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John Sundberg, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVP


Bar Harbor, ME

Veterinary pathologist contributing to many aspects of disease research at JAX, with a research program focusing on genetic skin diseases.

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Grants, awards and accomplishments


2008 ACVP Very Important Pathologists Program, member

2008 John Ebbling Lectureship, The European Hair Research Society 

2007 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine 

2006 Silver Fern Award, New Zealand Laboratory Animal Science Society 

1980 Gamma Sigma Delta (Honorary Society of Agriculture) 

1978 DuPont-Haskell Laboratories Fellowship in Veterinary Pathology 

1977 Phi Zeta (Honorary Veterinary Fraternity) 

1976 Phi Zeta Research Paper Award 

1975 Mead-Johnson Summer Fellowship in Veterinary Pathology 

1973 Animal Science Award 

1973 Elmer Towne Dairy Science Award 


1. NIH R01 AR049288. Cpdm: Cloning a Gene that Regulates Eosinophil Function. Principal Investigator. 

2. NIH R01 AR056635. Genetics of alopecia areata in the C3H/HeJ mouse. Principal Investigator. 

3. NIH/NCI R01 CA089713. Electronic Access to Mouse Tumor Data. Co-Investigator. 

4. NIH R01 AR055225. Model systems for PXE. Subcontract Principal Investigator. 

5. NIH R01 AR063702. Skeletal Phenotyping of KOMP Mice. Subcontract PI. 

6. NIH R13 OD010920. Pathology of the Laboratory Mouse. Principal Investigator. 

7. NIH R21 AR063781. Discovering Novel Gene Networks for Skin Diseases. Principal Investigator. 

8. DEBRA UK. Modeling the Genetics onf Epidermolysis Bullosa in Mice. Co-principal investigator. 


1. DEBRA International. (submitted 15 Sept 2014) 

2. NIH R01 Discovering Novel Gene Networks for Skin Diseases. Principal Investigator. (conversion of R21, to be submitted 5 Oct 2014). 

3. NIH R01 Genetic modifiers of junctional epidermolysis bullosa. Co-PI. (to be submitted 5 Feb 2015). Others currently under discussion potentially for 5 Oct 2014 deadline.