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Jeff Abbott

Assistant professor of pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine department of infectious diseases and pathology

Member, Emerging Pathogens Institute

College of Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine department of infectious diseases and pathology

Abbott’s ongoing projects include the study of the mechanisms of host immunity as it relates to the persistence of diseases, vaccine production, nutrition and pathology. Included in his expertise are the mechanisms by which tick-borne diseases persist in their host, the components of an effective vaccine for persistent organisms and neoplasms, and the role nutrition plays in the immune response.