April 2023


Klemmer Nicodemus Headshot
By Janet Cappiello University of Louisville junior Klemmer Nicodemus has won Kentucky’s only Harry S. Truman Scholarship for 2023. The award, valued at $30,000, is given to just 62 U.S. college juniors annually and is the premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States. Winners were announced April 12. Nicodemus, originally from the...
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Donghoon Chung, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the UofL Center for Predictive Medicine for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
By Betty Coffman University of Louisville researcher Donghoon Chung and collaborators have designed, synthesized and tested a new antiviral compound and shown it to be highly effective against two types of encephalitis viruses that cause devastating illness in humans. In preclinical studies, the team found that BDGR-49 protects against deadly eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) or...
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