Faculty by Department

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Comparative Medicine

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Anton M. Bennett, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Comparative Medicine

Co-Director, Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Director, BBS Minority Affairs

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Carmen Jane Booth, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

Co-director, Mouse Phenotyping Service

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Susan R Compton, PhD

Research Scientist in Comparative Medicine

Director, Molecular, Serological and Virological Diagnostics

Research Interests

Animal Diseases; Bacterial Infections and Mycoses; Rodent Diseases; Virus Diseases; Zoonoses

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Sabrina Diano, PhD

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

Director, Reproductive Neurosciences Group

Research Interests

Diseases; Endocrine System; Nervous System

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Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD

Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology

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Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure

Research Interests

Atherosclerosis; Pathology

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Xiao-Bing Gao, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests

Action Potentials; Eating Disorders; Glutamic Acid; Hypothalamus; Membrane Potentials; Neurophysiology; Sleep Disorders; Synaptic Potentials

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Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, PhD

Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neuroscience and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine

Director, Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism

Research Interests

Neuroendocrinology; Obesity; Physiology

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Ifat Levy, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Basal Ganglia; Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms; Central Nervous System; Cerebral Cortex

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Matthew S Rodeheffer, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Genomics; Metabolic Diseases; Overnutrition; Stem Cells

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Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, of Comparative Medicine, of Genetics and of Psychiatry

Executive Director, Genome Editing Center

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Xiaoyong Yang, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology

Research Interests

Biochemistry; Circadian Rhythm; Diabetes Mellitus; Genetics; Genomics; Molecular Biology; Neoplasms; Physiology; Proteomics; Signal Transduction; Systems Biology

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Caroline J Zeiss, PhD, DACVP, DACLAM

Professor of Comparative Medicine and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Director, Mouse Research Pathology Core

Unit Chief, Pathology

Research Interests

Animal Diseases; Informatics; Neuroanatomy; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Ophthalmology; Pathologic Processes; Primates; Translational Medical Research

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