D. Lorne Tyrrell, OC, AOE, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FRSC, FCAHS

Portrait of D. Lorne Tyrrell

Founding Director, Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology
Distinguished University Professor, University of Alberta
Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Medicine
Scientific Advisor, KMT Hepatech Inc.
GSK Chair in Virology
Chair Emeritus, Gairdner Foundation Board

Office Location: 6-010E Katz Centre for Health Research
Office Phone: 780-492-6018

Research Interests

  • Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B and C viruses.
  • Vaccine development for hepatitis C virus.
  • Animal models for hepatitis B and C viruses.
  • Viral escape from immune control.
  • Viral-host interaction: membranous web and nuclear pore proteins.
  • SARS-CoV-2 antiviral research.

Research Publications