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Norman H. Altman, V.M.D.

General Information

Norman H. Altman, V.M.D.


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  • English


  • Director, Division of Comparative Pathology
  • Professor of Pathology & Microbiology and Immunology

Clinical Interests

Veterinary pathology and laboratory animal medicine.

Research Interests

Interests include Comparative Pathology and animal models of human disease. Current studies include the pathogenesis of mouse hepatitis virus, graft vs. host disease, and the speciation of cryptosporidium.  Other studies in our laboratories include transgenic models for prostate cancer and viral carcinogenesis.


1970 Postdoctoral Fellow
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1968 Training Program
U.S. Army Medical Research Laboratory
1963 VMD
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
1959 B.S.
Pennsylvania State University