
  4. DeWald LE, Johnson JC, Gerhardt DM, Torzewski LM, Postnikova E, Honko AN, Janosko K, Huzella L, Dowling WE, Eakin AE, Osborn BL, Gahagen J, Tang L, Green CE, Mirsalis JC, Holbrook MR, Jahrling PB, Dyall J, Hensley LE. In Vivo Activity of Amodiaquine against Ebola Virus Infection. Sci Rep. 2019 12 27; 9(1):20199. PMID: 31882748; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-56481-0;
     
  5. Liu J, Coffin KM, Johnston SC, Babka AM, Bell TM, Long SY, Honko AN, Kuhn JH, Zeng X. Nipah virus persists in the brains of nonhuman primate survivors. JCI Insight. 2019 07 25; 4(14). PMID: 31341108; DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.129629;
     
  6. Sebba D, Lastovich AG, Kuroda M, Fallows E, Johnson J, Ahouidi A, Honko AN, Fu H, Nielson R, Carruthers E, Diédhiou C, Ahmadou D, Soropogui B, Ruedas J, Peters K, Bartkowiak M, Magassouba N, Mboup S, Ben Amor Y, Connor JH, Weidemaier K. A point-of-care diagnostic for differentiating Ebola from endemic febrile diseases. Sci Transl Med. 2018 12 12; 10(471).View Related Profiles. PMID: 30541788
     
  7. Cross RW, Speranza E, Borisevich V, Widen SG, Wood TG, Shim RS, Adams RD, Gerhardt DM, Bennett RS, Honko AN, Johnson JC, Hensley LE, Geisbert TW, Connor JH. Comparative Transcriptomics in Ebola Makona-Infected Ferrets, Nonhuman Primates, and Humans. J Infect Dis. 2018 11 22; 218(suppl_5):S486-S495.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30476250
     
  8. Dyall J, Johnson JC, Hart BJ, Postnikova E, Cong Y, Zhou H, Gerhardt DM, Michelotti J, Honko AN, Kern S, DeWald LE, O'Loughlin KG, Green CE, Mirsalis JC, Bennett RS, Olinger GG, Jahrling PB, Hensley LE. In Vitro and In Vivo Activity of Amiodarone Against Ebola Virus. J Infect Dis. 2018 11 22; 218(suppl_5):S592-S596.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30016444
     
  9. Luke T, Bennett RS, Gerhardt DM, Burdette T, Postnikova E, Mazur S, Honko AN, Oberlander N, Byrum R, Ragland D, St Claire M, Janosko KB, Smith G, Glenn G, Hooper J, Dye J, Pal S, Bishop-Lilly KA, Hamilton T, Frey K, Bollinger L, Wada J, Wu H, Jiao JA, Olinger GG, Gunn B, Alter G, Khurana S, Hensley LE, Sullivan E, Jahrling PB. Fully Human Immunoglobulin G From Transchromosomic Bovines Treats Nonhuman Primates Infected With Ebola Virus Makona Isolate. J Infect Dis. 2018 11 22; 218(suppl_5):S636-S648.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30010950
     
  10. Wang MK, Ren T, Liu H, Lim SY, Lee K, Honko A, Zhou H, Dyall J, Hensley L, Gartin AK, Cunningham JM. Critical role for cholesterol in Lassa fever virus entry identified by a novel small molecule inhibitor targeting the viral receptor LAMP1. PLoS Pathog. 2018 09; 14(9):e1007322. PMID: 30265711; DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007322;
     
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Bar chart showing 60 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2014

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20203
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