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Larry D Galuppo- BS, DVM
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

2327 VM 3A
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8088


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Equine Surgery


1986 BS Animal Science, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
1990 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA


Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Allogenic placental stem cells for tissue repair and regeneration, Michael Freidmand, Thermogenesis Corporation (Principal Investigator), NIH SBIR

Principal Investigator, Basic science and clinical applications of stem cells in regenerative veterinary medicine - Year 2, (Principal Investigator), Private Funding - Mr. Dick Randall (Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Research Group)

Principal Investigator, Using Synthes RIA device to collect autograft and bone marrow, (Principal Investigator), Synthes Biomaterials

Co-Investigator, Injectable cell delivery vehicle for bone repair, Kent Leach (Principal Investigator), Altum, Inc.

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Kol, A, Walker, NJ, Galuppo, LD, Clark, KC, Buerchler, S, Bernanke, A, Borjesson, DL Autologous point-of-care cellular therapies variably induce equine mesenchymal stem cell migration, proliferation and cytokine expression. Equine veterinary journal,
  • Link Icon 2012 Vallance, SA, Vidal, MA, Whitcomb, MB, Murphy, BG, Spriet, M, Galuppo, LD Evaluation of a diode laser for use in induction of tendinopathy in the superficial digital flexor tendon of horses. American journal of veterinary research,
  • Link Icon 2012 Katzman SA, Nieto JE, Arens AM, MacDonald MH, Puchalski SM, Galuppo LD, Snyder JR, Maher O, Bel, RJ Use of zoledronate for treatment of a bone fragility disorder in horses J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2012 Textor JA, Puchalski SM, Affolter VK, MacDonald MH, Galuppo LD, Wisner ER Results of computed tomography in horses with ethmoid hematoma: 16 cases (1993-2005) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2011 Leah F. Raheja BS, Larry D. Galuppo DVM, Jeanne Bowers-Lepore DVM, Joseph P. Dowd DVM, Fern Tablin DVM, PhD, Clare E. Yellowley PhD Treatment of Bilateral Medial Femoral Condyle Articular Cartilage Fissures in a Horse Using Bone Marrow-Derived Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Journal of Equine Veterinary ScienceLeah F. Raheja BS a, Larry D. Galuppo DVMb, Jeanne Bowers-Lepore DVMc, Joseph P. Dowd DVMd, Fern Tablin DVM, PhD a, Clare E. Yellowley PhD a,
  • Link Icon 2011 Carrade DD, Affolter VK, Outerbridge CA, Watson JL, Galuppo LD, Buerchler S, Kumar V, Walker NJ, Borjesson DL Intradermal injections of equine allogeneic umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells are well tolerated and do not elicit immediate or delayed hypersensitivity reactions Cytotherapy,
  • Link Icon 2011 Owens SD, Burges J, Johns JL, Carrade DD, Galuppo LD, Librach F, Borjesson DL Processing of equine bone marrow using the automated MarrowXpress System: RBC depletion, volume reduction, and mononuclear cell recovery Vet Clin Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Carrade DD, Owens SD, Galuppo LD, Vidal MA, Ferraro GL, Librach F, Buerchler S, Friedman MS, Walker NJ, Borjesson DL Clinicopathologic findings following intra-articular injection of autologous and allogeneic placentally derived equine mesenchymal stem cells in horses Cytotherapy,
  • Link Icon 2010 A. E. Poulin Braim*, R. J. W. Bell, J. A. Textor†, W. Y. Lo, S. M. Puchalski† and L. D. Galuppo Computed tomography of proximal metatarsal and concurrent third tarsal bone fractures in a Thoroughbred racehorse EQUINE VETERINARY EDUCATION,
  • Link Icon 2010 Vaughan B, Whitcomb MB, Puchalski SM, Poulin-Braim AE, Nieto JE, Galuppo LD Imaging diagnosis--Arterial and venous thromboses of the proximal limb in two thoroughbred racehorses Vet Radiol Ultrasound,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2001 Galuppo LD: Laparoscopic anatomy, Fischer A.T. Jr., (ed), Equine Diagnostic and Surgical Laparoscopy, Philadelphia. 7-28.