Niels Pedersen

Niels Pedersen

Professor Emeritus

Medicine & Epidemiology

213 CCAH, Davis, CA 95616

1965, BS, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
1967, DVM, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
1972, PhD, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Feline Health Studies, (Principal Investigator), George & Phyllis Redmond Miller Trust of The San Francisco Foundation "Donor Advised Grant"
Principal Investigator, Genetic susceptibility to feline infectious peritontis (FIP), (Principal Investigator), Morris Animal Foundation
Honors and Awards
1972 PhD with High Comendation
1977 First Recipient of the Cat Fanciers Association
Medal of Honor in the Field of Science
1980 Invited Guest Professor, Ontario Veterinary
1982 Ralston Purina Award for Excellence - Veterinary
1983 Carnation Award for Feline Research
1987 Beecham Award for Research Excellence
1987 Outstanding Alumni Award for Retrovirus Research,
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of
California, Davis
1991 Bourgelat Award, the British Small Animal Veterinary Association for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Small Animal Practice
1991 Nelson Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
1991 Jean Holzworth Lecturer, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Boston, November 10
1991 UCD Alumni Citation for Excellence Award
1995 Honorary Doctor's Degree from the University of Zurich (awarded at Dies Academicus Celebration, April 29
1996 Honorary Doctor's Degree from the University of Utrecht (Conferred May)
1996 In Recognition, Niels C. Pedersen for his formative contributions to feline retrovirus research and his generosity in furthering the work of other scientists worldwide, Third International Feline Retrovirus Research Symposium Organizing Committee Award, Fort Collins, CO (March 9)
1996 Faculty Teaching Award 1996, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
1997 WSAVA/WALTHAM (World Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association) International Award for Scientific Achievement (April 4)
2003 International Award for 2003 for Outstanding Contribution to Feline Medicine, European Society of Feline Medicine
2004 Special Lecture, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M
2004 Grand Marshall UC Davis Picnic Day
2012 American Veterinary Medical Foundation/Winn Feline Foundation Award
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2003 Gottfried A, Pedersen NC : Chapter 21: Krankheiten des Immunsystems, Horzinek MC, Schmidt V, Lutz H, (ed), Krankheiten der Katze, Stuttgart. 575-588.
1999 Pedersen NC, Morgan JP, Vasseur PB : Joint Diseases of Dogs and Cats, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Fifth Edition, Volume 2, . 1862-1886.
1995 Pedersen NC, Addie D, Wolf A : Recommendations From Working Groups of the International Feline Enteric Coronavirus and Feline Infectious Peritonitis Workshop, , Feline Practice, . 108-111.
1995 Pedersen NC : The History and Interpretation of Feline Coronavirus Serology, , Feline Practice, . 46-51.
1995 Pedersen NC : An Overview of Feline Enteric Coronavirus and Infectious Peritonitis Virus Infections, , Feline Practice, . 7-20.
Research Focus
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Specialty Focus
Small Animal Medicine
Ten Recent Publications

Wadford DA, Kauffman RC, Deere JD, Aoki ST, Stanton RA, Higgins J, Van Rompay KK, Villalobos A, Nettles JH, Schinazi RF, Pedersen NC, North TW
Variation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type-1 Reverse Transcriptase within the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Genome of RT-SHIV.

Golovko L, Lyons LA, Liu H, Sørensen A, Wehnert S, Pedersen NC
Genetic susceptibility to feline infectious peritonitis in Birman cats.

Brown SK, Pedersen NC, Jafarishorijeh S, Bannasch DL, Ahrens KD, Wu J-T, Okon M, Sacks BN
Phylogenetic Distinctiveness of Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian Village Dog Y Chromosomes Illuminates Dog Origins

Safra N, Pedersen NC, Wolf Z, Johnson EG, Liu HW, Hughes AM, Young A, Bannasch DL
Expanded dog leukocyte antigen (DLA) single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping reveals spurious class II associations

Bannasch D, Young A, Myers J, Truvé K, Dickinson P, Gregg J, Davis R, Bongcam-Rudloff E, Webster MT, Lindblad-Toh K, Pedersen N
Localization of canine brachycephaly using an across breed mapping approach