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Mouse Pathology Interest Group


This List includes Pathologists who work with mice in translational science, who have agreed to post this infomation.  Search Pubmed or other resources to learn more about them.

Alcaraz, Ana, DVM, PhD, DipACVPCAWestern Univ, Pomona 
Anver, Miriam, DVM, PhD, DipACVPMDNCI, Frederick 
Barthold, Stephen, DVM, PhD, Dip ACVPCA UC Davis, Davis 
Bolon, Brad, DVM, PhD, DipACVPOHOhio State Univ, Columbus 
Borowsky, Sandy, MD, PhDCAUC Davis, Davis 
Bouley, Donna DVM, PhD, Dip
Boyd, Kelli, DVM, Dip ACVPTNVanderbilt University, Nashville 
Brayton, Cory DVM, Dip ACLAM, Dip ACVPMDJohns Hopkins,
Bronson, Roderick, DVMMAHarvard, Boston 
Cardiff, Robert, MD, PhDCA  
Cheng, Lilly, DVM
Clifford, Charles, DVM, PhD,
CACharles River Labs 
Cooper, Tim, DVM, PhD,
PAPenn State,
Haines, Diana, DVM, PhD, DipACVPMDNCI, Frederick 
Huso, David, DVM, PhD, DipACVPMDJohns Hopkins, Baltimore 
Johnson, Linda, DVM, PhD, DipACVPNYSloan Kettering, New York 
Laperle, Krista, DVM, PhD, DipACVPOHOhio State Univ, Columbus 
Meyerholz, David, DVM, PhD, DipACVPIAUniversity of Iowa 
Rehg, Jerry, DVM, PhD, DipACVP, DipACLAMTNSt Jude Memphis 
Schoeb, Trent, DVM, PhD, DipACVPABUniv Alabama, Birmingham 
Sellers, Rani, DVM, PhD, DipACVPNYAlbert Einstein, New York 
Southard, Teresa, DVM, PhD, DipACVPNYCornell,
Sundberg, John, DVM, PhD, DipACVPMEJackson Lab, Bar Harbor 
Treuting, Piper, DVM, PhD, DipACVPWAUWashington, Seattle 
Ward, Jerrold M., DVM, PhD, DipACVPMDGlobal Vet Pathology; NIH
Wilkinson, Erby, DVM, PhD, DipACVPMIIniversityof Michigan 
Zeiss, Caroline, DVM, PhD, DipACVPCTYale, New Haven 

INTERNET RESOURCES for Mouse Histology, Pathology and Diseases
Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse by Margaret Cook 1965 (rev 2008) Frith C & Ward J. 1988. COLOR ATLAS of NEOPLASTIC and NON-NEOPLASTIC LESIONS in AGING MICE.
Deltabase mouse histology atlas
Histopathology of Chemically Induced Tumors
Pathbase: European mutant mouse pathology database
RADIL University of Missouri Diseases of Research Animals (DORA)
Visible Mouse at UCDavis

MORE INTERNET RESOURCES for Mice in translational science

Edinburgh Mouse Atlas: Digital Atlas of Mouse Development

EUMORPHIA EMPRESS (European Mouse Phenotyping Resource of Standardised Screens)
EUrophenome Mouse Phenotyping Resource
EUMODIC (European Mouse Disease Clinic) Phenotyping Initiative

International Knockout Mouse Consortium
aims to mutate all protein-coding genes in the mouse using gene trapping and gene targeting in C57BL/6 ES cells

JAX ES Cell lines & strains of origin
JAX Festings information on inbred strains
JAX Lee Silver's MOUSE GENETICS on line
JAX Mouse Phenome database (prioritized strains, protocols, data, more)
JAX Willys Silver's (1979) COAT COLORS OF MICE

Mouse Genome Informatics MGI
Search for genes, markers, etc - current names, history, homologies, alleles
MGI Listserve for Mouse Genome Informatics Discussion

Mouse, Rat, Gene Nomenclature
- Information to find/use correct names for publication, grants, communication;
- Search for Lab code information, apply for your own lab code.

Mouse Phenome Database
- Phenotype Data on Prioritized inbred strains
- growth curves, organ weights, CBC, glucose, body condition, behavioral etc

NCI MMHCC (Mouse Models of Human Cancer Consortium) Site
(Model information with links to Consensus papers, protocols, etc)

NIH KOMP (Knockout Mouse Project)

NorCOMM (North American Conditional Mutant Mouse Project)


Charles River (Crl)

Harlan (Hsd, Ola)


NCI Frederick (N, Cr)

Taconic (Tac)

Deltagen and Lexicon Knockout Mice and Phenotypic Data

IMSR search for special stocks and strains in Repositories
- current names, history, availability, references

MMRRC Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers



May18-20, 2011 4th course in vivo Preclinical Assays in Cancer Therapy

June 5-11, 2011 - CL Davis Foundation Current Lab Animal Science Seminar/Pathology of Lab Animal Course

July 25-29, 2011 Mouse pathobiology and Phenotyping Short Course at Johns Hopkins


Center for Genomic Pathology - UCDavis Extensions Remote learning initiative

The Jackson Laboratory - Courses and Workshops

Charles Louis Davis, DVM Foundation - Pathology Courses, including mice and other Laboratory Animals

TEXT BOOK & LITERATURE RESOURCES for Mouse Pathobiology and Phenotyping

Barthold, S. W. (2002). "Muromics": genomics from the perspective of the laboratory mouse." Comp Med 52(3): 206-23.

