M. Sawkat Anwer, DMVH, PhD

Distinguished Professor; Associate Dean for Research
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Anwer has been studying the mechanism of bile formation and cholestasis since 1969, starting from his graduate studies in Physiology. He has a broad background in hepatobiliary physiology and has contributed to the present understanding of bile formation and cholestasis through his studies on bile acid transport mechanisms and cellular mechanisms regulating hepatobiliary transporters in health and cholestasis. Dr. Anwer has had the opportunity to mentor a number of students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty members. He has served on different NIH and VA study sections including as a chair for NIH Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology (HBPP) study section. Currently, he directs one veterinary student’s research training programs supported by NIH since 1990.