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William L. Castleman

photograph of Dr. Bill Castleman


Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology
PO Box 110880
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32611-0880
Fax 352-392-9704


  • M.S., Anatomy, University of California, Davis, 1972
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1977
  • PhD, Comparative Pathology (DVM-PhD program), University of California, Davis, 1979
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Anatomic Pathology, 1982

Honors and Awards

  • University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award, Faculty, 2004

Research Interests

I have broad interests in experimental and veterinary pathology. Research interests in experimental pathology focus on pathogenesis of viral respiratory disease with recent emphasis on canine influenza virus infection. Interests in veterinary pathology are diverse and stem from case-based studies in the UF Veterinary Hospitals and focus on diseases affecting horses, cattle, companion animals as well as laboratory animals used in research. I coordinate the Laboratory of Comparative Pathology that provides veterinary pathology support to University of Florida research investigators in areas ranging from gene therapy, transgenic mouse models of human disease, and toxicologic pathology to evaluate safety in new drug development.

Recent Publications

Additional publications here