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David Vail

David Vail

Expert on clinical trials for novel cancer therapies with companion (pet) animals with natural cancers

Professor, veterinary medical oncology; director, Center for Clinical Trials and Research, School of Veterinary Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine Work: 608-890-1324 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Design and implementation of clinical trials in pet animals relevant to human cancer drug development
  • Design and implementation of clinical trials for cancer therapies for companion animals
  • Veterinary clinical oncology: the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in veterinary species


  • Textbook editor, "Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 4th Ed.," Saunders
  • North American Journal Editor, Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, Wiley-Blackwell
  • President, Canine Comparative Oncology and Genomics Consortium
  • Member, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Mark L. Morris Sr. Distinguished Research Award