Nicholas H. Dodman - BVMS, DACVA, DACVB

Nicholas H. Dodman
Behavioral Pharmacology, Animal Behavior
Section Head and Program Director, Animal Behavior

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  • BVMS - Glasgow University School of Veterinary Medicine - 1970

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA)
  • American College of Veterinary Behavior (ACVB)

General Research Interests

  • Pharmacologic control of animal behavior problems.

Research Interests by Area

Reproductive Biology and Neuroscience
  • Genetic basis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in animals and humans, Pharmacological management of OCD. Genetic basis of canine and feline behavioral disorders; drug therapy for behavior in dogs and cats.
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder models in dogs and cats, and autism model in dogs

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Neurology and Behavior
  • Pharmacological management of obsessive/compulsive behavior disorders