Andrea J. Fascetti

Andrea J. Fascetti

Position Title
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences

3021 Veterinary Medicine 3B


  1. Ph.D., Nutrition, University of California at Davis, December 1999.
  2. V.M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, June 1991.
  3. A.B., Chemistry, Bryn Mawr College, June 1987.

Research Interests

  • Nutrition and metabolism in companion animals (dogs and cats).
  • Trace mineral requirements in the cat.
  • The influence of trace minerals on reproductive efficiency in cats.
  • Taurine metabolism in the dog.
  • Improvement of pet foods.
  • Veterinary clinical nutrition - the use of nutrition in the management and prevention of disease.


Professional Associations

  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Society of Nutritional Sciences