Thomas W. Molitor, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Joint Appointment), Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine

Thomas W. Molitor

Contact Info

Office Address:
Veterinary Population Medicine
225H Vet Med Ctr
1365 Gortner Ave
St Paul, MN 55108

Mailing Address:
Veterinary Population Medicine
Room 225 VetMedCtrN
6190A
1365 Gortner Ave
St Paul, MN 55108

PhD, University of Minnesota, 1983

MS, North Dakota State University, 1978

BA, University of St. Thomas, 1976

Summary

Expertise

Virus neuropathogenesis

Awards & Recognition

  • Academic Health Center's Academy for Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012 
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, 2006-2007 
  • USDA NRI Review Panel, 2002 
  • Graduate Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 2000, 2001, 2002 
  • NIH NIDA Review Panel, 1995-1999
  • Merit Award, University of Minnesota, 1997 
  • Smith Kline-Beecham Award for Research, 1993 
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society, 1993

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of viral diseases
  • Host defense responses
  • Immunity and addictive drugs

Research Funding Grants

  • MPB The effect of passive immunity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development 2010-2011
  • NIDA/NIH: Training in Neurobehavior/Neuroimmune Addiction Research 2006 – 2011
  • NIDA/NIH: Opiate Effects on Immunity to CNS TB in Neonatal Pigs 2005 – 2010

Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, or Google Scholar.