Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Orthopaedics
1989, BVSc (Hons), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
1995, PhD, University of Glasgow, Scotland
1992, Internship Surgery/Anesthesia, University of Glasgow, Scotland
2003, Residency Neurology/Neurosurg, University of California, Davis, USA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Development of PET imaging biomarkers to predict enhanced glioblastoma radiotherapy by a novel H-NOX oxygen carrier, A. Krtolica (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health
Other, Enhancing natural killer immunotherapy with first-in-dog trials of inhaled recombinant IL-15 and super-agonist IL-15 in naturally occurring canine cancers, Canter, Robert J (Principal Investigator), NIH
Principal Investigator, Tumor mutational burden in canine primary CNS histiocytic sarcomas, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Exosomes as a biomarker and its characterization in canine glioma, C.F. Li (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Tyrosine Kinase Receptor Inhibition in Canine Glioma , K Woolard (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Principal Investigator, Tumor mutational burden in canine primary CNS histiocytic sarcomas , (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Genetic Investigation of Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in the Pekingese, D Bannasch, M Shamir (Principal Investigator), CCAH-Koret
Co-Investigator, Characterization of canine glioma-associated microglia, C Toedebusch (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Safety and efficacy of stem cells for canine myasthenia gravis, D Borjesson (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, AAV-IFNb for the treatment of canine primary brain tumors, J De Risis, P Dickinson (Principal Investigator), UCSF-De Risi CollaborativeFunding
Co-Principal Investigator, Mass spectrometry-based biomarker identification for canine non-infectious meningoencephalitis, Wittenburg, L., Toedebusch,C. (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Honors and Awards
1992-1995 Wellcome Veterinary research Training Scholarship
1999 Distinguished Research Award, ACVIM Veterinary Medical Forum
2000 Distinguished Research Award, ACVIM Veterinary Medical Forum
2011 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Hero in Veterinary Medicine
2012 Pfizer Animal Health Award for Veterinary Research
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2016 Higgins J, Sisso S, Dickinson PJ, Bollen AW : Tumors of the nervous system, Donald J. Meuten, (ed), Tumors in Domestic Animals, Fifth Edition, Hoboken, NJ. 834-891.
2013 Sturges BK, Dickinson PJ: Principles of neurosurgery, N Olby and S Platt, (ed), BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Neurology, 4th Edition, Quedgeley. 432-451.
2012 Dickinson PJ: Obtundation, stupor and coma, Platt S, L. Garosi L, (ed), Small Animal Neurological Emergencies, 1st Edition, London. 139-154.
2010 Dickinson PJ, LeCouteur RA: Muscle and nerve biopsy, S.J. Ettinger and E.C. Feldman, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 7th edition, . 451-52.
2010 LeCouteur RA, Dickinson PJ: Brain biopsy, S.J. Ettinger and E.C. Feldman, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 7th edition, . 454-55.
Neurooncology: Molecular genetic characterization of primary brain tumors; development of novel therapeuitc strategies for primary brain tumors.
Neurology & Neurosurgery