Dr. James G. Fox is director and professor of the Division of Comparative Medicine and a professor in the Department of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also an adjunct professor at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Fox is a diplomate and past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, past president of the Massachusetts Society of Medical Research, past chairman of AAALAC Council, past chairman of the NCCR/NIH Comparative Medicine Study Section and past president of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges. Professor Fox is the author of over 490 articles, 80 chapters, 4 patents and has edited and authored 13 texts, in the field of in vivomodel development and comparative medicine. He has lectured and consulted nationally and internationally with government, academia and industry.
Dr. Fox has received numerous scientific awards including the AVMA Charles River Prize in Comparative Medicine, the AALAS Nathan Brewer Scientific Achievement Award, the AVMA/ASLAP Excellence in Research Award, and the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Charles A. Griffin Award. Dr. Fox is considered an international authority on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of enterohepatic helicobacters in humans and animals. He has studied infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract for the past 35 years and has focused on the pathogenesis of Campylobacter spp. and Helicobacter spp. infection in humans and animals. His laboratory developed the ferret as a model for both campylobacter and helicobacter associated disease as well as the first rodent model to study helicobacter associated gastric disease, including gastric cancer.
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