Thomas E. Zimmerman, DVM, MPVM, DACLAM, Assistant Professor

Thomas E. Zimmerman, DVM, MPVM, DACLAM
Assistant Professor
Director – Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Attending Veterinarian – Brookhaven National Laboratory
Attending Veterinarian – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

BST Level 1 Rm 223
Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8611
Tel (631) 444-6978
Fax (631) 444-8843
Email: thomas.zimmerman@stonybrook.edu


Education:

1985 BVSci, University of California, Davis, California
1987 DVM, University of California, Davis, California
1988 MPVM, University of California, Davis, California

Postdoctoral Training:

1988-1991 Resident in Laboratory Animal Medicine
1992

Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Memberships:

Association of Primate Veterinarians
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
American Association of Laboratory Animal Science
Association of Veterinary Informatics


Selected Publications:

TE Zimmerman, WE Giddens, RF DiGiacomo, WC Ladiges, Soft Tissue Mineralization in Rabbits Fed a Diet Containing Excess Vitamin D, Lab Anim Sci, 1990, 40:212-215

TE Zimmerman, BJ Deeb, RF DiGiacomo, Polypeptides Associated with Pastuerella multocida Infection in Rabbits, AJVR, 1992, 53:1108-1112

RF DiGiacomo, BJ Deeb, SJ Brodie, TE Zimmerman, ER Veltkamp, CE Chrisp, Toxin Production by Pastuerella multocida Isolated from Rabbits with Atrophic Rhinitis, AJVR, 1993, 54:1280-1286

FJ Pagliusi, WW Ku, TE Zimmerman, C Olszewski, JC Hopper, AR Roesler, Prospective Assessment of Maturity Status in Wild-caught Male Cynomolgus Used for Nonclinical Safety Studies.  Abstr for 1998 SOT meeting presentation.

RE Guzman, RL Kerlin, TE Zimmerman, Histologic Lesions in Cynomolgus Monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) Naturally Infected with Simian Retrovirus D.  Comparison of Seropositive, Virus Positive, and Uninfected Animals.   Tox Path, 1999 Nov-Dec:27(6)672-677

X Zhong, S Li, E Chen, B Garlick,  K Kim, D Fang, J Chiu, T Zimmerman, C Brathwaite, B Hsiao,  and B Chu,  Prevention of Postsurgery-Induced Abdominal Adhesions by Electrospun Bioabsorbable Nanofibrous Poly(lactide-co-glycolide)-Based Membranes. Ann of Surg, 2004, 240:910-915

AJ Singer, T Zimmerman, J Rooney, P Cameau, G Rudomen, SA McClain.  Comparison of wound bursting strength and surface characteristics of FDA approved tissue adhesive for skin closure.  J Adhesion Sci Technol  2004;18:19-27.

Singer AJ, McClain SA, Romanov A, Rooney J, Zimmerman T. Curcumin reduces burn progression in rats.  Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Dec;14(12):1125-9.

Taira B, Singer A, McClain S, Zimmerman T.  The Effects of Brain Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) on Scar Formation in Incisional Rat Wounds.  Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Oct;15(10):945-8

MM Melendez, RR Martinez, AB Dagum, SA McClain, M Simon, J Sobanko, T Zimmerman, M Wetterau, D Muller, X Xu, AJ Singer, B Arora
Porcine wound healing in full thickness skin defects using IntegraTM with and without fibrin glue with keratinocytes. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery 2008, 16(3):147-152

A J Singer, SS Huang, JS Huang, SA McClain, A Romanov, JM Rooney, TE Zimmerman, A Novel TGF-Beta Antagonist Speeds Reepithelialization and Reduces Scarring of Partial Thickness Porcine Burns, Can J Plast Surg Vol 16  Season 2008

AJ Singer, SS Huang, JS Huang, SA McClain, A Romanov, JM Rooney, TE Zimmerman, A Novel TGF-Beta Antagonist Speeds Reepithelialization and Reduces Scarring of Partial Thickness Porcine Burns, Journal of Burn Care Res 2009; 30:329-334

ME Wagshul, EJ Kelly, HJ Yu, B Garlick, TE Zimmerman, MR Egnor, Resonant and notch behavior in intracranial pressure dynamics, Laboratory investigation J Neurosurg Pediatrics 3:354-364, 2009