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Thomas J. Rosol, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVP


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The Ohio State University

307 Goss Lab
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: (614) 292-4265
Fax: (614) 292-3544

Education and Speciality Training

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists-Anatomic Pathology, 1987
  • PhD, Ohio State University, Veterinary Pathobiology, 1986
  • DVM, University of Illinois (Valedictorian, 1st of 86 students), 1981
  • BS, University of Illinois, Agricultural Science (highest honors), 1978


Thomas Rosol, DVM, PhD is a professor of veterinary pathology at The Ohio State University, diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and senior advisor for technology commercialization in life sciences at OSU. He has served as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and senior associate and interim vice president for research at OSU and on advisory boards to the National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Agriculture, American Veterinary Medical Association, and Morris Animal Foundation. Rosol serves as a consultant for industry in preclinical safety in the areas of endocrine, bone, and reproductive pathology and animal models of cancer. The Rosol laboratory investigates the pathogenesis of cancer-associated hypercalcemia, mechanisms and treatment of bone metastasis, animal models of human cancer, and endocrine-responsive cancers, and has been funded by NIH for 30 years. Recent work focuses on prostate, breast, head and neck cancer, and lymphoma. Rosol has 280 publications and served as the mentor for 23 PhD students and 20 postdoctoral trainees. The laboratory specializes in mouse and dog in vivo imaging using bioluminescence, microCT, high resolution ultrasound, and MRI. Rosol is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was recognized by Ohio State University as a Distinguished Scholar, which is one of the universities’ highest honors.