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.
DVM Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico (DVM)
MSC Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
PHD University of Western Ontario, Canada
Stem cell biology
Animal models of bone and cartilage regeneration by cell-based therapy
CONACYT, MSc scholarship
PROMEP, PhD Scholarship
CIHR, Post-Doctoral fellowship