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Dr. Angela B. Royal
Assistant Clinical Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology
Clinical Pathologist, VMDL

  • DVM, University of Missouri
  • MS – University of Missouri
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology)

Building Address: A344 Clydesdale Hall

Phone Number:  573-882-0086

Email: royalab@missouri.edu

Lab Website: http://vmdl.missouri.edu

Research Emphasis: Collaborative research with VHC faculty and graduate students.

Teaching: I have teaching responsibilities at multiple levels of instruction within the VHC including  an online veterinary clinical chemistry course (course coordinator), teaching clinical pathology to second year veterinary students and again during the pathology rotation when students are on clinics, elective clinical pathology for clinical rotation students, teaching select topics of advanced clinical pathology (course coordinator), advanced histopathology, and mechanisms of disease to graduate students, and training clinical pathology residents. 

Selected Publications:

Leissinger M, Garber JB, Fowlkes N, Grooters AM, Royal A, and Gaunt SD. Mycobacterium Fortuitum Lipoid Pneumonia in a Dog. Veterinary Pathology 52: 359-359, 2015.

Axiak-Bechtel S, Royal A. Comparative Imagery - Cytology: Cutaneous and subcutaneous neoplasms. Clinician’s Brief, 2015.

Leissinger, M., Pescosolido, K. and Royal, A.  What is your diagnosis? Equine transtracheal wash fluid. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 42: 529–530, 2013.

Carter, R., Kubai, M., Rodriquez, D., Gupta, A., Royal, A.  A challenging case: Painful periocular swelling in a cat. Vet Med, April 1, 2013.

Banajee K H, Chang L-W, Jacobson ER, Rich GA, Royal AB. What is your diagnosis? Blood film from a boa constrictor. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 41: 158–159, 2012.

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

Gupta A, Gumber S, Bauer RW, Royal AB.  What is your Diagnosis?  Cerebrospinal Fluid from a Dog. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 40(1), 105-106, 2011.

Wiedmeyer C E, Royal AB.  Urinary Biomarkers for Monitoring Disease Progression in the Han:SPRD-cy Rat Model of Autosomal-Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. Comparative Medicine/American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 60(6), 448-454, 2010.

Kim DY, Royal AB, Villamil JA.  Disseminated melanoma in a dog with involvement of leptomeninges and bone marrow.  Veterinary Pathology, 46(1) 80-83, 2009.

Royal AB, Coates JR, Berent LM, Chigerwe M, Wiedmeyer CE.  Cytologic and histopathologic evaluation of extruded canine degenerate disks.  Veterinary Surgery, 38:798-802, 2009.


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