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Rodolfo Nino   Fong DVM, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Immunology


Dr. Rodolfo Nino Fong received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1985 from the University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico. After one year of private practice, he came back to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated, and began work as a research associate in the Clostridial Vaccine Laboratory. His teaching experience began in 1989 as a lecturer and then as Associate Professor from 1992 to 1999. He earned his Master of Sciences in Immunology in 1998 from the University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico and his PhD In 2004 from the University of Western Ontario.

Dr. Nino Fong was working as a post doc, research associate and seasonal lecturer of Anatomy and Physiology at Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC. UPEI, Canada). During the last five years, he was a member of the Comparative Ortophaedic Research Laboratory at AVC studying the potential use of mesenchymal stem cells as a cell-based therapy. Dr Nino Fong began as Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Immunology at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine July 2014.

Education

DVM Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico (DVM)

MSC Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

PHD University of Western Ontario, Canada

Research

Stem cell biology

Animal models of bone and cartilage regeneration by cell-based therapy

Veterinary Immunology

Achievements

CONACYT, MSc scholarship

PROMEP, PhD Scholarship

CIHR, Post-Doctoral fellowship