Mark OYAMA

Mark Oyama at 2nd Human and Veterinary Crosstalk Symposium on Aldosterone, Bordeaux 2011
DVM, DipACVIM (Cardiology) Professor of Cardiology Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

Contact: maoyama@vet.upenn.edu

Mark Oyama is a Professor in the Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. His main clinical and research interests concern canine myocardial disease, mitral valve disease and cardiac biomarkers.He is currently involved in several research projects dealing with investigation of biomarkers in dogs and cats as well as studies investigating serotonin-related molecular mechanisms of canine valve disease.

He is a past President of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,Specialty of Cardiology and member of the ACVIM Board of Regents. He has served as a member of the NIH-Center for Scientific Review Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences study section and is a member of the University of Pennsylvania Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics.

Dr. Oyama has published over 90 scientific manuscripts and abstracts and has given over 150 national and international lectures. He serves on veterinary advisory boards for a variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic laboratory companies and is the Translational Sciences section editor for the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology.

He resides in Philadelphia with his wife, a Golden Retriever, and two very mischievous cats.