William L Castleman

William L Castleman

PROF

Department: VM-DEAN
Business Phone: (352) 283-0364
Business Email: castlemanw@ufl.edu

About William L Castleman

Teaching and Research Interests

— 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

— Coordination of 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.

Accomplishments

Superior Accomplishment Award, Faculty
2004 · University of Florida

Publications

2014 Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2011 Veterinary Pathology

Grants

Nov 2017 – Jun 2018
Hex-003-004
UNIV OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL · Project Manager
Aug 2017 ACTIVE
Harnessing Natural Killer T cells to counteract swine influenza
NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD ·
May 2017 – May 2020
Testing a role for NKT cells for swine influenza immunity
US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG ·
Sep 2013 – Aug 2016
Natural Killer T (NKT) Cell Control of Pandemic Swine In
UF DSR OPPORTUNITY FUND · Project Manager

Patents

Issued June 2011
Canine Influenza Virus
#7,959,929
Issued May 2016
Materials and Methods for Respiratory Disease Control in Canines (DIV2)
#9,345,758
Issued March 2018
Materials and Methods for Respiratory Disease Control in Canines (DIV1)
#9,913,892

Education

PhD, Comparative Pathology (DVM-PhD program)
1979 · University of California, Davis
DVM, Veterinary Medicine
1977 · University of California, Davis
Masters of Science in Anatomy
1972 · University of California Davis

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 283-0364
Emails:
Business:
castlemanw@ufl.edu

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