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Comparative Medicine

The Department of Comparative Medicine stands united against racism, hatred, injustice, and discrimination. We firmly believe that diversity in our community makes us stronger. As such, we value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our academic mission: research, clinical service, and teaching.

Sherril L. Green
Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine


About Comparative Medicine

Comparative Medicine is a distinct discipline of experimental medicine that uses animal models of human and animal disease in translational and biomedical research. The Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford is an academic department whose faculty teach at the undergraduate, graduate, professional and post graduate levels. Faculty have a variety of research interests including, but not limited to, epilepsy, infectious diseases, behavioral disorders, genetics and cancer


In the News

Congratulations to Dr. Monika Huss who has received the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) Foundation’s 2022 Greg Boivin Memorial Award!

Her award winning research project is entitled "Evaluation of the Analgesic Efficacy and Pathological Effects of Carprofen in Mice". Dr. Huss’ work focuses on the health and care of research animals and we wish her team (Drs. Cholawat Pacharinsak, Eden Alamaw, Renee Cotton, and Kerriann Casey) every success with this project.


Amber Durnal
Community Service Award

Edgar Palaya
Animal Technician of the Year Award

Ina Lee
Outstanding Research Proposal

Lisa Bandini
DeVere Charron Spotlight Award

Eden Alamaw, DVM
Distinction in Teaching Award

Samuel Baker, DVM, VetMB
Distinguished Clinician Award

Juju Hallum
Outstanding Research Proposal

Jeannie Mullen
DeVere Charron Spotlight Award


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