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Claudia Cruz
MSc research assistant
Equine Internal Medicine and Neonatology
Large Animal Clinical Services

Professional Interests

  • Equine mesenchymal stem cells for use in equine regenerative medicine
  • Large animal internal medicine (equine, farm animals, camels and camelids)

Education and Training

  • Medico Veterinario Zootecnista (MVZ). Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), 2008
  • Social work at various rural communities in Mexico, Donkey Sanctuary-International League for Protection of Horses-UNAM, 2008
  • Equine surgery and medicine intern at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, private practice in Texas, 2008-2009
  • Large animal internal medicine resident at University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2009-2012
  • MSc research assistant, Comparative and Experimental Medicine department at University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013 to present