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K. Gary Magdesian- BS, DVM
Professor
Medicine & Epidemiology

3202 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616


kgmagdesian@vmth.ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Equine Neonatology and Critical Care; Critical Care Pharmacology

Specialty Focus

Equine Medicine: Critical care and emergency medicine; neonatology; GI diseases; Acid-base and fluid physiology

Education

1989 BS Animal Science, Pre-Veterinary Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
DVM , University of California, Davis,

Honors and Awards

2011 Equine Educator of the Year Award, International Society of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ISVECC)
2009-2013 Roberta A. and Carla Henry Endowed Chair in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
1997 Class of 1997 Favorite Resident, VMTH UC Davis
1996 Class of 1996 Favorite Resident, VMTH UC Davis
1996 Class of 1999 Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
1993 School Medalist, School of Veterinary Medicine Commencements
1992-1993 American Association of Equine Practicioners Scholarship
1989-1993 Regent's Scholar, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
1989 Outstanding Graduate (top-ranked graduating student, campus wide, Cal Poly Pomona)
1988-1989 President's Council Scholar

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Temporal variability in serum triglyceride concentrations in neonatal foal, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics of chloramphenicol in healthy horses, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Principal Investigator, Cardiac troponin levels in healthy neonatal thoroughbred foals and neonatal thoroughbred foals with rib fractures, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Principal Investigator, Temporal variability in serum glucose and insulin concentrations in neonatal foals, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • K. Gary Magdesian: Oxidant-induced damage to equine erythrocytes from exposure to Pistacia atlantica, Pistacia terebinthus, and Pistacia chinensis. 2014 Walter KM, Moore CE, Bozorgmanesh R, Magdesian KG, Woods LW, Puschner B Oxidant-induced damage to equine erythrocytes from exposure to Pistacia atlantica, Pistacia terebinthus, and Pistacia chinensis. J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Factors associated with survival in 148 recumbent horses. 2014 Winfield LS, Kass PH, Magdesian KG, Madigan JE, Aleman M, Pusterla N Factors associated with survival in 148 recumbent horses. Equine Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Serial plasma vasopressin concentration in healthy and hospitalised neonatal foals. 2014 Borchers A, Magdesian KG, Schenck PA, Kass PH Serial plasma vasopressin concentration in healthy and hospitalised neonatal foals. Equine Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Investigation of the use of pooled faecal and environmental samples following an enrichment step for the detection of Salmonella enterica by real-time PCR. 2014 Pusterla N, Byrne BA, Mapes S, Akana N, Wademan C, Fielding LC, Slovis N, Elam T, Magdesian KG Investigation of the use of pooled faecal and environmental samples following an enrichment step for the detection of Salmonella enterica by real-time PCR. Vet Rec,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Temporal trends in prevalence of bacteria isolated from foals with sepsis: 1979-2010. 2014 Theelen MJ, Wilson WD, Edman JM, Magdesian KG, Kass PH Temporal trends in prevalence of bacteria isolated from foals with sepsis: 1979-2010. Equine Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Temporal trends in in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacteria isolated from foals with sepsis: 1979-2010. 2014 Theelen MJ, Wilson WD, Edman JM, Magdesian KG, Kass PH Temporal trends in in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacteria isolated from foals with sepsis: 1979-2010. Equine Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: A pilot phase II study of the efficacy and biosafety of doxorubicin chemotherapy in tumor-bearing equidae 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,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Phase I dose escalation of doxorubicin chemotherapy in tumor-bearing equidae. 2013 Theon AP, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Wilson WD Phase I dose escalation of doxorubicin chemotherapy in tumor-bearing equidae. J Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Salmonella spp. fecal shedding detected by real-time PCR in competing endurance horses. 2013 Fielding CL, Meier CA, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N Salmonella spp. fecal shedding detected by real-time PCR in competing endurance horses. Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Imaging diagnosis-aortic aneurysm and ureteral obstruction secondary to umbilical artery abscessation in a 5-week-old foal. 2013 Nogradi N, Magdesian KG, Whitcomb MB, Church M, Spriet M Imaging diagnosis-aortic aneurysm and ureteral obstruction secondary to umbilical artery abscessation in a 5-week-old foal. Vet Radiol Ultrasound,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Magdesian KG: Foals are not just mini horses, Cole C, Bentz B, Maxwell L, (ed), Equine Pharmacology. 99-117.

2015 Estell KE, Magdesian KG: Chapter 178: Use of fresh and frozen blood products in foals , Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Robinson's Current Therapy In Equine Medicine, 7th Ed. 746-9.

2015 Magdesian KG: Chapter 33: Update on antimicrobial selection and use, Sprayberry KA, Robinson NE, (ed), Robinson's Current Therapy In Equine Medicine, 7th Ed. 144-9.

2014 Magdesian KG: Chapter 18: Viral diarrhea, Sellon, DC Long, M, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases, 2nd ed, St Loius. 198-202.

2014 Magdesian KG: Chapter 31: Neonatology, Divers T, (ed), Equine Emergenices: Treatment and Procedures, 4th ed, St Louis. 528-64.