Barthold, S. W. (2004). "Genetically altered mice: phenotypes, no phenotypes, and Faux phenotypes." Genetica 122(1): 75-88.

Brayton, C., M. Justice, Montgomery, C. (2001). "Evaluating mutant mice: anatomic pathology." Vet Pathol 38(1): 1-19.

Brayton C. Spontaneous diseases in commonly used inbred mouse strains. 2006. In Fox. & al. Eds. In THE MOUSE IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 2nd Ed. ACLAM series. Elsevier.

Frith C & Ward J. 1988. COLOR ATLAS of NEOPLASTIC and NON-NEOPLASTIC LESIONS in AGING MICE. Print on Demand from CLDavis foundation on line at


Hrabe de Angelis, M. & al. Eds 2006. STANDARDS OF MOUSE MODEL PHENOTYPING.?Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, ISBN 3-527-31031-2

Kaufman M. 1992. ATLAS OF MOUSE DEVELOPMENT. Academic Press

Maronpot, R. & al., Eds. (1999). PATHOLOGY OF THE MOUSE: REFERENCE AND ATLAS. Cache River Press. Vienna, IL

Papaioannou V., Behringer RR. 2004. MOUSE PHENOTYPES: A HANDBOOK OF MUTATION ANALYSIS. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; Cold Spring Harbor, NY (review in Nature)

Smith, R. S. (2001). Systemic Evaluation of the Mouse Eye, Anatomy, Pathology, and Biomethods. Boca Raton, FL., CRC Press, (Taylor & Francis, UK).

Suckow M, Danneman P, Brayton C. 2001. THE LABORATORY MOUSE. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, (Taylor & Francis, UK).

Sundberg JP, Boggess D, Ed s. 2002. Systematic Approach to Evaluation of Mouse Mutations. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. (Taylor & Francis, UK)

Sundberg, J. and T. Ichiki (2005). Genetically Engineered Mice Handbook. CRC Press; Boca Raton, FL (Taylor & Francis, UK).

Ward JM, Maronpot RR, Sundberg JP. 2000. PATHOLOGY OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED MICE. Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press (Blackwell Publishing)

Editorials, Letters

Bolon, B., B. Altrock, S. W. Barthold, N. Baumgarth, D. Besselsen, G. Boivin, K. L. Boyd, C. Brayton, R. D. Cardiff, S. Couto, K. A. Eaton, O. Foreman, S. M. Griffey, K. L. Perle, M. D. Lairmore, C. Liu, D. K. Meyerholz, A. Y. Nikitin, T. R. Schoeb, D. Schwahn, R. S. Sellers, J. P. Sundberg, R. Tolwani, V. E. Valli and M. C. Zink (2011). Advancing Translational Research. Science 331(6024): 1516-1517

Bolon, B., S. W. Barthold, K. L. Boyd, C. Brayton, R. D. Cardiff, L. C. Cork, K. A. Eaton, T. R. Schoeb, J. P. Sundberg and J. M. Ward (2010). Male mice not alone in research. Science 328(5982): 1103.

Bolon, B., S. W. Barthold, K. L. Boyd, C. Brayton, R. D. Cardiff, L. C. Cork, K. A. Eaton, T. R. Schoeb, J. P. Sundberg and J. M. Ward (2010). Gender agenda: sex bias can be justified in animal research. Nature 466(7302): 28.

Bolon, B., C. Brayton, G. H. Cantor, D. F. Kusewitt, J. K. Loy, E. A. Sartin, T. R. Schoeb, R. S. Sellers, J. C. Schuh and J. M. Ward (2008). Editorial: best pathology practices in research using genetically engineered mice. Vet Pathol 45(6): 939-940.

Ince, T. A., J. M. Ward, V. E. Valli, D. Sgroi, A. Y. Nikitin, M. Loda, S. M. Griffey, C. P. Crum, J. M. Crawford, R. T. Bronson and R. D. Cardiff (2008). Do-it-yourself (DIY) pathology. Nat Biotechnol 26(9): 978-979; discussion 979.

Cardiff, R. D., J. M. Ward and S. W. Barthold (2008). 'One medicine---one pathology': are veterinary and human pathology prepared? Lab Invest 88(1): 18-26.

Valli, T., S. W. Barthold, J. E. Ward, C. Brayton, A. Nikitin, A. D. Borowsky, R. T. Bronson, R. D. Cardiff, J. Sundberg and T. Ince (2007). Over 60% of NIH extramural funding involves animal-related research. Vet Pathol 44(6): 962-963, author reply 963-964.

Barthold, S. W., A. D. Borowsky, C. Brayton, R. Bronson, R. D. Cardiff, S. M. Griffey, T. A. Ince, A. Y. Nikitin, J. Sundberg, V. E. Valli and J. M. Ward (2007). From whence will they come? - A perspective on the acute shortage of pathologists in biomedical research. J Vet Diagn Invest 19(4): 455-456.