Faculty

The Department of Comparative Medicine is a multidisciplinary faculty of veterinarians, physicians and scientists using cutting edge laboratory and clinical investigation to understand and treat disease.

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Tamas Horvath, DVM, PhD

Chair

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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James Macy, Jr, DVM

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Professor of Comparative Medicine

Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Comparative Medicine

Attending Veterinarian

Director, Yale Animal Resources Center

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Jennifer Asher, MS, DVM, DACLAM

Assistant Professor

Clinical Veterinarian

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Anton 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 Booth, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

Co-director, Mouse Phenotyping Service

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Susan 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

Richard Sackler Family 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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Marcelo Dietrich, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Animals; Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms; Hypothalamus; Mental Disorders; Mental Health; Nervous System; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Obesity; Synapses

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Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology

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Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

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; Feeding and Eating Disorders; Glutamic Acid; Hypothalamus; Membrane Potentials; Neurophysiology; Sleep Wake Disorders; Synaptic Potentials

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James Goodrich, DVM, DACLAM

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

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Joy Hirsch, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

Neurosciences

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Robert Jacoby, DVM, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Comparative Medicine

Chief, Clinical Services, Yale Animal Resources Center

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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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Brett Lindenbach, PhD

Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and of Comparative Medicine

Research Interests

Arbovirus Infections; Biochemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; Genetic Techniques; Hepatitis C; Hepatitis, Viral, Human; Liver Diseases; Microscopy; RNA; RNA Virus Infections; Viruses

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Timothy Nottoli, PhD

Research Scientist in Comparative Medicine

Co-director, Yale Genome Editing Center

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Matthew Rodeheffer, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure

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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Peter Smith, DVM, DACLAM

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine

Director, Residency Training Program

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Yajaira Suarez, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

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Steven Wilson, DVM, DACLAM

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine

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Xiaoyong Yang, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine

Research Interests

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

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Caroline Zeiss, PhD, DACVP, DACLAM

Professor of Comparative Medicine and 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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