Dr. Pedersen's Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Niels C. Pedersen

BUSINESS ADDRESS: Niels C. Pedersen, Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, 95616

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EDUCATION:
1961 - Moapa Valley High School, Overton, Nevada
1963 Pre-Veterinary - University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1965 B.S. - University of California, Davis, CA
1967 D.V.M. - University of California, Davis, CA
1968 Internship - Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, CSU, Ft. Collins, Colorado
1972 Ph.D. – Experimental Pathology and Immunology, JCSMR, ANU, Canberra, Australia

HONORS, AWARDS:
1972 Ph.D. With High Commendation
1977 First Recipient of the Cat Fanciers Association Medal of Honor in the Field of Science
1982 Ralston Purina Award for Excellence – Veterinary Research
1983 Carnation Award for Feline Research
1987 Beecham Award for Research Excellence
1987 Outstanding Alumni Award ,SVM, University of California, Davis
1991 Bourgelat Award, The British Small Animal Veterinary Association for outstanding contributions to the Field of Small Animal Practice
1991 Nelson Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
1991Jean Holzworth Lecturer, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
1991 UCD Alumni Citation for Excellence Award
1995 Honorary Doctor's Degree from the University of Zurich (awarded at Dies Academicus Celebration, April 29, 1995)
1996 Honorary Doctor's Degree from the University of Utrecht (Conferred May, 1996)
1996 In Recognition, Niels C. Pedersen for his formative contributions to feline retrovirus research and his generosity in furthering the work of other scientists worldwide, Third International Feline Retrovirus Research Symposium Organizing Committee Award, Fort Collins, CO (March 9, 1996)
1996 Faculty Teaching Award 1996, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
1997 WSAVA/WALTHAM (World Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association) International Award for Scientific Achievement (April 4, 1997)
2003 International Award for 2003 for Outstanding Contribution to Feline Medicine, European Society of Feline Medicine.
2012 AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation award for outstanding contribution to feline medicine

Professional employment:
1967-1968 Intern in Small Animal Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO
1969-1972 Research Scholar, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
1972-1972 Adj. Assistant Professor, Step II, University of California, Davis, CA
1972-1973 Acting Assistant Professor, Step II+, University of California, Davis, CA
1973-1977 Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis, CA
1977-1982 Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, CA
1982-Present Professor, University of California, Davis, CA
1985-1987 Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
1990-1991 Virology and Immunology Unit Leader, California Regional Primate Research Center.
1991-1993 Co-Unit Leader, Virology and Immunology Unit, California Regional Primate Research Center.
1993-2013 Director, Center for Companion Animal Health
1997-2012 Director, Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
2006-present Distinguished Professor
2013-present Distinguished Professor emeritus

LIST OF SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS RELEVANT TO FIP 1969-2013 (from list of 250)
2. 1969 Ward, B.C. and Pedersen, N.C.: Infectious Peritonitis in Cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 154:26 35.
11. 1976 Pedersen, N.C.: Morphologic and Physical Characteristics of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus and Growth in Autochthonous Peritoneal Cell Cultures. American Journal of Veterinary Research 37 (5):567 572.
12. 1976 Pedersen, N.C.: Feline Infectious Peritonitis: Something Old, Something New. Feline Practice 6 (May):42 51.
16. 1976 Pedersen, N.C.: Serologic Studies of Naturally Occurring Feline Infectious Peritonitis. American Journal of Veterinary Research 37:1447 1453.
17. 1977 Pedersen, N.C.: Feline Infectious Peritonitis Test Results: What Do They Mean? Feline Practice, May:13 14.
20. 1978 Pedersen, N.C., Ward, J. and Mengeling, W.L.: Antigenic Relationship of the Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus to Coronaviruses of Other Species. Archives of Virology 58:45 53.
24. 1979 Woods, R.D., Pedersen, N.C.: Cross Protection Studies Between Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Porcine Transmissible Gastroenteritis Viruses. J. Vet. Micro. 4:11 16.
27. 1980 Pedersen, N.C., Boyle, J.: Immunologic Phenomena in the Effusive Form of Feline Infectious Peritonitis. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 41:868 876.

