Stephen W. Barthold, DVM, PhD
Dept. Path., Microbio. & Immunology
Centr. Comparative Medicine/Sch Vet Med.
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
Overview of Bb in the mouse – persistence & antibiotic response
Stephen W. Barthold, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, is a Distinguished Professor of Veterinary and Medical Pathology at the University of California Davis, and Director of the UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine. He received his B.S. and D.V.M. from UC Davis in 1967 and 1969. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA from 1969 through 1971, followed by graduate training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earning an M.S. and Ph.D. in 1973 and 1974. In 1974, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, with subsequent promotion to Full Professor in 1989. He went to UC Davis in 1997. Dr. Barthold was elected to the National Academies Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2001, and is recipient of several career awards, including the AALAS Nathan R. Brewer Award for Career Excellence in Research, UC Alumni Achievement Award, Francis Schofield Medal from the Ontario Veterinary College, Pfizer Research Award, AVMA Charles River Prize, Meriel-AAVMC Excellence in Research Award, and Honorary Diplomate in the ACLAM. His professional specialty is pathology of laboratory rodents and rabbits. He has served on numerous national scientific advisory and review committees, and is past Chairman of the Institute of Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Council of the National Research Council. His research has been funded continuously by the NIH for over 35 years, including a primary focus on pathogenesis of Lyme borreliosis for the past 25 years. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, chapters and books.