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Emilia Oleszak

Emilia Oleszak


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Biological Sciences

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Education/Credentials



  • Expertise

    Biology
    Neurovirology, Immunology
  • Research Interests

    Mechanisms of virally-induced demyelinating and neurodegenerative diseases. Autoimmunity.
  • 2016: Shining Star Recognition, ODU, Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2015: Shining Star Recognition, ODU, Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2014: Shining Star Recognition, ODU, Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2014: Shining Star Recognition, ODU. Students Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 1983: Commonwealth Fellow, Yale University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Oleszak, E. S.; Platsoucas, "T Cells in the Pathogenisis of Systemic Sclerosis" $1,875,000. Federal. 2001 - 2009
    Oleszak, E. S.; Platsoucas, C. D. "Research start-up funds for the laboratories of Drs. Platsoucas and Olezak" . Old Dominion University. 2007
    Oleszak, E. S. "T-cell receptors in Acute Multiple Sclerosis, grant RG2942" $299,460. Federal. 1998 - 2003
    Oleszak, E. S.; Platsoucas, C. D. "Estrogen and autoimmune disease" $51,090. Private. 2000 - 2002
    Oleszak, E. S. "Program Project: Immunopathogenesis of chronic cardiac graft rejection, grant PO1 AI40160" $2,673,146. Federal. 1996 - 2002
    Oleszak, E. S.; Ildstad, S. T. "Hematopoietic Stem Cell Chimerism to Treat Diabetes" $210,000. Federal. 1998 - 2001
    Oleszak, E. S. "Identification of Virus(es) Responsible for Schizophrenia by Analysis of T-cell Receptor Clonal Expansions in the Cerebrospinal Fluid" $100,000. Federal. 1998 - 2000
    Oleszak, E. S. "Tumor Antigens Recognized by T Cells in Malignant Glioma" $90,000. Private. 1996 - 1998
    Oleszak, E. S. "Prevention and treatment of virally-induced MS-like autoimmune demyelinating disease by bone marrow transplantation" $100,000. Private. 1994 - 1997
    Oleszak, E. S. "Mouse Hepatitis Virus-induced autoimmune disease: T-cell specificity and T-cell antigen receptors" $193,950. State. 1992 - 1994
    Oleszak, E. S.; , J. "The Role of Nonstructural Proteins During Infection with MHV-JHM, a Neurotropic Corona Virus" $95,197. Federal. 1990 - 1992