Barry Robert, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACLAM

Associate Professor - Research

Comparative Biology Core
(225) 763-0924
(225) 763-2579
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Ph.D., Departments of Comparative Medicine and Pathology, Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988, Pathology
D.V.M., Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1987
B.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1983, Microbiology


Dr. Robert is the attending veterinarian and director of the Comparative Biology Core which supports Pennington Biomedical faculty by providing the highest quality research animal housing, animal husbandry, veterinary care, personnel training, and technical support services for scientists using laboratory animals in their research. The Comparative Biology Core is fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International which represents the Center’s commitment to excellence in its animal care and use program.


Pan W, Wu X, Kastin AJ, Zhang Y, Hsuchou H, Halberg F, Chatu F, Khan RS, Robert B, Cornelissen-Guillaume GG. Potential protective role of IL15Ra during inflammation. J Mol Neurosci 2011 Mar;43(3):412-23.

He Y, Wu X, Khan RS, Kastin AJ, Cornelissen-Guillaume GG, Hsuchou H, Robert B, Halberg F, Pan W. IL-15 receptor deletion results in circadian changes of locomotor and metabolic activity. J Mol Neurosci. 2010 Jun;41(2):315-21.

Flessner, M.F., K. Credit, K. Henderson, H.V. VAnpelt, R. Potter, Z. He, J. Henegar, B. Robert. Effect of catheter on time course of structural and transport changes in the peritoneum exposed to sterile solutions. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 2007 Aug;18(8):2294-302.

Robert, B., P.L. St. John, and D.R. Abrahamson. Direct visualization of renal vascular morphogenesis in Flk1 heterozygous mutant mice. Am. J. Physiol. 275 (Renal Physiol. 44): F164-F172, 1998.

Robert, B., P.L. St. John, D.P. Hyink, and D.R. Abrahamson. Evidence that embryonic kidney cells expressing flk-1 are intrinsic, vasculogenic angioblasts. Am. J. Physiol. (Renal Fluid Electrolyte Physiol. 40): F744-F753, 1996.
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