Research Funding

  • August 12, 2016 - July 31, 2021 - Viral etiology of idiopathic chronic diarrhea in rhesus macaques , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01AI123376
  • January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2016 - Metagenomic detection of emerging viruses in the blood supply , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01HL105770
  • June 1, 1975 - April 30, 2015 - California National Primate Research Center , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: P51RR000169
  • April 1, 2007 - March 31, 2012 - Metagenomic analysis of the human virome , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01HL083254


University of Newcastle, England, B.Sc., 1980, Biochemistry & Genetics
University of Geneva, Switzerland, M.Sc., 1982, Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D., 1990, Oncology

Selected Publications

  1. Shan T, Yang S, Wang H, Wang H, Zhang J, Gong G, Xiao Y, Yang J, Wang X, Lu J, Zhao M, Yang Z, Lu X, Dai Z, He Y, Chen X, Zhou R, Yao Y, Kong N, Zeng J, Ullah K, Wang X, Shen Q, Deng X, Zhang J, Delwart E, Tong G, Zhang W. Virome in the cloaca of wild and breeding birds revealed a diversity of significant viruses. Microbiome. 2022 Apr 12; 10(1):60.  View on PubMed
  2. Reuter G, Pankovics P, László Z, Gáspár G, Hui A, Delwart E, Boros Á. Human-stool-associated tusavirus (Parvoviridae) in domestic goats and sheep. Arch Virol. 2022 May; 167(5):1307-1310.  View on PubMed
  3. Delwart E, Merriam D, Ardeshir A, Altan E, Li Y, Deng X, Hartigan-O'Connor DJ. Enteric Viruses Nucleic Acids Distribution along the Digestive Tract of Rhesus Macaques with Idiopathic Chronic Diarrhea. Viruses. 2022 03 19; 14(3).  View on PubMed
  4. Reuter G, Boros Á, Mátics R, Altan E, Delwart E, Pankovics P. A novel parvovirus (family Parvoviridae) in a freshwater fish, zander (Sander lucioperca). Arch Virol. 2022 Apr; 167(4):1163-1167.  View on PubMed
  5. Delwart E, Tisza MJ, Altan E, Li Y, Deng X, Hartigan-O'Connor DJ, Ardeshir A. Idiopathic Chronic Diarrhea in Rhesus Macaques Is Not Associated with Enteric Viral Infections. Viruses. 2021 12 14; 13(12).  View on PubMed
  6. do Socorro Fôro Ramos E, de Oliveira Ribeiro G, Villanova F, de Padua Milagres FA, Brustulin R, Araújo ELL, Pandey RP, Raj VS, Deng X, Delwart E, Luchs A, da Costa AC, Leal É. Composition of Eukaryotic Viruses and Bacteriophages in Individuals with Acute Gastroenteritis. Viruses. 2021 11 25; 13(12).  View on PubMed
  7. Pusterla N, James K, Barnum S, Delwart E. Investigation of Three Newly Identified Equine Parvoviruses in Blood and Nasal Fluid Samples of Clinically Healthy Horses and Horses with Acute Onset of Respiratory Disease. Animals (Basel). 2021 Oct 19; 11(10).  View on PubMed
  8. Luchs A, Tardy K, Tahmasebi R, Morillo SG, Milagres FAP, Morais VDS, Brustulin R, Teles MDAR, de Azevedo LS, de Souza EV, Medeiros RS, de Souza YFVP, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, Leal E, da Costa AC. Human astrovirus types 1, 4 and 5 circulating among children with acute gastroenteritis in a rural Brazilian state, 2010-2016. Arch Virol. 2021 Nov; 166(11):3165-3172.  View on PubMed
  9. Altan E, Hui A, Li Y, Pesavento P, Asín J, Crossley B, Deng X, Uzal FA, Delwart E. New Parvoviruses and Picornavirus in Tissues and Feces of Foals with Interstitial Pneumonia. Viruses. 2021 08 14; 13(8).  View on PubMed
