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Anibal Armien

CVMVDL Anibal Armien

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-8270
Email: armie001@umn.edu

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
E220 VDL
1333 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55108


  • DVM. Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • M.Sc. Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
  • Dr.Vet.Med. Justus-Liebig Giessen Universität, Germany

Board Certification
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathology

Research Interests

  • Comparative neuropathology
  • Infectious disease of neotropical wildlife animals
  • Diagnostic ultrastructural pathology

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic pathology
  • Ultrastructural pathology
  • Pathology of zoo and wildlife

Instructional areas

  • CVM 6299 Veterinary Pathology (Neuropathology and ear)
  • CVM 6502 Diagnostic Pathology: Senior/Junior Student Necropsy Rotation
  • CVM 6930 Medical Management of Zoo Animals


For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine and to Google Scholar

Current Funding

Morris Animal Foundation: Investigation of the multiple-malformation syndrome in Alpacas and Llamas associated with choanal atresia, 2008-2010
P.I. Aníbal G. Armién

Association of Avian Veterinarians: Comparative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain in Four Avian Species, 2008-2009
P.I. Patrick T. Redig, C.I. Aníbal G. Armién
AHC Faculty Development Grants, UMN: Neural Stem Cell Responses to Viral Encephalitis, 2007-2009
P.I. Maxim C Cheeran, C.I. Aníbal G. Armién

Honors and Awards

1996 - 2000 Doctoral scholarship awarded by "Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)", Germany.

1992 - 1994 Research scholarship awarded by the "Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro", Brazil.

1990 - 1992 Masters Science scholarship awarded by the "Conselho Academico de Pesquisa e Ensino (CAPES)", Brazil.

1984 - 1988 Diploma scholarship awarded by the “Panama-Brazil student exchange program”.

1980 - 1982 High School scholarship awarded by the "Instituto Nacional de Agricultura, Dr. Augusto S. Boyd" of the Panamanian Ministry of Agricultural Development, Panama.



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