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Larry D Galuppo- BS, DVM
Health Science Clinical Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

2327 VM 3A
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8088


Research Focus

Research emphasis on biomechanics of fracture generation, implant design and fracture repair, with a recent focus in novel healing methods for musculoskeletal injuries utilizing regenerative medicine techniques

Specialty Focus

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 von Rechenberg B, Génot OR, Nuss K, Galuppo L, Fulmer M, Jacobson E, Kronen P, Zlinszky K, Auer JA Evaluation of four biodegradable, injectable bone cements in an experimental drill hole model in sheep. European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V,
  • Link Icon 2013 Trela JM, Spriet M, Padgett KA, Galuppo LD, Vaughan B, Vidal MA Scintigraphic comparison of intra-arterial injection and distal intra-venous regional limb perfusion for administration of mesenchymal stem cells to the equine foot. Equine Vet J. 2013 Jul 9. doi: 10.1111/evj.12137. [Epub ahead of print],
  • Link Icon 2013 Sole A, Spriet M, Padgett KA, Vaughan B, Galuppo LD, Borjesson DL, Wisner ER, Vidal MA Distribution and persistence of technetium-99 hexamethyl propylene amine oxime-labelled bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in experimentally induced tendon lesions after intratendinous injection and regional perfusion of the equine distal limb. Equine Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2013 Gray SN, Puchalski SM, Galuppo LD Computed tomographic arthrography of the intercarpal ligaments of the equine carpus. Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2013 Woodhouse KJ, Brosnan RJ, Nguyen KQ, Moniz GW, Galuppo LD Effects of postanesthetic sedation with romifidine or xylazine on quality of recovery from isoflurane anesthesia in horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2013 Bohannon LK, Owens SD, Walker NJ, Carrade DD, Galuppo LD, Borjesson DL The effects of therapeutic concentrations of gentamicin, amikacin and hyaluronic acid on cultured bone marrow-derived equine mesenchymal stem cells. Equine Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2012 Piat P, Blond L, Spriet M, Galuppo L, Laverty S Fractures of the withers in horses Equine Veterinary Education,
  • 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 Vet J,
  • 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 Am J Vet Res,
  • 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,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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