Cangelosi lab

Dr. Jerry Cangelosi leads a research team focused on pathogen detection in clinical and environmental samples and the epidemiology of infectious diseases. 

Working across the public and private sectors, Dr Cangelosi's research team has generated 10 patents, two product launches, a start-up company launch and more than 80 publications in areas including COVID-19, tuberculosis and related diseases, food- and water-borne pathogens and health care-associated infections.

Dr. Cangelosi is a professor in the University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and adjunct professor in the departments of Global Health and Epidemiology. He teaches environmental health courses on environmental change, microbiomes and environmental pathogens.


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In the News

‘It’s a very difficult thing to pin down’: Did Covid-19 originate from a ‘lab leak’?
March 19, 2023 | The Independent | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Current status of COVID-19 in Washington
March 7, 2023 | King 5 News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Yes, the molecular PCR test is the most accurate way to detect an active COVID-19 infection
October 22, 2021 | KING 5 News | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

This is Amazon’s at-home COVID-19 test kit: We tried it and talked to a testing expert about it
August 4, 2021 | Geek Wire | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View

Toss that garter. Tear off that mask. It's wedding season in a post-Covid world
June 15, 2021 | KUOW | Featured: Gerard A. Cangelosi View