Associate Animal Program Director
Dr. Gozalo obtained his veterinary medicine degree from San Marcos University, Lima, Peru, in 1985. After finishing veterinary school, Dr. Gozalo worked for a short time in a small animal practice and then as a swine veterinarian. In 1987, he joined the Peruvian Primate Center located in the Amazon rainforest of Peru where he worked as the laboratory chief and later as the head clinical veterinarian. In 1995, he joined the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Detachment in Lima, Peru, where he worked as the attending veterinarian and helped establish the malaria and dengue vaccine research programs using owl monkeys. In 2000, Dr. Gozalo obtained a master’s of science degree in animal health from San Marcos University. In 2004, he completed a 3-year training program in laboratory animal medicine at the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. After finishing the training program, Dr. Gozalo joined the Comparative Medicine Branch (as a SoBran Inc. government contractor) where he works as a laboratory animal clinical veterinarian. In 2006, Dr. Gozalo successfully completed the certifying examination and election to membership in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Gozalo A, Cheng L, St.Claire M, Ward J, Elkins W. Pathology of captive “moustached tamarins” (Saguinus mystax). Comp Med, 58(2):188-195, 2008.
Gozalo A, Chavera A, Montoya E, Takano J, Weller R. Relationship of creatine kinase, aspartate aminotransferase, lactate dehydrogenase, and proteinuria to cardiomyopathy in the owl monkey (Aotus vociferans). J Med Primatol, 37(suppl 1):29-38, 2008.
Gozalo A, Lucas C, Qin J, Hall T, Magill A: Anemia and Antibodies to the 19kDa fragment of MSP1 during Plasmodium falciparum infection in Aotus monkeys. Comp Med, 57(4):396-401, 2007.
Jones FR, Baqar S, Gozalo A, Nunez G, Espinoza N, Reyes SM, Salazar M, Meza R, Porter CK, Walz SE: New World Monkey Aotus nancymae as a Model for Campylobacter jejuni Infection and Immunity. Infect Immun, 74(1):790-793, 2006.
Kochel T, Watts D, Gozalo A, Ewing D, Porter K, Russell K: Cross-Serotype Neutralization of Dengue Virus in Aotus nancymae Monkeys. J Infect Dis, 191(6):1000-1004, 2005.
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Last Updated April 12, 2010