Denise M Imai-Leonard

Health Science Associate Clinical Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
2013, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA
2007, Residency, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA
2006, Residency, University of California, Davis, CA
2004, DVM, University of California, Davis, CA
1998, BS, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center, Kent Lloyd (Principal Investigator), NIH
Co-Investigator, KOMP2 Phase 2 Production and Phenotyping by the DTCC Consortium, Kent Lloyd (Principal Investigator), NIH
Other, Slowing aging by multiplexing, Warren Ladiges (Principal Investigator), NIA
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2018 Imai DM^, Hodzic E : Lyme disease in livestock, Coetzer JAW, Thomson GR, Maclachlan NJ, Penrith ML, (ed), Anipedia, . .
Research Focus
Spontaneous and infectious diseases of non-traditional laboratory rodents species, including naked mole rats and California voles.
Specialty Focus
Comparative pathology of laboratory animals with specific expertise in spontaneous diseases of laboratory rodents and aquatics, geropathology and histomorphologic phenotyping of genetically-engineered mice.