John H. Rossmeisl is the Dr. and Mrs. Dorsey Taylor Mahin Endowed Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Director of the Veterinary and Comparative Neuro-oncology Laboratory at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. He received the DVM degree from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, an MS in molecular biology from Virginia Tech, and is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of small animal internal medicine and neurology. He also holds joint appointments in the Brain Tumor Center of Excellence at the Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Rossmeisl has worked for more than 20 years on elucidating the mechanisms that initiate and drive the formation of canine brain tumors, developing novel systems for the delivery of therapeutic agents to the brain and minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques, and the design and conduct of clinical trials in companion animals with central nervous system cancers leading to the publication of more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, American Brain Tumor Association, American Kennel Club, and numerous private foundations. He serves on several national research advisory boards, including the National Cancer Institute’s Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium Steering Committee, and is a past-president of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine specialty of neurology.