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Reproductive Physiology

Hillar Klandorf

Dr. Klandorf


Division of Animal and Nutritional Science 
College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design 
West Virginia University 
P.O. Box 6108 
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108 2119 Agricultural Sciences
(304) 293-1897


Post Doctoral, Rutgers University, Dept. of Animal Science, New Brunswick, NJ, 1983-1984 
Post Doctoral, Research Assistant at University of Hull, Wolfson Institute, S.R.C., Hull, England, 1981-1983 
PhD, British Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA), A.R.C. Poultry Research Center, Roslin, Scotland, 1976-1982 
BS, in Animal Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1974-1976 
BS, in Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1970-1974


Professor at West Virginia University, Div. of Animal and Nutritional Sciences, Morgantown, WV, 2001- Present 
Associate Professor at West Virginia University, Div. of Animal and Vet. Sci., Morgantown, WV, 1994-2001 
Assistant Professor at West Virginia University, Div. of Animal and Vet Sci., Morgantown, WV, 1988-1994 
Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCLA, Dept. of Medicine/Endocrinology, Los Angeles, CA, 1984-1988


Investigating the relationship between oxidative stress and tissue complications in poultry. 
Measuring age related changes between the crosslink pentosidine in the tissues of birds and determine factors that limit its accumulation. 
Elucidating the antioxidant role of uric acid in health and disease 


Lea, R.B. and  Klandorf, H. (2002). The Brood Patch. In: Avian Eggs and Incubation. Ed. Charles Deeming. Oxford University Press. 

Chaney, R., Blemings, K.P., Bonner, J. and  Klandorf, H. Pentosidine as a measurement of chronological age in wild birds. Auk (Accepted for publication). 

Simoyi, M.F. and  Klandorf, H. (2003). Fructose and its Effect on Turkey Plasma Uric Acid Levels and Productive Performance. Poult. Sci. 82, 478-483.