Dr. Scholz is the CEO of Infectolab-Americas. He previously served as Head of the Department of Immunology with an international lab in Wisconsin overseeing their Research and Development Department.
He has spearheaded numerous infectious disease and allergy testing projects and is an expert in assay platforms such as ELISPOT, ELISA, and Flow cytometry.
Dr. Scholz completed a Bachelor of Science in Germany in 2002 and a PhD in Cell Biology at the University of Kiel, Germany in 2006. He completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (Department of Nephrology) between 2008-2009 where he was an integral part of their research department. He then pursued his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Immunology at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Scholz has received numerous awards and grants from the University of Kiel, Germany and the University of Minnesota. He currently has six publications in peer-reviewed journals and six first-author presentations (oral and posters) at national and international conferences.
Dr. Scholz’s passion is research and development. He is dedicated to continuous growth in the field of immunology leading to improvements in the detection
and treatment of modern-day infection.
Dr. Scholz 02:44 Explains his background
Dr. Barrett 06:21 Changing the mouse genome
Dr. Scholz 06:41 The mouse knock out
Dr. Barrett 07:19 Specifics about Lyme Disease Testing
Dr. Scholz 07:45 Discusses the Elispot Testing
Dr. Scholz 09:31 T-cells, Epstein Barr
Dr. Barrett 12:35 What about reactivated EBV from COVID?
Dr. Scholz 13:25 Discusses co infections and immune response
Dr. Barrett 20:01 Your infection testing guidelines
Dr. Scholz 20:59 Looking at the bugs
Dr. Barrett 23:04 Latency in infections showing up in the testing
Dr. Scholz 23:27 The spawning fish analogy
Dr. Scholz 29:26 More nuances of testing
Dr. Barrett 34:49 They don’t know they have been bitten
Dr. Scholz 35:36 How to get going with their lab
Dr. Barrett 37:23 What about testing for long COVID?
Dr. Scholz 37:34 The testing is very tricky
Dr. Scholz 42:18 Testing and retesting