Niels C. Pedersen

Niels Pedersen

Position Title
Distinguished Professor

2213 Med Sci 1A

Research Interests

Infectious and immunologic diseases of dogs and cats. Animal models for human AIDS (feline and simian immunodeficiency virus infections).

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Integrative Genetics and Genomics
  • Microbiology


  • 1967 DVM Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis
  • 1972 PhD Immunology Australian National University


Dua N, G Reubel, PF Moore, J Higgins, and NC Pedersen. 1994. An experimental study of primary feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cats and a historical comparison to acute simian and human immunodeficiency virus diseases. Vet Immunology and Immunop

Reubel GH, GA Dean, JW George, JE Barlough, and NC Pedersen. 1994. Effects of incidental infections and immune activation on disease progression in experimentally feline immunodeficiency virus-infected cats. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

Lohman BL, MB McChesney, CJ Miller, E McGowan, SM Joye, KK Van Rompay, E Reay, L Antipa, NC Pedersen, and ML Marthas. 1994. A partially attenuated simian immunodeficiency virus induces host immunity that correlates with resistance to pathogenic virus chal