Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists
1981, DVM, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
1987, PhD, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
1990, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Facilities Improvement for Infectious Diseases Research, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research, American Reinvestment and Recovery Act
Principal Investigator, Retrovirus Models of Lymphocyte Transformation and Disease, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
Principal Investigator, CTSA-CCTS Translational Technologies Comparative Animal Core, NIH/NCRR, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources
Co-Investigator, Public Health Preparedness: Emerging Infectious Diseases, (Principal Investigator), Targeted Investment, Ohio State University, Provost Office
Co-Investigator, Emerging Pandemic Threats Program 2 – PREDICT 2, Jonna Mazet (Principal Investigator), USAID
Honors and Awards
2013-2014 2013 Alumnus of the Year, University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine
2011 Elected as Fellow, Academy of American Society of Microbiology
2010 Elected as Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Science
2008 American Cancer Society and John Peter Minton, Hero of Hope Research Medal of Honor, American Cancer Society, Ohio Division
2005 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2004 Distinguished Scholar Award, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2003 National Gamma Career Award, Omega Tau Sigma Veterinary Fraternity, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1999 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Education, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1998 David White Research Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1995 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1994 Research Breakthroughs and New Scientist Feature Article, DISCOVER Magazine
1991 Searle Scholars Research Award Nominee, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1991 Charles Shepard Research Award Finalist, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
1987 Floyd Cross Pathology Award, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
1983 Research Award, Squibb Company, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
1981 Phi Zeta Honor Society, University of Missouri
1980 J.B. Arthur Memorial Award, University of Missouri
1979 American Veterinary Medical Association Auxiliary Award, University of Missouri
1978 Phi Zeta Research Award, University of Missouri
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2011 Lairmore, M.: Retroviruses, N. James Maclachlan, Edward J Dubovi, (ed), Veterinary Virology (4th Edition), London, United Kingdom. 243-274.
2007 Lairmore, M. and Franchini, G.: Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Types 1 and 2, M. Martin, (ed), Fields Virology, Philadelphia, PA. 2071-2106.
2007 Lairmore, M, and Ratner, L: HTLV-1, Cytokines and Cancer (Chapter 2), M. Caligiuri and M. Lotze, (ed), Cytokines in the Genesis and Treatment of Cancer, USA. 27-51.
2005 Lairmore, M, Michael, B, Silverman, L, and Nair, R.: HTLV-Associated Neurological Disorders, A. Minagar and J.S. Alexander, (ed), Current Clinical Neurology: Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System: Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Clinical Management., Totowa, NJ. 319-36.
2005 Lairmore, M, and Montgomery, A.: Identification and Culture of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 2, T. Zhu, (ed), Human Retrovirus Protocols Volume 1: Virology and Molecular Biology. (Methods in Molecular Biology Series), USA. 113-123.
Pathogenesis of retroviral diseases especially deltaretroviruses; bovine leukemia virus and human t-cell leukemia virus
Veterinary pathology, microbiology, and immunology