Office Location: WCVM 1644
- BVetSc, Jordan University of Science and Technology
- MSc, Veterinary Pathology, University of Saskatchewan
- PhD, Toxicology, University of Saskatchewan
- Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology)
Teaching and Clinical Areas
Dr. Al-Dissi is involved in teaching Systemic Pathology (VT PA 353) to second-year veterinary students as well as Mammalian Pathology (VTPA 820, 821, 822, 823) and Surgical Pathology (VTPA 830, 831, 832, 833) to graduate veterinary students. He also contributes to the necropsy and biopsy services offered by Prairie Diagnostic Services, Inc.
- Dr. Al-Dissi’s research focuses on studying the effects of toxins on animal and human health. He is also interested in investigating gene and protein expression in cancer cells.
Al-Dissi AN, Philibert H, 2011. “A case of biphasic mesothelioma with osseous and chondromatous differentiation in a cat.” Canadian Veterinary Journal. 52(5): 534-6.
Weber LP, Al-Dissi AN, Marit JS, German TN, Terletski SD, 2011. “Role of carbon monoxide in impaired endothelial function mediated by acute second-hand tobacco, incense, and candle smoke exposures.” Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 31(3): 453-9
Al-Dissi AN, Weber LP, 2011. “Resveratrol preserves cardiac function, but does not prevent endothelial dysfunction or pulmonary inflammation after environmental tobacco smoke exposure.” Food and Chemical Toxicology. 49(7): 1584-91
Al-Dissi AN, Blakley BR, Woodbury MR, 2011. “Selenium toxicosis in a white-tailed deer herd.” Canadian Veterinary Journal. 52(1): 70-3.