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    Mary M Christopher- DVM, PhD
    Professor
    Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

    3329 Vet Med 3A
    Davis, CA 95616


    mmchristopher@ucdavis.edu

       

    Specialty Focus

    Veterinary clinical pathology (laboratory medicine)

    Education

    1980 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames,
    1988 PhD Pathobiology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul,
    1989 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

    Licenses

    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology)
    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (de facto)
    Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (recertification)
    European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology (recertification)

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Hematology data mining: discovering new paradigms for evaluating anemia, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, UC Davis

    Principal Investigator, Research and development in clinical pathology, (Principal Investigator), Dr. Jerry and Teresa Kaneko Faculty Development Award in Clinical Pathology, UC Davis

    Principal Investigator, Analytical validation of a new point-of-care assay for quantification of serum amyloid A in horses, Schwartz D (Resident) (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health, UC Davis

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Mary M Christopher: Bilirubin concentrations in clinically healthy and diseased captive waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2016 Sadler RA, Lamberski N, Christopher MM Bilirubin concentrations in clinically healthy and diseased captive waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park J Zoo Wildl Med - June,
    • Mary M Christopher: Quantitative and qualitative leukocyte abnormalities in dogs with experimental and naturally occurring canine monocytic ehrlichiosis 2016 Gianopoulos A, Mylonakis ME, Theodorou K, Christopher MM Quantitative and qualitative leukocyte abnormalities in dogs with experimental and naturally occurring canine monocytic ehrlichiosis Vet Clin Pathol - June,
    • Mary M Christopher: One health, one literature: Weaving together veterinary and medical research 2015 Christopher MM One health, one literature: Weaving together veterinary and medical research Sci Transl Med,
    • Mary M Christopher: Awareness of “predatory” open-access journals among prospective veterinary and medical authors attending scientific writing workshops 2015 Christopher MM, Young KM Awareness of “predatory” open-access journals among prospective veterinary and medical authors attending scientific writing workshops Front Vet Sci,
    • Mary M Christopher: A new decade of veterinary research: societal relevance, global collaboration, and translational medicine 2015 Christopher MM A new decade of veterinary research: societal relevance, global collaboration, and translational medicine Front Vet Sci,
    • Mary M Christopher: The prognostic value of cerebrospinal fluid characteristics in dogs without deep pain perception due to thoracolumbar disc herniation. 2015 Chamisha Y, Aroch I, Kuzi S, Srugo I, Bdolah-Abram T, Chai O, Christopher MM, Merbl Y, Rothwell K, Shamir MH The prognostic value of cerebrospinal fluid characteristics in dogs without deep pain perception due to thoracolumbar disc herniation. Res Vet Sci,
    • Mary M Christopher: Weighing the impact (factor) of publishing in veterinary journals 2015 Christopher MM Weighing the impact (factor) of publishing in veterinary journals J Vet Cardiol,
    • Mary M Christopher: Poikilocytosis in rabbits: prevalence, type, and association with disease 2014 Christopher MM, Hawkins MG, Burton AG Poikilocytosis in rabbits: prevalence, type, and association with disease PLoS One,
    • Mary M Christopher: Mycoplasmosis and upper respiratory tract disease of tortoises: A review and update 2014 Jacobson ER, Brown MB, Klein P, Wendland LD, Brown DR, Klein PA, Christopher MM, Berry KH Mycoplasmosis and upper respiratory tract disease of tortoises: A review and update Vet J,
    • Mary M Christopher: A survey of the awareness, policies, and views of veterinary journal Editors-in-Chief on reporting guidelines for publication of research 2014 Grindlay DJ, Dean RS, Christopher MM, Brennan ML A survey of the awareness, policies, and views of veterinary journal Editors-in-Chief on reporting guidelines for publication of research BMC Vet Res,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2008 Christopher MM: Disorders of feline red blood cells, Bonagura JD, (ed), Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, Small Animal Practice, Philadelphia PA. .

    2004 Christopher MM: Heinz body anemia, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5-Minute Veterinary Consult, 2nd edition, Baltimore, MD. 433.

    2000 Christopher MM: Heinz body anemia, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5 Minute Veterinary Consult, 2nd ed, Baltimore, MD. 67.

    2000 Christopher MM: Disorders of feline red blood cells, Bonagura JD, (ed), Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, Small Animal Practice, Philadelphia PA. 421-4.

    1997 Christopher MM: Heinz body anemia, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), The 5 Minute Veterinary Consult, Baltimore, MD. 342-3.