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Nick Dervisis

Nick Dervisis, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM: Oncology

Assistant Professor
Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

e-mail: dervisis@vt.edu


Education

2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
1998 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Aristotle's University
Thessaloniki, Greece

Board Certification

2007 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)

Research Interests

  • Translational Research
    Modeling of neoplastic processes using spontaneously-arising canine and feline cancers
  • Pharmacogenetics
    Effect of genetic polymorphic variants at the metabolism and kinetics of anti-cancer agents
  • Clinical Trial Design
    Design of clinical trials in pet animals with molecular marker based outcomes

Professional Experience

2012-present Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
2009-2012 Assistant Professor
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
2007-2009 Research Associate
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
2004-2007 Resident/PhD candidate in Veterinary Medical Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
2003-2004 Research Assistant
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
2001-2003 Research Assistant
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL

Professional Memberships

2001-present Veterinary Cancer Society
2002-present American Association for Cancer Research
2006-present European Society for Veterinary Oncology