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K 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 Magdesian: Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses 2017 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 Magdesian: Assessment of quantitative polymerase chain reaction for equine herpesvirus-5 in blood, nasal secretions and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for the laboratory diagnosis of equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis 2017 Pusterla N, Magdesian KG, Mapes SM, Zavodovskaya R, Kass PH Assessment of quantitative polymerase chain reaction 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 Magdesian: Ability of clinicopathologic variables and clinical examination findings to predict race elimination in endurance horses 2017 Fielding CL, Meier CA, Fellers GK, Magdesian KG Ability of clinicopathologic variables and clinical examination findings to predict race elimination in endurance horses Am J Vet Res,
  • K Magdesian: Medical management of recurrent eosinophilic granuloma in two Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) 2016 Bishop GT, Zuba JR, Pessier AP, Hopper J, Kendall G, Rosychuk RA, Magdesian KG Medical management of recurrent eosinophilic granuloma in two Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) J Zoo Wildl Med,
  • K Magdesian: Survival of a foal with type A botulism 2016 Prutton JS, Magdesian KG, Plummer A, Williams DC, Aleman M Survival of a foal with type A botulism J Vet Intern Med,
  • K Magdesian: Atrial fibrillation in eight new world camelids 2016 Bozorgmanesh R, Magdesian KG, Estell KE, Stern JA, Swain EA, Griffiths LG Atrial fibrillation in eight new world camelids J Vet Intern Med,
  • K 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 Magdesian: Quantitative molecular viral loads in 7 horses with naturally occurring equine herpesvirus-1 infection. 2015 Estell KE, Dawson DR, Magdesian KG, Swain E, Laing ST, Siso S, Mapes S, Pusterla N Quantitative molecular viral loads in 7 horses with naturally occurring equine herpesvirus-1 infection. Equine Vet J,
  • K 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) J Vet Intern Med,
  • K 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,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Magdesian KG: General principles for fluid therapy in critical care, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 1370-2.

2015 Magdesian KG, Smith BP: Colic, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5th Ed. 94-6.

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

2015 Barton MH, Magdesian KG: Critical care: The systemic inflammatory response, Southwood L, Wilkins PA, (ed), Equine Ememgency and Critical Care. 733-56.

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