800 S. Gay St.
Knoxville TN 37929
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Irion worked in the genetics and medical research fields, both in the public and private sectors, including the University of California School of Medicine and University of Tennessee Research Foundation. He has authored and co-authored several peer reviewed scientific research articles (listed below).
Mr. Irion also has many years experience as a licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Firefighter, serving with a busy city Fire Department. He has personally seen the physical and emotional effects caused by major traffic accidents.
Mr. Irion's work as an EMT, Firefighter and medical researcher leaves him uniquely qualified to understand your injuries and communicate about them with medical professionals. This experience also gives Mr. Irion the ability to intelligently cross examine any medical experts who may be hired by insurance companies.
Selected Scientific Research Publications Authored or Co-Authored by Mr. Irion:
Non-viral gene delivery to the ventricles in rat brain: Initial evidence for distribution and expression in the CNSÂ; Hecker JG, Hall LL, Irion VR.; Mol Ther. 2001 Mar;3(3):375-84.
Advances in self-limited gene expression of protective intracellular proteins in-vivo in rat brainÂ; Irion VR, Hecker JG; Anesthesia & Analgesia, 1998:86.
Self-limited gene expression in vitro in neuronal cell cultures and in vivo in rat brain using mRNA/cationic lipid complexesÂ; Irion VR, Hecker JG; Anesthesia & Analgesia, 1997:84.
The fidelity of human telomeraseÂ; Kreiter M, Irion V, Ward J, Morin G.; Nucleic Acids Symp Ser. 1995;(33):137-9.
The effect of carrier RNA on transfection efficiency, Third Annual Artificial Self-Assembling Systems For Gene Delivery Conference, November 1996.
ÂHsp70 and Reporter Enzyme Expression in Rat Brain after Non-viral Delivery of mRNA and DNA to Lateral Ventricles; Hecker JG, Hall LL, Irion VR.; Society for Neuroscience Meeting, New Orleans, November, 2000.
mRNA cationic lipid transfected expression of firefly luciferase in mammalian cells is enhanced by addition of tRNAÂ; Giles J, Irion VR, Hecker JG; Western Anesthesia Residents Conference, Seattle, WA, April 17, 1999.
ÂEffect of cationic lipid ratio and carrier RNA on transfection efficiency; 3rd Annual Artificial Self-Assembling Systems for Gene Delivery Conference; Irion VR, Hecker JG; Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Newton Upper Falls, MA. November 17-18, 1996.
Effects of electromagnetic fields on gene expressionÂ; Irion VR, Irion DN; Golden State Venture Capital Conference & Entrepreneur Expo, San Rafael, April 23-24, 2001.
Mr. Irion will provide you with expert legal counsel in your time of greatest need. Your case will be handled by Mr. Irion personally. If it is more convenient for you he will come to meet you at your home, place of work, or other location. He will maximize your recovery and charge you less than other law firms.
Mr. Irion seeks to thoroughly understand the facts and legal issues that relate to your individual need for an attorney. His representation is then zealous and efficient to realize the goals that are in his client'sÂÂ best interests.
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