32. 1981 Pedersen, N.C., Boyle, J.F., Floyd, K.: Infection Studies in Kittens Utilizing Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus Propagated in Cell Culture. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 42:363 367.
33. 1981 Pedersen, N.C., Boyle, J.F., Floyd, K., Fudge, A. and Barker, J.: An Enteric Coronavirus Infection of Cats Resembling Transmissible Gastroenteritis of Swine, and its Relationship to Feline Infectious Peritonitis. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 42:368 377.
34. 1982 Horzinek, M.C., Lutz, H., Pedersen, N.C.: Antigenic Relationships Among Homologous Structural Polypeptides of Porcine, Feline, ad Canine Coronaviruses. Infect. Immun. 37:1148 1155.
38. 1983 Pedersen, N.C., Black, J.W.: Attempted Immunization of Cats Against Feline Infectious Peritonitis Using Avirulent Live Virus or Sublethal Amounts of Virulent Virus. Am. J. Vet. Res. 44:229 234.
47. 1984 Boyle, J.F., Pedersen, N.C., Evermann, J.F., McKeirnan, A.J., Ott, R.L., Black, J.W.: Plaque Assay, Polypeptide Composition and Immunochemistry of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus and Feline Enteric Coronavirus Isolates. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 173:133 147.
48. 1984 Pedersen, N.C., Black, J.W., Boyle, J.F., Evermann, J.F., McKeirnan, A.J., Ott, R.L.: Pathogenic Differences between Various Feline Coronavirus Isolates. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 173:365 380.
49. 1984 Pedersen, N.C.: Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Feline Enteric Coronavirus Infections. Part I: Feline Enteric Coronavirus. Feline Practice 13(4):13 19.
50. 1984 Pedersen, N.C.: Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Feline Enteric Coronavirus Infections. Part II: Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Feline Practice 13(5):5 14.
51. 1984 Pedersen, N.C., Evermann, J.F., McKeirnan, A.J., and Ott, R.L.: Pathogenicity Studies of Feline Coronavirus Isolates 79 1146 and 79 1683. Am. J. Vet. Res. 45:2580 2585.
63. 1986 Pedersen, N.C., Floyd, K.: Experimental Studies with Three New Strains of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus: FIPV UCD2, FIPV UCD3, and FIPV UCD4. Compendium 7:1001 1011.
65. 1986 Hawkins, E., Johnson, L., Pedersen, N.C., and Winston, S.: Use of tears for the diagnosis of feline leukemia virus infections. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 188:1031 1034.
77. 1987 Pedersen, N.C.: Virologic and immunologic aspects of feline infectious peritonitis virus infection. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol., 218:529-550.
80. 1988 Pedersen, N.C.: Feline Infectious Diseases. American Veterinary Medical Publica¬tions, Goleta, CA.
83. 1988 Lutz, H., Egberink, H., Arnold, P., Winkler, G., Wolfensberger, C., Jarrett, O., Parodi, A.L., Pedersen, N.C. and Horzinek, M.C.: Felines T-lymphotropes Lentivirus (FTLV): Experimentelle Infektion und Vorkommen in einigen Ländern Europas. Kleintierpraxis 33, Heft 11:455-460.
94. 1989 Pedersen, N.C.: Animal virus infections that defy vaccination: Equine infectious anemia, caprine arthritis-encephalitis, maedi-visna, and feline infectious peritonitis. Adv. Vet. Sci. Comp. Med. 33:413-428.
155. 1995 Vennema, H., Poland, A., Floyd-Hawkins, K. and Pedersen, N.C.: A Comparison of the Genomes of FECVs and FIPVs and What They Tell Us About the Relationships Between Feline Coronaviruses and Their Evolution. Feline Practice 23(3):40-44.
156. 1995 Hickman, M.A., Morris, J.G., Rogers, Q.R., and Pedersen, N.C.: Elimination of Feline Coronavirus Infection From a Large Experimental Specific Pathogen-Free Cat Breeding Colony by Serologic Testing and Isolation. Feline Practice 23(3):96-102.
160. 1996 Foley, J.E. and Pedersen, N.C.: Inheritance of susceptibility of feline infectious peritonitis in purebred catteries. Feline Practice 24(1):14-22.
167. 1996 Poland, A.M., Vennema, H., Foley, J.E. and Pedersen, N.C.: Two related strains of feline infectious peritonitis virus isolated from immunocompromised cats infected with the feline enteric coronavirus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 34(12):3180-3184.
172. 1997 Foley, J.E., Poland, A., Carlson, J. and Pedersen, N.C.: Patterns of feline coronavirusinfection and fecal shedding from cats in multiple-cat environments. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 210(9):1307-1312.
173. 1997 Foley, J.E., Poland, A., Carlson, J. and Pedersen, N.C.: Risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis among cats in multiple-cat environments with endemic feline enteric coronavirus. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 210(9):1313-1318.
182. 1998 Vennema, H., Poland, A., Foley, J. and Pedersen, N.C.: Feline infectious peritonitis viruses arise by mutation from endemic feline enteric coronaviruses. Virology 243(1):150-157.
183. 1998 Dean, G.A. and Pedersen, N.C.: Cytokine response in multiple lymphoid tissues during the primary phase of feline immunodeficiency virus infection. Journal of Virology 72(12):9436-9440.
193. 1999 Gut, M., Leutenegger, C.M., Huder, J.B., Pedersen, N.C. and Lutz, H.: One-tube fluorogenic reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for the quantitation of feline coronaviruses. Journal of Virological Methods 77(1):37-46.
211. 2003 Dean GA, Olivry T, Stanton C, Pedersen NC. In vivo cytokine response to experimental feline infectious peritonitis virus infection. Veterinary Microbiology 97:1-12.
221. 2004 Kiss I, A Poland and NC Pedersen. Disease outcome and cytokine responses in cats immunized with a virulent feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV)-UCD1 and challenge-exposed with virulent FIPV-UCD8. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 6:89-97.
224. 2004 Pedersen NC, Sato R, Foley JE, and Poland AM. Common virus infections in cats, before and after being placed in shelters, with emphasis on Feline Enteric Coronavirus. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 6(2):83-88.
244. 2008 Pedersen, NC, Lyons LA. Pathogenesis of feline enteric coronavirus infection. J Feline Medicine Surgery, 10(6):225-258.
246. 2009 Pedersen NC. A review of feline infectious peritonitis virus infection: 1963- 2008. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 11(4):225-58.
247. 2009 Pedersen NC, Liu H,. Dodd KA, Pesavento PA. Significance of Coronavirus Mutants in Feces and DiseasedTissues of Cats Suffering from Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Viruses , 1, 166-184.
248. 2012 Pedersen NC, Liu H, Scarlett J, Leutenegger CM, Golovko L,Kennedy
H, Kamal FM.Feline infectious peritonitis: role of the feline coronavirus 3c gene
in intestinal tropism and pathogenicity based upon isolates from resident and
adopted shelter cats. Virus Res. 2012 165(1):17-28
249. 2013 Golovko L, Lyons LA, Liu H, Sørensen A, Wehnert S, Pedersen NC. Genetic
susceptibility to feline infectious peritonitis in Birman cats. Virus Research, 175(1):58-63.