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Linda M. Berent

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CVM
Associate Clinical Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology

Clinical Pathologist, VMDL

  • B.S. Biology, University of Illinois
  • B.S. Veterinary Biosciences, University of Illinois
  • D.V.M., University of Illinois
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois
  • Diplomate ACVP (Clinical and Anatomic Pathology)

Building Address: W203I Veterinary Medicine Building
Phone Number: 573-884-6774
Email: berentl@missouri.edu

Research emphasis: Collaborative research with clinician scientists and basic researchers, special interests in oncology, surgical pathology and the scholarship of teaching and learning

Teaching Responsibilities:  Lectures and labs in multiple team taught courses in the veterinary curriculum including: General Pathology, Special Pathology, Clinical Pathology and the Diagnostic Pathology rotation. Undergraduate: Comparative Hematology on-line course. Graduate: Lectures and labs in Advanced Clinical Pathology, Advanced Histopathology and Mechanisms of Disease.

Selected Publications:

Jackson DE, Berent LM, Cohn LA, Senter D. Locally Invasive Lymphangiosarcoma in a Young Domestic Shorthair. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2011; 12(10) 796-799

Spoor MS, Royal AB, Berent LM. The elusive globule leukocyte. Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2011; 40 (2): 136

Barnes LD, Pearce JW, Berent LM, Fox DB, Giuliano EA. Surgical management of orbital nodular granulomatous episcleritis in a dog. Vet Ophth 2010; 13(4): 251-258

Royal AB, Chigerwe M, Coates JR, Wiedmeyer CE, Berent LM. Cytologic and Histopathologic Evaluation of Extruded Canine Degenerate Disks. Veterinary Surgery 2009 38(7):798-802.

Bryan JN, Jabbes M, Berent LM, Arthur GL, Taylor KH, Rissetto KC, Henry CJ, Rahmatpanah F, Rankin WV, Villamil JA, Lewis MR, Caldwell CW. Hypermethylation of the DLC1 CpG island does not alter gene expression in canine lymphoma. BMC Genetics, 2009; 10(1):73

Morton D, Berent LM, Bolon B, Boyd KL, Coleman GD, Hall RL, Kinsel MJ, Tornquist SJ, Wilson DW. The 2008 ACVP role delineation survey and initial data analysis: from the Role Delineation Task Force. Vet Pathol 2009 46(4) 567-575


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