Japanese
Yamaguchi University, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Pathology
<Investigation of the diseases and the pathology embryology>

Faculty

MASAHIRO MORIMOTO, PhD, DVM
Professor, Veterinary Pathology

MASASHI SAKURAI, PhD, DVM
Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology

YUSUKE SAKAI, PhD, DVM
Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology

Our Lab

In the lecture of pathology, students are engaged to several types of researches on the schemes of diseases and diagnosis of illnesses, using microscopes. Not only the medication to animals, has our research also contributed to the development of medical fields, such as immunology, via various animal experiments.

Research Interests

  • The pathological research of immunity disorders, the pathogenesis of flowpox virus infection and its dynamics
  • The immune reaction of host animas on infection.
  • The comparative pathologic study, mainly between wild animals and zoo animals.
  • The protozoal disease of wild animals.