Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences


Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology


Regenerative medicine

Areas of Expertise

Stem cell therapy, Cancer research

Steve Dow

Dr. Dow researches stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine treatments for diseases of humans and companion animals, and directs a research program in tumor immunology/immunotherapy and tumor vaccines at the Flint Animal Cancer Center.

Dow is the director of the Center for Immune and Regenerative Medicine at CSU. He is also the associate department head for graduate studies in the Department of Clinical Sciences.

Dow’s research focuses on treatments for diseases including chronic organ failure and chronic bacterial infections.

Dow received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his D.V.M. from the University of Georgia. He completed a residency in the Department of Clinical Sciences at CSU and is board-certified in small animal internal medicine. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative pathology from the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at CSU, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in T cell biology and tumor immunology at National Jewish Hospital in Denver.