About the Laboratory Center

The ARLG Laboratory Center is led by Barry Kreiswirth, PhD, Rutgers University, Robert Bonomo, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Robin Patel, MD, Mayo Clinic, and Ephraim Tsalik, MD, PhD,  Duke University Medical Center.

The mission of the center is to to facilitate and support the ARLG scientific agenda by:

  • Leading the evaluation, development, and implementation of laboratory-based research by providing scientific leadership and supporting specialized laboratory services.
  • Conducting laboratory-based studies using the Master Protocol for Evaluating Multiple Infection Diagnostics (MASTERMIND) initiative for researching multiple diagnostic
    devices from a single patient sample.
  • Supporting a Virtual Biorepository with consultation services on the selection of strains for research purposes.