Faculty within the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology conduct research which includes animal models of HIV/AIDS, prenatal stress, atherosclerosis, and neurodegenerative disease.



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Congratulations to Diane Peters!

Diane Peters' paper Spontaneous Loss-of-Function Dock2 Mutation Alters Murine Colitis Sensitivity and Is a Confounding Variable in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research has recently been published.



A Lot To Celebrate!

  • Congratulations to Alicia Braxton for her recent publication: Platelet-endothelial associations may promote cytomegalovirus replication in the salivary gland in mice.
  • Congratulations to Rachel Cooper for her recent publication: Evaluation of the guaiac fecal occult blood test for detection of gastrointestinal bleeding in the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)
  • Congratulations to Stephanie Myers for receiving a travel award to attend ACVP; she also won 2nd place for the ACVP Young Investigator Award in Experimental Disease.
  • Congratulations to Rebecca Veenhuis for receiving a CFAR grant

Congratulations to Caroline Krall!

Caroline Krall's paper on rabbit anesthesia and anxiety has recently been published. Behavioural anxiety predisposes rabbits to intra-operative apnoea and cardiorespiratory instability.



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