• 3456 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
1992 …2019
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Division: Vaccinology

Dr. Bourne is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Senior Scientist with the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development. He received his PhD from the University of Wales (Cardiff) Institute of Science and Technology. His research focus for over twenty years has been the development and evaluation of novel vaccines and therapeutics against viral infections with an emphasis on in vivo studies in appropriate small animal models. One of the principal areas of interest has been the development, refinement and use of mouse and guinea pig models of genital herpes disease to explore the impact of novel vaccines, antiviral agents and topical microbicides. In addition, for the past ten years he has worked extensively with small animal models of flavivirus diseases, in particular West Nile encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis and Dengue.

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Human Herpesvirus 2 Medicine & Life Sciences
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Projects 2006 2018

Research Output 1992 2019

  • 3456 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
  • 100 Article
  • 2 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cultivated human vaginal microbiome communities impact zika and herpes simplex virus replication in ex vivovaginal mucosal cultures

Amerson-Brown, M. H., Miller, A. L., Maxwell, C. A., White, M. M., Vincent, K., Bourne, N. & Pyles, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, JAN, 03340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Virus Replication
Epithelial Cells
Viral Load

Development of an anti-guinea pig CD4 monoclonal antibody for depletion of CD4+ T cells in vivo

Banasik, B. N., Perry, C. L., Keith, C. A., Bourne, N., Schäfer, H. & Milligan, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immunological Methods. 112654.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guinea Pigs
Monoclonal Antibodies
Active Immunotherapy
Investigational Therapies

Development of disease and immunity at the genital epithelium following intrarectal inoculation of male guinea pigs with herpes simplex virus type 2

Bourne, N., Banasik, B. N., Perry, C. L., Miller, A. L., White, M., Pyles, R. & Milligan, G., Jan 2 2019, In : Virology. 526, p. 180-188 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Herpesvirus 2
Virus Shedding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Increased frequency of virus shedding by herpes simplex virus 2-infected Guinea pigs in the absence of CD4 T lymphocytes

Bourne, N., Perry, C. L., Banasik, B. N., Miller, A. L., White, M., Pyles, R., Schäfer, H. & Milligan, G., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Virology. 93, 4, e0172118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human herpesvirus 2
Virus Shedding
viral shedding
Human Herpesvirus 2
guinea pigs
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of a murine model of non-lethal, symptomatic dengue virus infection

Sarathy, V., White, M., Li, L., Kaiser, J. A., Campbell, G., Milligan, G., Bourne, N. & Barrett, A., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 4900.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue Virus
Virus Diseases
Severe Dengue