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Timothy M Fan

Assistant Head, Research & Graduate Studies, Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Additional Campus Affiliations

Assistant Head, Research & Graduate Studies, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Director, Veterinary Clinical Trials Center, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Professor, Veterinary Clinical Medicine
Professor, Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Professor, Pathobiology
Professor, Biomedical and Translational Sciences
Professor, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Program Leader, Cancer Center at Illinois, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation
Department Affiliate, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Adjunct Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Recent Publications

Barger, A., Baker, K., Driskell, E., Sander, W., Roady, P., Berry, M., Schnelle, A., & Fan, T. M. (2022). The use of alkaline phosphatase and runx2 to distinguish osteosarcoma from other common malignant primary bone tumors in dogs. Veterinary pathology, 59(3), 427-432.

Berry, M. R., Fadl-Alla, B. A., Samuelson, J., Rosol, T. J., & Fan, T. M. (2022). Investigating PSMA differential expression in canine uroepithelial carcinomas to aid disease-based stratification and guide therapeutic selection. BMC Veterinary Research, 18(1), [441].

Boudreau, M. W., Mulligan, M. P., Shapiro, D. J., Fan, T. M., & Hergenrother, P. J. (2022). Activators of the Anticipatory Unfolded Protein Response with Enhanced Selectivity for Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 65(5), 3894-3912.

Burke, M. D., Fan, T. M., Hergenrother, P. J., Brooke, C. B., Ranoa, D. R. E., Holland, R. L., Alnaji, F. G., Green, K. J., & Wang, L. (2022). Saliva-based Molecular Testing For SARS-CoV-2. (U.S. Patent No. 11530457).

Cavalcanti, J. V. J., Selting, K. A., Ngo, M. T., Hoang, C. K. T., Schaeffer, D. J., Fan, T. M., Harley, B. A. C., & Phillips, H. (2022). Three-dimensional hydrogel culture systems support growth and determination of chemosensitivity of feline sarcoma and carcinoma cell lines. American journal of veterinary research, 83(6).

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