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

3202 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616


kgmagdesian@vmth.ucdavis.edu

   

Education

1989 BS Animal Science, Pre-Veterinary Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
1993 DVM , DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, 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, Cardiac troponin levels in healthy neonatal thoroughbred foals and neonatal thoroughbred foals with rib fractures, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics of chloramphenicol in healthy horses, (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: Survival of a foal with type A botulism 2016 Prutton JSW*, Magdesian KG, Plummer A, Williams DC, Aleman M. Survival of a foal with type A botulism Journal Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses. 2016 Berryhill EH, Thomasy SM, Kass PH, Reilly CM, Good KL, Hollingsworth SR, Maggs DJ, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses. Vet Ophthalmol,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Atrial fibrillation in eight new world camelids 2016 Bozorgmanesh R*, Magdesian KG, Estell KE, Stern JA, Swain EA. Atrial fibrillation in eight new world camelids Journal Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Assessment of quantitative PCR for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis. 2015 Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Mapes SM, Zavodovskaya R, Kass PH. Assessment of quantitative PCR for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis. Equine Vet J ,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Sepsis and Septic Shock in the Equine Neonate 2015 Fielding CL and Magdesian KG Sepsis and Septic Shock in the Equine Neonate Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract ,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Acquired multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency and marked selenium deficiency causing severe rhabdomyolysis in a horse. 2015 Gomez DE, Valberg SJ, Magdesian KG, Hanna PE, Lofstedt J. Acquired multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency and marked selenium deficiency causing severe rhabdomyolysis in a horse. Can Vet J,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: The use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rTPA) in the treatment of fibrinous pleuropneumonia in horses: 25 cases (2007-2012) 2015 Tomlinson JE, Byrne E, Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Hilton HG, McGorum B, Davis E, Schoster A, Arroyo L, Dunkel B, Carslake H, Boston RC, Johnson AL. The use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rTPA) in the treatment of fibrinous pleuropneumonia in horses: 25 cases (2007-2012) Journal Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Hemolytic anemia in horses associated with ingestion of Pistacia leaves 2015 Bozorgmanesh R*, Magdesian KG, Rhodes DM, Von Dollen K, Walter K, Moore CE, Puschner B, Woods LW, Torrisi K, Voss ED. Hemolytic anemia in horses associated with ingestion of Pistacia leaves J Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Minimum inhibitory concentrations of equine Corynebacterium psuedotuberculosis isolates (1996-2012) 2015 Rhodes DM*, Magdesian KG, Byrne BA, Kass PH, Edman J, Spier SJ Minimum inhibitory concentrations of equine Corynebacterium psuedotuberculosis isolates (1996-2012) J Vet Intern Med,
  • K. Gary Magdesian: Pharmacokinetics of metronidazole in foals: influence of age within the neonatal period. 2015 Swain EA*, Magdesian KG, Kass PH, Edman JE, Knych HK Pharmacokinetics of metronidazole in foals: influence of age within the neonatal period. J Vet Pharmacol Ther, doi: 10.1111/jvp.12164,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Magdesian KG, Smith BP: Diarrhea, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 88-93.

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.

2015 Magdesian KG, Southwood LL: Critical Care: Monitoring, Southwood L, Wilkins PA, (ed), Equine Emergency and Critical Care. 623-54.