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    K. Gary Magdesian- BS, DVM
    Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    3202 Tupper Hall
    Davis, CA 95616


    kgmagdesian@vmth.ucdavis.edu

       

    Education

    1989 BS Animal Science, Pre-Veterinary Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    1993 DVM , DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis,

    Honors and Awards

    2015 Faculty Clinical Excellence Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
    2013-2014 The Horse Report March 2013: 2nd Place in Online Equine-Related Multimedia category; American Horse Publications Award.
    2011-2012 "Equine Educator of the Year" Award, International Society of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (IVECC)
    2010-2015 Recipient, Roberta A. and Carla Henry Endowed Chair, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
    1997 Class of 1997 Favorite Resident, VMTH UC Davis
    1996 Class of 1996 Favorite Resident, VMTH UC Davis
    1996 Class of 1999 Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
    1993 School Medalist, School of Veterinary Medicine Commencements
    1992-1993 American Association of Equine Practicioners Scholarship
    1989-1993 Regent's Scholar, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
    1989 Outstanding Graduate (top-ranked graduating student, campus wide, Cal Poly Pomona)
    1988-1989 President's Council Scholar

    Licenses

    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
    Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Investigation of idiopathic persistent hypocalcemia in the Thoroughbred, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

    Co-Investigator, Genetic Investigation of Elevated GGT in Thoroughbred racehorses, Finno, CJ (Principal Investigator), Southern California Equine Foundation

    Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics of maropitant citrate (Cereniaâ„¢) after oral administration of multiple doses in healthy horses , (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Equine Health

    Principal Investigator, Complete Blood Count Findings in Warmblood and Thoroughbred horses. , (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Equine Health

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • K. Gary Magdesian: Initial antimicrobial treatment of foals with sepsis: Do our choices make a difference? 2019 Theelen, MJP, Wilson, WD, Byrne, BA, Edman, JM, Kass, PH, Magdesian, KG Initial antimicrobial treatment of foals with sepsis: Do our choices make a difference? Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997),
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Antimicrobial resistance trends in fecal Salmonella isolates from northern California dairy cattle admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital: 2002-2016 2018 Davidson KE, Byrne BA, Pires AFA, Magdesian KG, Pereira RV. Antimicrobial resistance trends in fecal Salmonella isolates from northern California dairy cattle admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital: 2002-2016 PLoS One,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Evaluation of updated sepsis scoring systems and systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria and their association with sepsis in equine neonates 2018 Wong DM, Ruby RE, Dembek KA, Barr BS, Reuss SM, Magdesian KG, Olsen E, Burns T, Slovis NM, Wilkins PA Evaluation of updated sepsis scoring systems and systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria and their association with sepsis in equine neonates J Vet Intern Med,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Equine Idiopathic hemorrhagic cystitis: clinical features and comparison with bladder neoplasia 2018 Smith FL, Magdesian KG, Michel AO, Vaughan B, Reilly CM Equine Idiopathic hemorrhagic cystitis: clinical features and comparison with bladder neoplasia J Vet Intern Med,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Clinical features and outcome in horses with severe large intestinal thickening diagnosed with transabdominal ultrasonography: 25 cases (2003-2010). 2018 Biscoe, EW, Whitcomb, MB, Vaughan, B, Dechant, JE, Magdesian, KG Clinical features and outcome in horses with severe large intestinal thickening diagnosed with transabdominal ultrasonography: 25 cases (2003-2010). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Triglyceride concentrations in neonatal foals: serial measurement and effects of age and illness 2017 Berryhill EH, Magdesian KG, Kass PH, Edman JE Triglyceride concentrations in neonatal foals: serial measurement and effects of age and illness The Veterinary Journal,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Antimicrobial Pharmacology for the Neonatal Foal. 2017 Magdesian KG Antimicrobial Pharmacology for the Neonatal Foal. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Assessment of quantitative polymerase chain reaction for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis 2017 Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Mapes SM, Zavodovskaya R, Kass PH Assessment of quantitative polymerase chain reaction for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis Equine Vet J,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Ability of clinicopathologic variables and clinical examination findings to predict race elimination in endurance horses 2017 Fielding CL, Meier CA, Fellers GK, Magdesian KG Ability of clinicopathologic variables and clinical examination findings to predict race elimination in endurance horses Am J Vet Res,
    • K. Gary Magdesian: Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses 2017 Berryhill EH, Thomasy SM, Kass PH, Reilly CM, Good KL, Hollingsworth SR, Maggs DJ, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses Vet Ophthalmol,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2015 Magdesian KG: General principles for fluid therapy in critical care, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 1370-2.

    2015 Magdesian KG, Smith BP: Colic, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 94-6.

    2015 Magdesian KG, Smith BP: Diarrhea, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 88-93.

    2015 Barton MH, Magdesian KG: Critical care: The systemic inflammatory response, Southwood L, Wilkins PA, (ed), Equine Emergency and Critical Care. 733-56.

    2015 Magdesian KG, Southwood LL: Critical care: Monitoring, Southwood L, Wilkins PA, (ed), Equine Emergency and Critical Care. 623-54.