Renukaradhya Gourapura named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

CFAES researcher Renukaradhya Gourapura, who has developed a respiratory virus vaccine for pigs now licensed and used by the pork industry, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

A professor of veterinary preventive medicine with CFAES’ Food Animal Health Research Program, Gourapura joins a 2019 class of Fellows representing 136 research universities and governmental and nonprofit research institutes worldwide. He is the 10th Ohio State inventor to be chosen as a Fellow of the NAI. His lab uses nanotechnology techniques to create innovative delivery systems for mucosal vaccines that can be given to animals—and, someday, humans—through the nose.

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