Robert B Rebhun


Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Center for Companion Animal Health, Davis, CA 95616

State Licensure - New York, (inactive)
State Licensure - Texas, (inactive)
State Licensure (Academic) - Colorado (inactive)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
State Licensure (Academic) - California
1995, BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2002, DVM, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2006, PhD, UT Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2008, Residency, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Enhancing natural killer immunotherapy with first in dog trials of inhaled recombinant IL-15 and super agonist IL-15 in naturally occurring canine cancers , Robert Canter, Robert Rebhun (Principal Investigator), NIH-NCI
Co-Principal Investigator, Gene Expression Analysis of Dog Natural Killer Cells Following Immunotherapy with Molecularly Targeted Radionuclide therapy or Inhaled IL-15, Canter (Principal Investigator), NIH/NCI
Co-Investigator, Translational Research Workforce Training: Leveraging the Veterinary Specialist, Trepanier, Lauren (University of Wisconsin-Madison) (Principal Investigator), NIH-NCATS
Co-Investigator, Targeting STAT3 to Enhance Anti-tumor Immunity, Grandis (Principal Investigator), NIH/NCI
Principal Investigator, Investigation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Regulation of ERBB4/HER4, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Cancer Center
Principal Investigator, Golden retriever longevity research, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Principal Investigator, Phase I Trial of Neoadjuvant Conformal Radiotherapy plus Interlukin-15 (IL-15) for Patients with High Risk Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Gholami (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Principal Investigator, Water bath, refrigerated centrifuge, vortexes, pipettes, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Characterization of the canine aryl hydrocarbon receptor and its role in carcinogenesis., York (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Honors and Awards
2002 Pharmacia Veterinary Student Proficiency Award, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
2002 Daphne Award for Clinical Proficiency and Excellence in the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
2002 - 2006 Faculty/Alumni Merit Scholarship, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2005 - 2006 American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2020 Shaver SL, Culp WTN, Rebhun RB: Chapter 150: Tumors of Bone and Joint, Bruyette D, (ed), Clinical Small Animal Internal Medicine, . .
2019 Rebhun RB, Culp WTN: Chapter 3: The Pathology of Neoplasia, Vail D, Tham D, Liptak J, (ed), Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 6th edition, . .
2011 Rebhun RB, Culp W: Lung Cancer, Stephen J. Withrow, David M. Vail, Rodney Page, (ed), Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, . 432-462.
Research Focus
The Biology and Therapy of Cancer Metastasis
Specialty Focus
Comparative and Translational Oncology