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Alain P Theon- DVM, MS, PhD
Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

136 CCAH
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2517
aptheon@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Oncology and Immunotherapy

Specialty Focus

Radiation Oncology; Intratumoral Chemotherapy; Hyperthermia; Tumor Immunotherapy; Equine Oncology

Education

1982 DVM , Ecole Nationale Veterinarie d'Alfort, France,
1986 PhD , Ecole Nationale Veterinarie d'Alfort, France,
1989 MS , University of California, Davis,

Licenses

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology Subspecialty of Radiation Oncology

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Cloning of P35 and P40 II-12 into plasmid DNA for intratumoral administration in the treatment of equine melanomas, (Principal Investigator), Cunningham & Doyle Charitable Trust

Principal Investigator, Gift funds from Richard Engel designated for research under the direction of Dr. Alain Théon, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Theon AP, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Wittenburg L, Marmulak T, Wilson WD A Pilot Phase II Study of the Efficacy and Biosafety of Doxorubicin Chemotherapy in Tumor-Bearing Equidae. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2013 Theon AP, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Wilson WD Phase I dose escalation of doxorubicin chemotherapy in tumor-bearing equidae. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2012 Cissell DD, Wisner ER, Textor J, Mohr FC, Scrivani PV, Theon AP Computed tomographic appearance of equine sinonasal neoplasia Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2009 Lurie DM, Gordon IK, Theon AP, Rodriguez CO, Suter SE, Kent MS Sequential low-dose rate half-body irradiation and chemotherapy for the treatment of canine multicentric lymphoma J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2008 Lurie DM, Kent MS, Fry MM, Théon AP A toxicity study of low-dose rate half-body irradiation and chemotherapy in dogs with lymphoma Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2007 Theon AP, Wilson WD, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N, Snyder JR, Galuppo LD Long-term outcome associated with intratumoral chemotherapy with cisplatin for cutaneous tumors in equidae: 573 cases (1995-2004) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2007 Sfiligoi G, Théon AP, Kent MS Response of nineteen cats with nasal lymphoma to radiation therapy and chemotherapy Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2007 Kent MS, Bommarito D, Feldman E, Théon AP Survival, neurologic response, and prognostic factors in dogs with pituitary masses treated with radiation therapy and untreated dogs J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2007 Hammond GM, Gordon IK, Théon AP, Kent MS Evaluation of strontium Sr 90 for the treatment of superficial squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal planum in cats: 49 cases (1990-2006) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2006 Théon AP, Galuppo LD, Snyder JR, Wilson WD Intratumoral administration of cisplatin for treatment of sarcoids in 378 horses Proc Am Assoc Equine Pract,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2013 Theon AP, Feldman EC: Large pituitary tumors in dogs with pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism, Bonagura JD, Twedt DC, (ed), Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV (Hardcover), St. Louis. e88-e91.

2010 Theon AP: Radiation therapy, Ross MW, Dyson SJ, (ed), Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse, 2nd ed, Philadelphia, PA. 872-6.

2009 Theon AP: Practical Radiation Therapy, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 7th ed. 2137-47.

2008 Theon AP: Equine sarcoid, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine. 1327-30.

2006 Théon AP: Oncology, A Higgens, JR Snyder, (ed), Equine Manual, 2nd ed. 1211-25.