Scientific Advisory Panel

Meet Dr. Howard Dobson

BVM&S, DVSc, Diplomate ACVR, Cert EO



Dr. Dobson is an independent imaging research consultant with a contract as Senior Director, Scientific and Medical Services, with Invicro, a global imaging contract research organization, and contracts with other research companies.

Dr. Dobson serves as a Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Panel.


Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Translational Imaging, Interventional Radiology


  • BVM&S (University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1977)
  • Diploma, Large Animal Surgery (Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 1980)
  • Cert. EO (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1985)
  • DVSc (Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 1988)
  • Diplomate (American College of Veterinary Radiology, 1996)
  • Graduate Certificate, Knowledge Management (Royal Roads University, 2005)


  • Imaging Research Consultant, Sep 2015 – present
  • Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph 2013 – present
  • Adjunct Research Faculty, Western University, 2011 – present
  • Scientific Advisor (InterVivo Solutions, Toronto, Ontario), Oct 2010 – Dec 2014
  • VP Research and Development, CanCog Technologies, Aug 2010 – Dec 2014
  • Scientific Director- Imaging, CanCog Technologies  Jan 2008 – Oct 2010
  • Professor, Diagnostic Imaging University of Guelph, Aug 1988 – Dec 2007


  • Criswell TP, Sharp MM, Dobson H, Finucane C, Weller RO, Verma A, Carare RO. The structure of the perivascular compartment in the old canine brain: a case study. Clin Sci (Lond). 2017;131(22):2737-2734.
  • Dobson H, Sharp MM, Cumptsy R, Criswell TP, Wellman T, Finucane C, Sullivan JM, Weller RO, Verma A, Carare RO. The perivascular pathways for influx of cerebrospinal fluid are most efficient in the midbrain.  Clin Sci (Lond). 2017;131 (22):2745-2752.
  • MacGregor Sharp M, Criswell TP, Dobson H, Finucane C, Verma A, Carare RO. Solving an Old Dogma: Is it an Arteriole or a Venule? Front Aging Neurosci. 2019; 22 (11):2

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