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Hillar 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

Working and Teaching Experience

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

Research Interests

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

Representative Publications

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.