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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 Corinna Darian-Smith's lab for making the cover of
The Journal of Comparative Neurology!

Fisher K. M., Garner J. P., Darian-Smith C. (2022). Small sensory spinal lesions that affect hand function in monkeys, greatly alter primary afferent and motor neuron connections in the cord. J Comp Neurol.; online ahead of print.  doi.org/10.1002/cne.25395, PMID: 35973735.

*Cover image selected for journal print version- in press (Dec, 2022 issue).


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