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    Jodi Westropp- DVM, PhD
    Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    3101 Tupper Hall
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 754 6863
    jlwestropp@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Lower urinary tract disorders in small and companion animals.

    Specialty Focus

    Small Animal Medicine

    Education

    1997 DVM , The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    2004 PhD , The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    Honors and Awards

    2015 TEAM research project for UC System aware evaluating Normal and Pathologic Biomineralization in Humans
    2013 One of top 3 Manuscripts in Nephrology-Urology for 2012, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    2012 Top 25 Veterinarians to Watch, Veterinary Practice News

    Licenses

    Diplomate American College of Veterinary of Internal Medicine

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Investigator, Prospective evaluation of urethral pressure profiles in dogs undergoing stent placement to relieve malignant urethral obstruction, Culp W (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Co-Investigator, Evaluation of post-operative outcome in cats undergoing ureteral stent placement to relieve ureteral obstructions, Culp W (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health: San Francisco Foundation

    Co-Investigator, Treating prostatic neoplasia with chemoembolization, Culp W (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Co-Investigator, Evaluation of the use of laser ablation in the treatment of canine ureteral ectopia, Palm C (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Safety evaluation of the live biotherapeutic product, asymptomatic bacteriuria E. coli 2-12, in healthy dogs, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Investigation of randall plaques in the kidneys and analysis of calcified nanaoparticles in the urine and blood in cats and dog with calcium oxalate urolithiasis, (Principal Investigator), Royal Canin

    Principal Investigator, Genetic analysis of ectopic ureters in dogs, Stern J (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Companion Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Exploration of the effects of stress in cats with urolithiasis, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the live biotherapeutic product, asymptomatic bacteriurua E. Coli 2-12, in dogs with recurrent UTI, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

    Principal Investigator, Molecular detection of bacteria in proliferative urethritis in dogs., (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Principal Investigator, The effects of lipoic acid on the solubility of cystine in canine urine., (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Principal Investigator, Use of Purina UR Urinary Ox/St Dry Canine Formula in the Management of Struvite Cystolithiasis in Dogs , (Principal Investigator), Purina

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Jodi Westropp: Evaluation of dogs with genetic hyperuricosuria and urate urolithiasis consuming a purine restricted diet: A pilot study 2017 Westropp JL, Larsen JA, Johnson EG, Bannasch D, Fascitti AJ, Biourge V, Queau Y Evaluation of dogs with genetic hyperuricosuria and urate urolithiasis consuming a purine restricted diet: A pilot study BMC Vet Res - February 8,
    • Jodi Westropp: Nanoparticle tracking analysis for the
enumeration and characterization of
mineralo-organic nanoparticles in feline
urine 2016 Mellema M. Stoller M, Queau Y, ho SP, Chi T, Larsen JA, Passiack N, Fascetti AJ, Mohr C, Westropp JL Nanoparticle tracking analysis for the enumeration and characterization of mineralo-organic nanoparticles in feline urine PLoS One,
    • Jodi Westropp: ACVIM Small Animal Consensus Recommendations on the treatment and prevention of uroliths in dogs and cats 2016 Lulich JP, Berent AC, Adams LG, Westropp JL, Bartges JW, Osborne CA ACVIM Small Animal Consensus Recommendations on the treatment and prevention of uroliths in dogs and cats J Vet Intern Med,
    • Jodi Westropp: Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a marker for acute kidney injury identification and recovery in dogs with Gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity 2016 Palm CA, Segev G, Cowgill L, LeRoy B, Kowalkowski KL, Kanakubo K, Westropp JL Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a marker for acute kidney injury identification and recovery in dogs with Gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity J Vet Int Med,
    • Jodi Westropp: Diagnosis and treatment of urolothiasis in client owned chelonians:  40 cases (1987-2012) 2015 Keller KA, Hawkins MG, Weber SEP, Ruby AL, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Westropp JL Diagnosis and treatment of urolothiasis in client owned chelonians: 40 cases (1987-2012) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Jodi Westropp: DNA sequence variants in the five prime untranslated region of the cyclooxygenase-2 gene are commonly found in healthy dogs and gray wolves 2015 Safra N, Hayward LJ, Aguilar M, Sacks BN, Westropp JL, Mohr CF, Mellersh CS, Bannasch DL DNA sequence variants in the five prime untranslated region of the cyclooxygenase-2 gene are commonly found in healthy dogs and gray wolves PLoS One,
    • Jodi Westropp: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns n urinary tract infections in dogs (2010-2013) 2015 Wong C, Epstein SE, Westropp JL Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns n urinary tract infections in dogs (2010-2013) J Vet Int Med,
    • Jodi Westropp: Elemental content of calcium oxalate stones from a canine model of urinary stone disease 2015 Killilea DW, Westropp JL, Shiraki R, Mellema M, Larsen J, Kahn AJ, Kapahi P, Chi T, Stoller ML Elemental content of calcium oxalate stones from a canine model of urinary stone disease PLoS One,
    • Jodi Westropp: Changes in blood pressure following escalating doses of phenylpropanolamine and a suggested protocol for monitoring 2015 Segev G, Westropp JL, Kulik C, Lavy E Changes in blood pressure following escalating doses of phenylpropanolamine and a suggested protocol for monitoring Can Vet J,
    • Jodi Westropp: Urate urolithiasis and hyperuricosuria in a Weimaraner secondary to the SLC2A9 transporter defect 2014 Westropp JL, Johnson EG, Fuller MC, Safra N, Bannasch D Urate urolithiasis and hyperuricosuria in a Weimaraner secondary to the SLC2A9 transporter defect Vet Rec Case Reports,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2016 Westropp JL, Buffington CAT: Chapter 53: Feline idiopathic cystitis, Little S, (ed), August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7, 1st Edition. .

    2013 Westropp JL: Chapter 47: Obstructive and non-obstructive feline idiopathic cystitis, Nelson RW, Couto CG, (ed), Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th edition. .

    2013 Westropp JL: Chapter 46: Canine and Feline Urolithiasis, Nelson RW, Couto CG, (ed), Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th edition. .

    2013 Westropp JL: Chapter 45: Canine and feline urinary tract infections, Nelson RW, Couto CG, (ed), Small Animal Internal Medicine, 5th edition. .

    2013 Sykes JE, Westropp JL: Chapter 89: Bacterial infections of the genitourinary tract, Sykes JE, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition. .