Contact Information

John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342

Manon Levesque Undergraduate Program and Office Coordinator
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

Tel: 613-562-5422

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Rudolf W. Mueller

Rudolf W. Mueller

DVM (Zürich, Switzerland), Ph.D (Comparative Atherosclerosis in Bern, Switzerland), M.Sc (Toxicologic Pathology, Saskatoon)

Adjunct Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

Pathology and Laboratory Services Section
Bureau of Chemical Safety
Health Products and Food Branch
Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0L2

Telephone: 613-957-0969; 613-957-0954
Fax: 613-941-6959

Areas of Clinical Expertise

  • Laboratory Animals
  • Exotic Animals, Fish, Wildlife, Birds
  • Comparative Pathology and Evolutionary Pathobiology
  • Pathology of Fish, Reptiles, Birds, Wildlife in General, Pathology of Primates
  • Comparative Pathology of the Cardiovascular System

Areas of Laboratory Medicine Expertise

  • Comparative Atherosclerosis, Evolution of the Conductive System
  • Experimental Pathology
  • Toxicologic Pathology
  • Pathology related to Toxicology of Drugs, Environmental Contaminants, Food-borne Xenobiotics
  • Pathology related to Medical Devices

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Pathology
  • Toxicologic Pathology
  • Drug Toxicity
  • Laser Capture Microscopy

Recent Publications

  • M. M. Simmons, J. Spiropoulos, P.R. Webb, Y. I. Spencer, S. Czub, R. Mueller, A. Davis, M. E. Arnold, S. Marsh, S. A.C. Hawkins, J. A. Cooper, T. Konold and G. A. H. Wells. Experimental Classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: Definition and Progression of Neural PrP Immunolabeling in Relation to Diagnosis and Disease Controls] Vet Pathol published online 15 November 2010
  • Gilani G.S. , Ratnayake Nimal, Mueller R., Mazza G. Effects of source of protein and supplementary extracted isoflavones and anthocyanins on longevity of Stroke-prone Spontaneously Hypertensive (SHRSP) rats. Journal of Toxicological Science 34 (3): 335-341, 2009.
  • M. Kimberly Knowles, Susan A. Nadin-Davis, Mary Sheen, Rick Rosatte, R. Mueller, Andrew Bresford. Safety studies on an adenovirus recombinant rabies vaccine (AdRG1.3-ONRAB) in target and non-target species. Vaccine 27: 6619-6626, 2009.
  • J.S. Nakai, W.J.Bowers, D. Moir, S. Gill, L. Marro, O. Pulido, R. Mueller. Neurochemical Effects of Gestation and Lactational Exposure to a Complex Mixture of Persistent Organochloride Pollutants. Environmental Health Perspective, 2009.
  • M. M. Simmons, J. Spiropoulos, P.R. Webb, Y. I. Spencer, S. Czub, R. Mueller, A. Davis, M. E. Arnold, S. Marsh, S.A.C. Hawkins, J. Holdaway, T. Konold, AND G.A.H.Wells. Histopathological observations on the neural pathogenesis of experimental bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) of cattle. Veterinary Pathology, 2009.
  • T.S. Zabka, T. Goldstein, C. Cross, R. Mueller, C. Kreuder-Johnson, S. Gill, F.M.D. Gulland. Characterization of a degenerative cardiomyopathy associated with exposure to domoic acid toxin in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Veterinary Pathology 46: 105-119, 2008.

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