Verena K Affolter


Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

3313 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

FVH Pathology (Specialization in Veterinary Pathology), Switzerland
Diplomate of European College of Veterinary Pathology (ECVP)
1982, DVM, University Berne, Berne, Switzerland
1984, Dr. Med. Vet, University Berne, Switzerland
1989, Anatomic pathology training, University Berne, Switzerland
1999, PhD, University of California Davis, Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Davis
1990, Senior Resident Anatomic Patho, Cornell University, Ithaca NY, USA, ,
Honors and Awards
1992 Swiss National Foundation
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2014 Affolter VK : Chronic Progressive Lymphedema in Draft Horses, Yu AA, Rosychuck RAW, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of North America; Equine Practice, . 589-605.
2014 Affolter VK : Chronic Progressive Lymphedema in Draft Horses, NE Robinson, KA Sprayberry, (ed), In: Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, . .
2011 Affolter VK, Borchers A : Hauterkrankungen, Fey K, Kolm G, (ed), Fohlenmedizin, Stuttgart, Germany. 254-269.
2010 Moore PF, Affolter VK : Histiocytic proliferative diseases in dogs and cats. , Ettinger SJ, Feldmann EC, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 7th edition, St. Louis, Missouri. 2202-2207.
2008 Affolter VK, Moore PF : Histiocytic Proliferative disorders, Prelaud P, Gaguere E, Craig M, (ed), A practical guide to canine dermatology, . 471-480.
Research Focus
Dermatopathology/Immunopathology: Structure and function of the leukocytic components of the skin immune system; Histiocytic proliferative diseases in dogs and cats; Lymphocytic proliferative diseases of the skin; Immune-mediated skin diseases, including vasculitis; Ischemic dermatopathy in dogs; Progressive lymphedema and associated pastern dermatitis in draft horses
Specialty Focus
Anatomic Pathology, Dermatopathology, Immunopathology