Peter J Dickinson

Professor

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Office
1408 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Orthopaedics
Education
1989, BVSc (Hons), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
1995, PhD, University of Glasgow, Scotland
1992, , University of Glasgow, Scotland
2003, , 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
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.
Research Focus
Neurooncology: Molecular genetic characterization of primary brain tumors; development of novel therapeuitc strategies for primary brain tumors.
Specialty Focus
Neurology & Neurosurgery