Dr. Michael Houghton, co-discoverer of the hepatitis C virus, was recently recruited to the U of A as a Canada Excellence Research Chair. Click here for U of A Express News article.

Dr. Houghton’s work here will focus on hepatitis C & B vaccinology, virology and immunology, as well as investigations into the viral etiology of inflammatory disease. His lab will be housed in the new Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology facility.