Pathology Research

Veterinary pathologists investigate the cause, nature and pathogenesis of spontaneous diseases affecting domestic animals, laboratory animals and wildlife as well as animal diseases that serve as models of human disease.

Faculty contribute to discovery of new knowledge through disease investigation focused at the cellular and molecular level in Department laboratories and through their veterinary medical practice of surgical pathology and necropsy pathology in laboratories of the University of Florida  Veterinary Hospitals.




Pathology Faculty:

Research focus areas of the faculty include:

  • Rickettsial and respiratory viral diseases (Abbott, Dark and Castleman)
  • Diseases of captive and free-ranging non-domestic animals (Farina and Terrell)
  • Dermatopathology and tumor pathology (Ginn and Conway)
  • Mouse models of human disease and functional genomics (Castleman)

Please click on individual faculty names to learn more about their research.