Ariel Sarah Nenninger

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Assistant Professor
1790A Patterson Hall
Education & Certifications  
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2022
  • PhD, Veterinary Pathology, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2023
  • DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2018
  • BS, Pre-Veterinary Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013 
  • VPTH 425 – Clinical Pathology
  • VPTH 409 -- Introduction to Veterinary Cytology and Laboratory Techniques
  • VPTH 457 -- Clinical Pathology Rotation
Research Focus & Interests  
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Oncology
  • Metabolic Diseases
Honors & Awards  
  • Davis-Thompson Foundation Pathology Trainee and Scholarship Award, ACVP Annual Conference, 2021
  • Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Research Graduate Scholarship, 2021
  • William and Elise Brett Veterinary Medicine Scholarship, 2017    
  • John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, 2009-2013
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
  • American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP)
Selected Publications  

Google Scholar:

Hsu, H., Chen, C., Nenninger, A., Holz, L., Baldwin, C. L., & Telfer, J. C. (2015). WC1 Is a Hybrid γδ TCR Coreceptor and Pattern Recognition Receptor for Pathogenic Bacteria. The Journal of Immunology, 194(5), 2280–2288.

Harm, T. A., Hostetter, S. J., Nenninger, A. S., Valentine, B. N., Ellinwood, N. M., & Smith, J. D. (2020). Temporospatial Development of Neuropathologic Findings in a Canine Model of Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB. Veterinary Pathology, 58(1), 205–222.

Nenninger, A.S., Ben-Shlomo , G., Allbaugh, R., Valentine, B.N., Snella, E., Jens, J., Ellinwood, N.M., Smith, J.D. (2023). Clinical and pathological characterization of ophthalmic disease in a canine model of mucopolysaccharidosis type I. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Diseases, 46(2): 348-357. doi:10.1002/jimd.12587