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Michael F. McEntee, DVM, DACVP

Professor & Interim Dept Head
Department of Pathobiology
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-8215
FAX: (865) 974-5616


  • DVM

Professional Experience

  • Large animal (dairy) practice

Board Certification

  • ACVP in Morphologic Pathology


  • Pathology Residents
  • Senior Students on necropsy rotation
  • Mechanisms of Disease

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic Pathology

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of neoplasia (intestinal, prostatic)
  • mucopolysaccharidosis
  • arachidonic acid metabolism and disease

Professional Societies

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • American Association for Cancer Research


  • McEntee M, Isaacs W, Smith C. Adenocarcinoma of the canine prostate: Immunohistochemical examination for secretory antigens. Prostate 11:163-170,1987.
  • McEntee M. Equine cutaneous mastocytoma: morphology, lesion evolution, and biologic behavior. J Comp Pathol 104:171-178, 1991.
  • McEntee MF, Zink MC, Anderson MG, Farzadegan H, Adams RJ, Kent KA, Stott EJ, Clements JE, Narayan O. Neutralizing antibodies modulate replication of simian immunodeficiency virus SIVmac in primary macaque macrophages. J Virol 66:6200-6203, 1992.
  • McEntee MF, Epstein JI, Syring S, Tierney LA, Strandberg JD. Characterization of prostatic basal cell hyperplasia and neoplasia in aged macaques: Comparative pathology in human and non-human primates. Prostate29:51-59, 1996.
  • McEntee MF, Wright K, Wanless I, DeNovo R, Schneider JF, Shull R. Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension and nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver in dogs with mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS-I). Hepatology28:385-390, 1998.
  • McEntee MF, Chiu CH, Whelan J. Relationship of beta-catenin and Bcl-2 expression to sulindac induced regression of intestinal tumors in Min mice. Carcinogenesis, 20:635-640, 1999.
  • McEntee MF, Cates JM, Neilsen N. Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in spontaneous intestinal neoplasia of domestic dogs. Vet Pathol 39:428-436, 2002.
  • McEntee MF, Whelan J. Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and colorectal neoplasia. Biomed Pharmacotherapy. 56:380-387, 2002.