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Nick Dervisis, DVM, PhD, DACVIM–Oncology

Associate Professor
  • Medical Oncology
Nick Dervisis
Animal Cancer Care and Research Center
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech

PhD, Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology, 2009
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

DVM, 1998
School of Veterinary Medicine
Aristotle's University
Thessaloniki, Greece

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine—Oncology, 2007
  • Translational research
    Modeling of neoplastic processes using spontaneously-arising canine and feline cancers
  • Clinical trial design
    Design of clinical trials in pet animals with molecular marker-based outcomes
  • Tumor ablation program

    Early feasibility and device development studies for tumor ablative technologies
    Ablation-induced tumor microenvironment modulation

2018-present
Associate Professor, Oncology

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2012-2018
Assistant Professor, Oncology

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2009-2012
Assistant Professor

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

2007-2009
Research Associate

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

2004-2007
Resident/PhD candidate, Veterinary Medical Oncology

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

2003-2004
Research Assistant

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

2001-2003
Research Assistant

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL

  • Veterinary Cancer Society
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • European Society for Veterinary Oncology