Biographies

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Herman Hansen, D.V.M.
Herman (Skip) Hansen is a recognized authority on Canine and Feline diagnostics, having authored many papers on the topic and has developed many important products over the years practice. Dr. Hansen is deeply interested in issues related to autoimmune phenomenology and the control of suppressor cell populations. His work was instrumental in the development of the assay to detect Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV).


Education
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 1986
1982 – 1986 University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate work in the laboratory of Niels C. Pedersen

1980 – 1982 University of California, Davis
Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences

1971 – 1975 University of California, Davis

Journal Articles
Yamamoto, J.K., Hansen, H., Ho, E.W., et al. Development of IL-2 independent feline lymphoid cell lines chronically infected with feline immunodeficiency virus: Importance for diagnostic reagents and vaccines. Intervirology (1991) 32:361-375.

Yamamoto, J.K., Hansen, H., Ho, E.W., et al. Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats from the continental United States and Canada and possible mode of transmission. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (1989) 194:213-220.

Ruehl, W.W., Hall, S., Morehead, R.C., Pedersen, N., Hansen, H., and Rothermel, H.. Clinical signs, laboratory abnormalities and survival of western cats with antibodies to FIV. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (1989) 194:213-220.


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MBA, Humboldt State University, 2004

 

 
After earning his MBA from Humboldt State University in 2004, Mike accepted a management position within the public sector, a position he held for five-years before joining Hansen Dx in 2009.  Mike's main functions revolve around the management of the business, but over the years his responsibilities have expanded to include procurement and even some roles within the Hansen Dx production process. In addition to his management experience, Mike's adaptability and problem-solving skills are important attributes that Hansen Dx customers depend upon.

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BS, Humboldt State University, 2006



Aaron earned his Bachelor's Degree in Science from Humboldt State University in 2006 and began working with Hansen Dx in 2009.  His roles here at Hansen Dx have expanded over the years. Initially Aaron was involved with the production side of our business, which resulted in an immediate increase in productivity within the lab. After working under the supervision of Dr. Hansen for several years he has become quite skilled as an immunologist as well. Aaron brings a strong passion and focus to his work, which translates directly into the quality of our products and services. Aaron is an invaluable member of our team here at Hansen Dx.