Basic Medical Sciences are those fundamental to studying and improving animal and human health. Our faculty and staff educate graduate and professional students in cell and molecular biology, physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, histology, and gross anatomy. Research focus areas include cancer; canine genetics; immunotherapy; musculoskeletal biology and orthopedics; and neuroscience.
Comparative Pathobiology is the study of disease phenomena basic to all species including humans, at the molecular, cellular, organismal and ecosystem level. Our faculty, staff and students are involved in research and learning in a variety of areas including pathology, infectious diseases and vaccines, cancer biology, drug development, toxicology, animal welfare, disease diagnostics and surveillance, and human-animal interactions.
The faculty in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences are clinical specialists in veterinary disciplines including animal behavior, anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care medicine, large animal internal medicine, large animal surgery, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, primary care, radiation oncology, small animal internal medicine, and small animal surgery. Our faculty, staff and graduate students educate members of the veterinary health care team and biomedical community, perform clinically relevant research studies, communicate knowledge to the veterinary community and provide outstanding clinical service to the citizens of Indiana and surrounding regions.