Field Notes

Frederick A. Murphy, PH.D.,

Frederick A. Murphy, PH.D.,

Frederick A. Murphy, PH.D., professor of pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses, which brings together experts from around the world to discuss advances in the diagnosis, treatment and control of Ebola and Marburg viruses. Murphy was the co-discoverer of this group of deadly viruses. Prior to his arrival at UTMB in 2005, he served in a number of prominent positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, concluding his career as director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases.

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