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Sherril L. Green, DVM, PhD
Professor of Comparative Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsResearch Interests: Xenopus laevis. Husbandry, biology, infectious and parasitic diseases of laboratory Xenopus laevis. Large animal models of disease.
Flavio Herberg de Alonso
Clinical Assistant Professor, Comparative Medicine
BioDr Alonso received his DVM degree from the University of Brasilia, Brazil, in 2012, and his doctoral degree from the Department of Clinics and Surgery at the Federal University of Minas Gerais Veterinary School, Brazil, in 2019, where he studied new ways to classify canine cavitary effusions using biochemical analysis. Between 2015 and 16 he worked as a clinical pathologist in private labs in Brazil and in 2021 he completed a residency in veterinary clinical pathology at the UC Davis veterinary school, being awarded with the best study in small animal research when he was investigating the lipoprotein profile of canine and feline cavitary transudates. In 2022 he became board certified in clinical pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathology and, between the years of 2021 and 2022, he served as an assistant professor of clinical pathology at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, in the West Indies, for 4 semesters, where he also had a research grant proposal approved to study the epidemiologic aspects of Dirofilaria spp. infection in cats in the Caribbean. Dr Alonso joined the Department of Comparative Medicine in 2023 as an assistant professor and director of the animal diagnostic laboratory.
Shaul Hestrin, PhD
Professor of Comparative Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe main interest of my lab is to understand how the properties of neocortical neurons, the circuits they form and the inputs they receive give rise to neuronal activity and behavior. Our approach includes behavioral studies, two-photon calcium imaging, in vivo whole cell recording in behaving animals and optogenetic methods to activate or to silence the activity of cortical neurons.
Monika Huss, DVM, MS
Clinical Associate Professor, Comparative Medicine
BioMonika Huss, DVM, MS, received her D.V.M. from Western University of Health Sciences in 2010 and completed her residency training in Laboratory Animal Medicine at Stanford in 2015. Upon completion, she joined the Veterinary Service Center as a clinical veterinarian before becoming a clinical instructor for the Department of Comparative Medicine in 2016. Her interests include animal welfare, pain recognition, anesthesia and analgesia.
Claude M. Nagamine, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMouse models to study murine and human infectious diseases. These colloborative studies include dengue virus, zika virus, adeno-associated virus, coxsackie virus, enterovirus 71, enterohepatic helicobacters, campylobacters, and anaplasma.
Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor of Comparative MedicineOn Leave from 08/21/2023 To 12/31/2023
BioCholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD Associate Professor and Director of Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Surgery, at Stanford University’s Department of Comparative Medicine; he is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (DACVAA). He received his DVM from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and trained in an Anesthesiology/Pain Management residency program and received his Master's degree at Washington State University. He completed his PhD in Comparative and Molecular Biosciences from the University of Minnesota. Prior to arriving at Stanford, Dr. Pacharinsak was a faculty member in Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Michigan State University and Purdue University; and served as a Clinical Specialist at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. His research focuses on understanding the neurobiology of cancer pain, chemotherapeutic-induced peripheral neuropathy, acute surgical pain models, and methods to improve clinical pain management e.g. sustained release analgesics supporting refinement. Research methodology includes electrophysiologic and behavioral techniques.
Karen J. Parker, PhD
Truong-Tan Broadcom Endowed Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe Parker Lab conducts research on the biology of social functioning in monkeys, typically developing humans, and patients with social impairments.
José Vilches-Moure, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine
BioDr. José G. Vilches-Moure, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, received his DVM degree from Purdue University in Indiana in 2007. He completed his residency training in Anatomic Pathology (with emphasis in pathology of laboratory animal species) and his PhD in Comparative Pathology at the University of California-Davis. He joined Stanford in 2015, is the founder and faculty director for the Fellowship in Experimental and Comparative Pathology, and is the past Director of the Animal Histology Services (AHS; 2015-2022). Dr. Vilches-Moure is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and his collaborative research interests include refinement of animal models, cancer biology and early cancer detection techniques, cardiac development and pathology, developmental pathology, and host-pathogen interactions. His teaching interests include comparative anatomy/histology, general pathology, comparative pathology, and pathology of laboratory animal species.
Hannes Vogel MD
Professor of Pathology and of Pediatrics (Pediatric Genetics) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery, Neurology and of Comparative Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy research interests include nerve and muscle pathology, mitochondrial diseases, pediatric neurooncology, and transgenic mouse pathology.