Thomas W. Molitor, PhD

Department Chair, Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

Thomas W. Molitor

Contact Info

molit001@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-5295

Office Address:
Veterinary Population Medicine
225H Vet Med Ctr
1365 Gortner Ave
St Paul, MN 55108

Mailing Address:
Veterinary Population Medicine
Room 225 VetMedCtrN
6190A
1365 Gortner Ave
St Paul, MN 55108

Administrative Phone
612-625-7755

PhD, University of Minnesota, 1983

MS, North Dakota State University, 1978

BA, University of St. Thomas, 1976

Summary

Expertise

Virus neuropathogenesis

Awards & Recognition

  • Academic Health Center's Academy for Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012 
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, 2006-2007 
  • USDA NRI Review Panel, 2002 
  • Graduate Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 2000, 2001, 2002 
  • NIH NIDA Review Panel, 1995-1999
  • Merit Award, University of Minnesota, 1997 
  • Smith Kline-Beecham Award for Research, 1993 
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society, 1993

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Molecular mechanisms in the pathogenesis of viral diseases
  • Host defense responses
  • Immunity and addictive drugs

Research Funding Grants

  • MPB The effect of passive immunity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development 2010-2011
  • NIDA/NIH: Training in Neurobehavior/Neuroimmune Addiction Research 2006 – 2011
  • NIDA/NIH: Opiate Effects on Immunity to CNS TB in Neonatal Pigs 2005 – 2010

Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, or Google Scholar.