Stephen B. Hooser, DVM, PhD

Professor | Toxicology
Head, Toxicology Section, ADDL

Department of Comparative Pathobiology /
Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: 765.494.6831


1989 - PhD | University of Illinois
1986 - MS | University of Illinois
1982 - DVM | University of Illinois
1980 - BS | University of Illinois
1978 - BS | Eastern Illinois University


Diplomate and Past President, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology

Selected Publications

– Hooser SB. Fulminant hepatocyte apoptosis in vivo following microcystin-LR administration to rats. Toxicologic Pathology, 28:726-733, 2000.

– Clark SP, Ryan TP, Searfoss GH, Davis MA, Hooser SB. Chronic microcystin exposure induces hepatocyte proliferation with increased expression of mitotic and cyclin-associated genes in p53-deficient mice. Toxicologic Pathology. 36(2):190-203, 2008.

– Wilson, CR, Regnier FE, Knapp, DW, Raskin RE, Hooser, SB. Glycoproteomic Profiling of serum peptides in canine lymphoma and transitional cell carcinoma. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology 6(3):171-181, 2008.

– Meyerholtz KA, Burcham GN, Miller MA, Wilson CR, Hooser SB, Lee ST, Development of a gas chromatography-mass spectrometry technique to diagnose white snakeroot (Argeratina altissima) poisoning in a cow. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 23(4):775-779, 2011.

– Burcham, GN, Becker KJ, Tahara JM, Wilson CR, Hooser, SB, Myocardial fibrosis associated with previous ingestion of yew (Taxus sp.) in a Holstein heifer: Evidence for chronic yew toxicity in cattle. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 25(1):147-152, 2013.

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