Ned Patterson, PhD, DVM

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Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
"Engineering serendipity is this idea that we can help people come across unexpected, but helpful, connections at a better than random rate. And in some ways it's based on trying to reassess this notion of serendipitous as lucky - to think of serendipitous as smart." -- Ethan Zuckerman

Ned Patterson, PhD, DVM, is a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Patterson’s instructional areas include genetics, seizure disorders, and molecular medicine. Much of Patterson’s recent research focuses on understanding and treating epilepsy in dogs and as a model for human epilepsy using novel drugs and novel devices. His other clinical interests include clinical trials, endocrinology, and comparative medicine.