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    Allison L Zwingenberger- DVM, MAS
    Associate Professor and Associate Researcher
    Surgical & Radiological Sciences

    1325 Tupper Hall
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 6638
    azwingen@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Veterinary Radiology:


    Vascular imaging, molecular imaging, exotic animal imaging

    Specialty Focus

    Diagnostic Imaging

    Education

    1995 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    2004 Residency , University of Pennsylvania,
    2008 MAS , University of California, Davis,

    Honors and Awards

    2012 Top 5 article award - Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2010-2011 - Zwingenberger AL, Marks SL, Baker TW, Moore PF. Ultrasonographic evaluation of the muscularis propria in cats with diffuse small intestinal lymphoma or inflammatory bowel disease. J Vet Internal Med, 24(2): 289-92.
    2011 University of California Academic Senate Research Travel Award
    2006 Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (K30)
    2002 ECVDI Resident's prize for best scientific presentation
    2002 Travel scholarship of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

    Licenses

    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology
    Diplomate European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Development of PET imaging biomarkers to predict enhanced glioblastoma radiotherapy by a novel H-NOX oxygen carrier, (Principal Investigator), NIH Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of In Vivo Imaging Systems for Cancer Investiga

    Principal Investigator, Magnetic resonance angiography of hepatic vascular anomalies with an intravascular contrast agent, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

    Co-Investigator, Targeting the integrin alphavbeta6 in canine carcinoma, a theranostic approach, Julie Sutcliffe (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Co-Investigator, Mini-EXPLORER II PET/CT in the evaluation of Canine Osteosarcoma, Lorenzo Nardo (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Co-Principal Investigator, High-Quality Positron Emission Tomography for Early Treatment Response Assessment in Radiotherapy, Tokihiro Yamamoto (Principal Investigator), CCAH

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Nodules and masses are associated with malignant pleural effusion in dogs and cats but many other intrathoracic CT features are poor predictors of the effusion type 2018 Reetz JA, Suran JN, Zwingenberger AL, Giuffrida MA, Stefanovski D Nodules and masses are associated with malignant pleural effusion in dogs and cats but many other intrathoracic CT features are poor predictors of the effusion type Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Canine Meningiomas Treated With 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy Require Magnetic Resonance Imaging To Avoid A Geographic Miss 2018 Bertalo D, Zwingenberger AL, Kent MS Canine Meningiomas Treated With 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy Require Magnetic Resonance Imaging To Avoid A Geographic Miss Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, doi.org/10.1111/vru.12653,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Long-Term Survival With Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Imaging-Diagnosed Pituitary Tumors in Dogs 2018 Hansen KS, Zwingenberger AL, Théon AP, Kent MS Long-Term Survival With Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Imaging-Diagnosed Pituitary Tumors in Dogs Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Ocular anatomy of the black pacu (Colossoma macropomum): Gross, histologic, and diagnostic imaging 2018 Gustavsen KA, Paul-Murphy JR, Weber ES, Zwingenberger AL, Dunker FH, Dubielzig RR, Reilly CM7, Murphy CJ Ocular anatomy of the black pacu (Colossoma macropomum): Gross, histologic, and diagnostic imaging Veterinary Ophthalmology, doi: 10.1111/vop.12539,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Clinical characteristics and outcome in dogs with small cell T-cell intestinal lymphoma. 2018 Couto KM, Moore PF, Zwingenberger AL, Willcox JL, Skorupski KA Clinical characteristics and outcome in dogs with small cell T-cell intestinal lymphoma. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, doi: 10.1111/vco.12384,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Gross, histologic, and computed tomographic characterization of nonpathological intrascleral cartilage and bone in the domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) 2017 Tusler C, Good K, Maggs D, Zwingenberger A, Reilly C Gross, histologic, and computed tomographic characterization of nonpathological intrascleral cartilage and bone in the domestic goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) Vet Ophthalmology,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: MiRNA profiling of dogs with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder using blood and urine samples 2017 Kent M, Zwingenberger A, Westropp J, Barrett L, Chosh P, Vinall RL MiRNA profiling of dogs with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder using blood and urine samples BMC Veterinary Research,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Phrenicoabdominal venotomy for tumor thrombectomy in dogs with adrenal neoplasia and vena caval invasion 2017 Mayhew PD, Culp WTN, Balsa I, Zwingenberger AL Phrenicoabdominal venotomy for tumor thrombectomy in dogs with adrenal neoplasia and vena caval invasion Veterinary Surgery,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Prospective Evaluation of Outcome of Dogs with Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts treated via Percutaneous Transvenous Coil Embolization 2017 Culp WTN, Zwingenberger AL, Giuffrida MA, Wisner ER, Hunt GB, Steffey MA, Mayhew PD, Marks SL Prospective Evaluation of Outcome of Dogs with Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts treated via Percutaneous Transvenous Coil Embolization Veterinary Surgery,
    • Allison L Zwingenberger: Computed tomographic measurement of canine urine concentration 2017 Zwingenberger AL, Carrade Holt DD Computed tomographic measurement of canine urine concentration Canadian Veterinary Journal,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2015 Zwingenberger AL: Chapter 19, Hepatobiliary Imaging, Weisse C, Berent A, (ed), Veterinary Imaging-Guided Interventions, Ames, IA. 201-208.

    2013 Zwingenberger A, Begnini L, Lamb C: Chapter 14, Musculoskeletal System, Mattoon J, Nyland T, (ed), Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound (3rd ed). 332-399.

    2013 Zwingenberger A, Taeymanns O: Chapter 3, Neck, D Penninck, M-A d'Anjou, (ed), Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography (2nd ed), Ames IA. 91-118.

    2011 Kinns J, Malinowski R, McEvoy F, Schwarz T, Zwingenberger A: Special software applications, Schwarz T and Saunders J, (ed), Veterinary Computed Tomography. 67-74.

    2009 Zwingenberger A, Silverman S: Rodents: Diagnostic imaging, Emma Keeble, Anna Meredith, (ed), BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets. .