Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Nick Dervisis, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM: Oncology

Assistant Professor
Oncology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2009
    Doctor of Philosophy, 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 & Experience

  • 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 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, 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

  • Veterinary Cancer Society
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • European Society for Veterinary Oncology