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Jessica M. Snyder, D.V.M., M.S.
Acting Associate Professor

Department of Comparative Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washingto
Seattle, WA

P: 616-4790

Jessica M. Snyder received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Virginia Tech University in 2001 and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery from 2001-2002 and a residency in Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery from 2002-2005, both at the University of Pennsylvania.  After six years in private practice as a veterinary neurologist, she came to the UW to complete a post-doctoral fellowship and a residency in Comparative Medicine and Pathology in the Department of Comparative Medicine in 2011.  She received a Master of Science and joined the DCM faculty in 2014.  Dr. Snyder obtained board certification in veterinary neurology in 2005.  She serves a comparative pathologist in the UW Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Histology and Imaging Core (HIC)

Research, Service and Training Interests

Dr. Snyder is uniquely qualified to consult and assist with aspects of study design, disease model evaluation, and histopathological analysis, scoring and data interpretation in rodent and large animal models of neurological disease.  Her research centers on rodent models of aging and large animal models of peripheral and central nervous system disease.

Dr. Snyder co-coordinates CMED 514 and 512 and is an instructor in pathology rounds and rotations offered by the Department of Comparative Medicine (CMED 590; JPC sessions).

Selected recent publications:

1. Treuting PM and Snyder JM.  “Mouse Necropsy.”  Current Protocols in Mouse Biology.  In press.

2.  Snyder JM, Treuting PM, Brabb T, Miller KE, Covey E, and Lencioni KL. "Hepatic lipidosis in a research colony of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus).” Comparative Medicine.  In press.

3.  Meeker S, Treuting PM, Price LM, and Snyder JM. "Progressive hind limb paresis in an aged Sprague Dawley rat."  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.  In press.

4.  Snyder JM, Treuting PM, Nagy L, Yam C, Yi J, Brasfield A, Nguyen LP, Hajjar AM.  “Humanized TLR7/8 Expression Drives Multisystemic Histiocytosis in C57BL/6 Mice.” PLoS One 9 (9): e107257, 2014.

5. Snyder JM and Treuting PM. "Concurrent proventricular adenocarcinoma and Macrorhabdus ornithogaster infection in an English budgerigar." Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 244 (6): 667-669, 2014.

6. Brabb T, Carbone L, Snyder JM, and Phillips N. "IACUC Considerations for Animal Models of Peripheral Neuropathy." Institute for Laboratory Animal Research 54(3): 329-337, 2014.

Department of Comparative Medicine
Magnuson Health Sciences Building
Rooms I-402 to I-472, Box # 357340
Seattle, Washington 98195-7340
phone: (206) 543-8047
fax: (206) 685-3006

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