  10. Hargitai R, Pankovics P, Boros Á, Mátics R, Altan E, Delwart E, Reuter G. Novel picornavirus (family Picornaviridae) from freshwater fishes (Perca fluviatilis, Sander lucioperca, and Ameiurus melas) in Hungary. Arch Virol. 2021 Sep; 166(9):2627-2632.  View on PubMed
  11. Villanova F, Marcatti R, Bertanhe M, Morais VDS, Milagres FAP, Brustulin R, Araújo ELL, Tahmasebi R, Witkin SS, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, Abreu-Junior CH, Leal É, Costa ACD. New Variants of Squash Mosaic Viruses Detected in Human Fecal Samples. Microorganisms. 2021 Jun 22; 9(7).  View on PubMed
  12. Pankovics P, Boros Á, László Z, Szekeres S, Földvári G, Altan E, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genome characterization, prevalence and tissue distribution of astrovirus, hepevirus and norovirus among wild and laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus) and mice (Mus musculus) in Hungary. Infect Genet Evol. 2021 09; 93:104942.  View on PubMed
  13. Hui A, Altan E, Slovis N, Fletcher C, Deng X, Delwart E. Circovirus in Blood of a Febrile Horse with Hepatitis. Viruses. 2021 05 20; 13(5).  View on PubMed
  14. Ribeiro GO, Gill DE, Ribeiro ESD, Monteiro FJC, Morais VS, Marcatti R, Rego MODS, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Villanova F, Deng X, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Leal É, da Costa AC. Adaptive Evolution of New Variants of Dengue Virus Serotype 1 Genotype V Circulating in the Brazilian Amazon. Viruses. 2021 04 16; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  15. do Socorro Fôro Ramos E, Rosa UA, de Oliveira Ribeiro G, Villanova F, de Pádua Milagres FA, Brustulin R, Dos Santos Morais V, Bertanhe M, Marcatti R, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Delwart E, Luchs A, da Costa AC, Leal É. High Heterogeneity of Echoviruses in Brazilian Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. Viruses. 2021 03 31; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  16. Tu NTK, Deng X, Hong NTT, Ny NTH, Phuc TM, Tam PTT, Han DA, Ha LTT, Thwaites G, Doorn HRV, Virtala AK, Delwart E, Baker S, Vapalahti O, Tan LV. Redondoviridae: High Prevalence and Possibly Chronic Shedding in Human Respiratory Tract, But No Zoonotic Transmission. Viruses. 2021 03 24; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  17. Ramos EDSF, Rosa UA, Ribeiro GO, Villanova F, Milagres FAP, Brustulin R, Morais VDS, Araújo ELL, Pandey RP, Raj VS, Sabino EC, Deng X, Delwart E, Luchs A, Leal É, da Costa AC. Multiple clades of Husavirus in South America revealed by next generation sequencing. PLoS One. 2021; 16(3):e0248486.  View on PubMed
  18. Deng Z, Delwart E. ContigExtender: a new approach to improving de novo sequence assembly for viral metagenomics data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2021 Mar 12; 22(1):119.  View on PubMed
  19. de Oliveira Ribeiro G, da Costa AC, Gill DE, Ribeiro ESD, Rego MODS, Monteiro FJC, Villanova F, Nogueira JS, Maeda AY, de Souza RP, Tahmasebi R, Morais VS, Pandey RP, Raj VS, Scandar SAS, da Silva Vasami FG, D'Agostino LG, Maiorka PC, Deng X, Nogueira ML, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Leal É, Cunha MS. Guapiaçu virus, a new insect-specific flavivirus isolated from two species of Aedes mosquitoes from Brazil. Sci Rep. 2021 02 25; 11(1):4674.  View on PubMed
  20. Li Y, Gordon E, Idle A, Hui A, Chan R, Seguin MA, Delwart E. Astrovirus Outbreak in an Animal Shelter Associated With Feline Vomiting. Front Vet Sci. 2021; 8:628082.  View on PubMed

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