Denise M Imai-Leonard

Denise M Imai-Leonard

Health Science Associate Clinical Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Office

Licenses
California State Veterinary Medical License
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Wisconsin Veterinary Faculty License
Education
2013, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA
2007, Residency in Anatomic Patholog, Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA
2006, Residency in Anatomic Patholog, University of California, Davis, CA
2004, DVM, University of California, Davis, CA
1998, BS, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Specialty Focus
Comparative pathology, Diagnostic pathology, Experimental pathology, Phenotypic analysis of transgenic mice, Pathology of non-domestic animals with a special interest in fish
Ten Recent Publications

2019
Casey KM, Johnson AL, Hunrath MN, Fraser JK, McCowan NC, Wasson K, Doty RA, Griffey SM, Imai DM
Proliferative Typhlocolitis With Multinucleated Giant Cells: A Nonspecific Enteropathy in Immunodeficient Sentinel Mice

2018
Moore BA, Roux MJ, Sebbag L, Cooper A, Edwards SG, Leonard BC, Imai DM, Griffey S, Bower L, Clary D, Lloyd KCK, Hérault Y, Thomasy SM, Murphy CJ, Moshiri A
A Population Study of Common Ocular Abnormalities in C57BL/6N rd8 Mice

2018
Nativ-Zeltzer N, Kuhn MA, Imai DM, Traslavina RP, Domer AS, Litts JK, Adams B, Belafsky PC
The effects of aspirated thickened water on survival and pulmonary injury in a rabbit model

2018
Moore BA, Leonard BC, Sebbag L, Edwards SG, Cooper A, Imai DM, Straiton E, Santos L, Reilly C, Griffey SM, Bower L, Clary D, Mason J, Roux MJ, Meziane H, Herault Y; International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium, McKerlie C, Flenniken AM, Nutter LMJ, Berberovic Z, Owen C, Newbigging S, Adissu H, Eskandarian M, Hsu CW, Kalaga S, Udensi U, Asomugha C, Bohat R, Gallegos JJ, Seavitt JR, Heaney JD, Beaudet AL, Dickinson ME, Justice MJ, Philip V, Kumar V, Svenson KL, Braun RE, Wells S, Cater H, Stewart M, Clementson-Mobbs S, Joynson R, Gao X, Suzuki T, Wakana S, Smedley D, Seong JK, Tocchini-Valentini G, Moore M, Fletcher C, Karp N, Ramirez-Solis R, White JK, de Angelis MH, Wurst W, Thomasy SM, Flicek P, Parkinson H, Brown SDM, Meehan TF, Nishina PM, Murray SA, Krebs MP, Mallon AM, Lloyd KCK, Murphy CJ, Moshiri A
Identification of genes required for eye development by high-throughput screening of mouse knockouts

2018
Imai DM, Pesapane R, Conroy CJ, Alarcón CN, Allan N, Okino RA, Fung J, Murphy BG, Verstraete FJM, Foley JE
Apical Elongation of Molar Teeth in Captive Microtus Voles

2017
Nguyen TT, Kläsener K, Zürn C, Castillo PA, Brust-Mascher I, Imai DM, Bevins CL, Reardon C, Reth M, Baumgarth N
The IgM receptor FcµR limits tonic BCR signaling by regulating expression of the IgM BCR

2017
Moshiri A, Humpal D, Leonard BC, Imai DM, Tham A, Bower L, Clary D, Glaser TM, Lloyd KC, Murphy CJ
Arap1 Deficiency Causes Photoreceptor Degeneration in Mice

2017
Roberts MN, Wallace MA, Tomilov AA, Zhou Z, Marcotte GR, Tran D, Perez G, Gutierrez-Casado E, Koike S, Knotts TA, Imai DM, Griffey SM, Kim K, Hagopian K, McMackin MZ, Haj FG, Baar K, Cortopassi GA, Ramsey JJ, Lopez-Dominguez JA
A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice