Davis-Thompson Foundation​

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology​

Who we are

Pathology is the foundation of all medicine, human and veterinary. As pathologists, we study the manifestations and causes of disease in all species of the animal kingdom. 

As researchers and academics, we strive to advance the study of veterinary diseases and the comparison of diseases manifested by diverse species of animals.

We have the largest repository of pathology images in the world. Our unique courses and content are provided by  world-renowned experts and outstanding pathologists in the field.

We pursue and disseminate our knowledge not for its own sake, but to improve the health and well-being of all animals in the world – humans included.

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Upcoming events

Brazilian Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course 2022

Our highly praised Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course is getting a new “gingado”!

The Davis-Thompson Foundation together with the Associação Brasileira de Patologia Veterinária and the Veterinary School at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais are bringing DVP to Brazil! Join Drs. Craig, Koehler and Pesavento for a five-day immersion in description and interpretation of gross, microscopic, ultrastructural changes as well as use and interpretation of IHC/ISH and PCR at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. There will be multiple mock tests to practice your skills!

Please note: Lectures will be presented in English with real-time translation to Portuguese.

Serie de seminarios de histopatología del LCPG.

(P) O LCPG anuncia rodadas especiais de histopatologia abertas ao público, inteiramente dedicadas a alunos de língua espanhola e portuguesa. Esta série terá laminas digitalizadas ou projetadas de casos de patologia didáticos e interessantes.

(S) El LCPG anuncia rondas especiales de histopatología abiertas al público, completamente dedicadas a estudiantes de habla hispana y portugues. Esta serie contará con láminas digitalizadas o proyectadas de casos didácticos e interesantes de patología.

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Necropsy Course January 2023- The Davis-Thompson Foundation

Join us for a two-days course designed to help candidates that are preparing to take the Clinical Proficiency Examination (CPE) by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) National Examining Board (NEB).