University of Washington
Department of Comparative Medicine - HIC - GNAC - IVS - TRP - PRTS

The Comparative Pathology Program (CPP)

The Comparative Pathology Program (CPP) in the Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine integrates the pathology of laboratory animal species with basic science and systems biology. Which results in the improved development and translation of animal models to human diseases. The CPP faculty are veterinarians with specialty training in molecular disease pathogenesis and comparative pathobiology of model organisms. The CPP has two specialized programs including Comparative Neuropathology (CNP-P) and Comparative Pathology of Aging (CPA-P). Additionally, Dr. Treuting directs the comparative pathology ACLAM residency rotations, rounds, and courses within the DCM. CPP faculty engage in training of DCM residents, graduate students, research, and technical staff in comparative pathology and use of animal models in translational research.

ORGANIZATION

The CPP is composed of two sections, Molecular Pathology and Veterinary Pathology which takes advantage of the resources within the Histology and Imaging Core (HIC), UW Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UWVDL), and DCM. Brian Johnson and Kerrie Allen are the lead program managers who oversee the day-to-day running of the HIC and the UWVDL respectively. CPP faculty and staff have offices within the HIC located at the University of Washington School of Medicine-South Lake Union (N-310) and the Health Sciences Building (I-458). The integration of the HIC with the CPP provide the expertise and technical resources necessary to assist investigators performing basic science, discovery, and preclinical studies.

Contact Dr Piper M. Treuting for more information.

Equipment

State of the art Histology, Immunohistochemistry and Digital Microscopy technologies are utilized at the HIC.  Click here for a list of equipment.

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