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


   

Research Focus

Equine Neonatology and Critical Care

Specialty Focus

Equine Medicine

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Hauswirth R, Haase B, Blatter M, Brooks SA, Burger D, Drögemüller C, Gerber V, Henke D, Janda J, Jude R, Magdesian KG, Matthews JM, Poncet PA, Svansson V, Tozaki T, Wilkinson-White L, Penedo MC, Rieder S, Leeb T Mutations in MITF and PAX3 cause "splashed white" and other white spotting phenotypes in horses PLoS Genet,
  • Link Icon 2012 Fielding CL, Magdesian KG, Meier CA, Rhodes DM Clinical, hematologic, and electrolyte changes with 0.9% sodium chloride or acetated fluids in endurance horses J Vet Emerg Crit Care,
  • Link Icon 2012 Yamout SZ, Magdesian KG, Tokarz DA, Le Jeune SS Intrathoracic pulsion diverticulum in a horse Can Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hashimoto-Hill S, Magdesian KG, Kass PH Serial measurement of lactate concentration in horses with acute colitis J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Fielding CL, Magdesian KG A comparison of hypertonic (7.2%) and isotonic (0.9%) saline for fluid resuscitation in horses: a randomized, double-blinded, clinical trial J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hilton HG, Magdesian KG, Groth AD, Knych H, Stanley SD, Hollingsworth SR Distribution of flunixin meglumine and firocoxib into aqueous humor of horses J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Aleman M, Williams DC, Jorge NE, Magdesian KG, Brosnan RJ, Feary DJ, Hilton HG, Kozikowski TA, Higgins JK, Madigan JE, Lecouteur RA Repetitive stimulation of the common peroneal nerve as a diagnostic aid for botulism in foals J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Fielding CL, Magdesian KG, Edman J Determination of body water compartments in neonatal foals by use of indicator dilution techniques and multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2011 Haggett E, Magdesian KG, Kass PH Clinical implications of high liver enzyme activities in hospitalized neonatal foals J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2011 Magdesian KG, Leutenegger CM Real-time PCR and typing of Clostridium difficile isolates colonizing mare-foal pairs Vet J,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2009 Magdesian KG, Madigan JE: Ehrlichiosis, Equine Granulocytic, Lavoie, (ed), Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult. .

2008 Magdesian KG: Neonatal Inflammatory Bowel Disease, NE Robinson and KA Sprayberry, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 5, Philadelphia. .

2008 Magdesian KG and Smith BP: Alterations in alimentary and hepatic function, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4rd ed, St. Louis. 96-116.

2008 Magdesian KG: Critical care and fluid therapy for horses, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 4rd ed, St. Louis. 1485-1505.

2008 Magdesian KG and Wilkins PA: Neonatology, TJ Divers and JA Orsini, (ed), Manual of Equine Emergencies, 3rd ed, St. Louis. 486-522.