Teresa Southard, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Teresa Southard, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Associate Clinical Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853-6401

Office: 607-253-3309
Fax: 607-253-3357
Email: tls93@cornell.edu

Research & Teaching Interests

Research Interests

  • Laboratory animal pathology, neuropathology


  • Lectures and laboratories in Foundation Courses 2, 3 and 5
  • Necropsy clinical rotation
  • Anatomic pathology resident training


  • PhD, Neuroscience, Wright State University
  • DVM, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Biography/Professional Experience

Teresa Southard has been a faculty member in the Department of Biomedical Sciences since 2009.  She received her DVM from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She did her anatomic pathology residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and achieved ACVP board certification in 2009.  Prior to veterinary school, she was on active duty in the US Air Force and received a PhD in neuroscience from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.


Southard T, Brayton CF. Spontaneous unilateral brainstem infarction in Swiss mice. Vet Pathol. 2011 May;48(3):726-9.

Mahler GJ, Esch MB, Tako E, Southard TL, Archer SD, Glahn RP, Shuler ML. Oral exposure to polystyrene nanoparticles affects iron absorption. Nat Nanotechnol. 2012 Feb 12;7(4):264-71.

Schnabel LV, Abratte CM, Schimenti JC, Southard TL, Fortier LA. Genetic background affects induced pluripotent stem cell generation. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2012 Aug 3;3(4):30.

Lewis GK Jr, Schulz ZR, Pannullo SC, Southard TL, Olbricht WL.Ultrasound-assisted convection-enhanced delivery to the brain in vivo with a novel transducer cannula assembly: laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec;117(6):1128-40.

Southard T, Bender H, Wade SE, Grunenwald C, Gerhold RW. Naturally occurring Parelaphostrongylus tenuis-associated choriomeningitis in a guinea pig with neurologic signs. Vet Pathol. 2013 May;50(3):560-2

Wallace MD, Southard TL, Schimenti KJ, Schimenti JC. Role of DNA damage response pathways in preventing carcinogenesis caused by intrinsic replication stress. Oncogene. 2014 Jul 10;33(28):3688-95

Ouzounov DG, Rivera DR, Williams WO, Stupinski JA, Southard TL, Hume KH, Bentley J, Weiss RS, Webb WW, Xu C. Dual modality endomicroscope with optical zoom capability. Biomed Opt Express. 2013 Aug 1;4(9):1494-503.

Schnabel LV, Abratte CM, Schimenti JC, Felippe MJ, Cassano JM, Southard TL, Cross JA, Fortier LA. Induced pluripotent stem cells have similar immunogenic and more potent immunomodulatory properties compared with bone marrow-derived stromal cells in vitro. Regen Med. 2014;9(5):621-35

Santisakultarm TP, Paduano CQ, Stokol T, Southard TL, Nishimura N, Skoda RC, Olbricht WL, Schafer AI, Silver RT, Schaffer CB. Stalled cerebral capillary blood flow in mouse models of essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera revealed by in vivo two-photon imaging. J Thromb Haemost. 2014 Dec;12(12):2120-30.

Balmus G, Lim PX, Oswald A, Hume KR, Cassano A, Pierre J, Hill A, Huang W, August A, Stokol T, Southard T, Weiss RS. HUS1 regulates in vivo responses to genotoxic chemotherapies. Oncogene. 2016 Feb 4;35(5):662-9.

Reddyjarugu B, Pavek T, Southard T, Barry J, Singh B.Analgesic Efficacy of Firocoxib, a Selective Inhibitor of Cyclooxygenase 2, in a Mouse Model of Incisional Pain. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2015 Jul;54(4):405-10.

Kang S, Southard T, Hume KR. DNA damage is a feature of feline injection-site sarcoma. Vet Comp Oncol. 2016 Jan 19

Southard TL, Rodriguez-Ramos Fernandez J, Priest H, Stokol T. Holoprosencephaly and Pure Red Cell Aplasia in a Feline Leukaemia Virus-Positive Kitten. J Comp Pathol. 2016 Feb-Apr;154(2-3):239-42

Jing H, Hu J, He B, Negrón Abril YL, Stupinski J, Weiser K, Carbonaro M, Chiang YL, Southard T, Giannakakou P, Weiss RS, Lin H. A SIRT2-Selective Inhibitor Promotes c-Myc Oncoprotein Degradation and Exhibits Broad Anticancer Activity. Cancer Cell. 2016 May 9;29(5):767-768.

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