Kevin W. Ruby, MS, Ph.D.

Residence: P.O. Box 148, Roland, IA 50236
Telephone: 515.290.5979
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B.S., M.S., Ph.D.: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Immunology, Microbiology, Preventive Medicine, physiology, pharmacology, pathology


Creating a calming and step-by-step approach toward the licensure process for all product types;
Vaccine Potency Assay Development/validation with emphasis on in vitro assays;
Vaccination-challenge models to demonstrate efficacy and evaluate safety;
Antivenin, Diagnostic, and Allergenic products;
Hypersensitivities in all species;
Cancer immunology and signal transduction mechanisms;
One-Health Initiative


Hypersensitivities in cattle, dogs, people in response to vaccination with modified live and killed vaccines/Bacterin combinations;
Diminishing/mitigating adverse immune responses to vaccination;
Role of prostaglandins, leukotrienes, thromboxanes, and typtase in development of pneumonia and hypersensitivities in cattle, dogs, cats, people;
Physiologic and pharmacologic role of atrial natriuretic factor (peptide) in regulation of blood pressure, heart failure, and other cardiomyopathies;
Preventive medicine (veterinary and human);
Novel cancer products;
Emerging Infectious Diseases;
Medical nanotechnology


08/2021 to present: Biologics Consultant, Consultants for Veterinary Biologics, LLC.

12/1998 to 08/2021: Senior Staff Reviewer

12/1987 to 12/1998: Microbiologist, National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL), Bacteriology Section, Veterinary Services, Animal and plant Health Inspection Service, Ames, Iowa

06/1984 to 9/1987: Researcher. Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Previous: 1974-1981: Paramedic, Marshall County Ambulance Service.