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Stanley Marks- BVSc, PhD
Professor
Medicine & Epidemiology

246 Vet Med II
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 1393
slmarks@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Small Animal Gastroenterology. 1) Assessment and management of canine dysphagia (swallowing disorders). 2) Diagnosis and management of chronic enteropathies (intestinal disorders) in dogs and cats.

Specialty Focus

Small Animal Gastroenterology. Emphasis on 1) dysphagia (swallowing disorders) and esophageal disease. 2) Chronic enteropathies (intestinal disorders) of dogs and cats with emphasis on infectious enteropathies.


Education

1986 BVSc , University of Pretoria, South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
1987 Internship Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
1989 Residency - Medicine Small Animal Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1991 Residency - Oncology Clinical Oncology, University of California, Davis, CA
1996 Residency - Nutrition Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA
1996 PhD Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA

Honors and Awards

2012 Favorite lecturer, Quebec Veterinary Conference, Canada
2012 Co-Chair, Animal Models of Dysphagia - World Organization for Specialized Studies on Diseases of the Esophagus (OESO)
2012 Co-author of top 5 most read manuscripts published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine)
2012 Mentor for STAR student, Tarini Ullal, who received 1st prize for her research poster at School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA
2011-2012 Teaching Award – Class of 2013
2009 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2010
2009 Keynote Speaker at Senior Banquet, Class of 2009
2009 Co-author of manuscript that was awarded the "Most Commendable Manuscript" prize for 2008 by the Australasian College of Veterinary Surgeons, "Oestradiol and genistein reduce food intake in male and female overweight cats after gonadectomy"
2008 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2008
2008 Co-mentor for junior vet student, Cecily Bonadio, who received a research abstract award at the 2008 ACVIM Forum for her oral presentation
2008 3rd Annual Biomedical Engineering Senior Design Symposium Award -Faculty Mentor
2007 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2007
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2007
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2008
2005-2006 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2006
2004 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2004
2003 Small Animal Speaker of the Year, North American Veterinary Conference
2002-2003 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2003
2000 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2000
1998 Comparative Gastroenterology Society Research Award
1998 Ralston Purina Visiting Professor at the University of Missouri Columbia
1997 Mark L. Morris, Distinguished Research Award
1996-1997 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 1998
1995 Phi Sigma Gamma Delta Chapter
1994 Robert Emrie Smith Memorial Research Fellowship
1988-1989 Small Animal Resident of the Year, University of Florida VMTH

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Medicine)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN)
State Licensure - California

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Effects of Cisapride on gastroesophageal reflux in mechanically ventilated dogs, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Gastrointestinal transit after laparoscopic-assisted gastropexy, Culp W (VSR) (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Effect of surgical treatment of brachycephalic obstructor syndrome on the lower esophageal area of brachycephalic dogs with evidence of hiatal herniation and gastroesophageal reflux, Mayhew P (VSR) (Principal Investigator), American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Co-Principal Investigator, Effect of surgical treatment of brachycephalic obstructor syndrome on the lower esophageal area of brachycephalic dogs with evidence of hiatal herniation and gastroesophageal reflux, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Prevalence of zoonotic enteric pathogens in dogs attending dog parks in Northern California, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Novel use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in dogs with non-seasonal atopic dermatitis, (Principal Investigator), Nestle Purina Company

Principal Investigator, Novel use of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in dogs with non-seasonal atopic dermatitis, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis: Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Noninvasive gastroenterology, (Principal Investigator), Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Stanley Marks: Triaditis syndrome 2015 Della Maggiore A, Marks SL Triaditis syndrome Clinicians Brief,
  • Stanley Marks: Endoscopic balloon dilation of esophageal strictures in 9 horses 2015 Prutton JS, Marks SL, Aleman M Endoscopic balloon dilation of esophageal strictures in 9 horses J Vet Intern Med,
  • Stanley Marks: Owner assessment of pruritus and gastrointestinal signs in apparently healthy dogs with no history of cutaneous or noncutaneous disease 2015 Stetina KM, Marks SL, Griffin CE Owner assessment of pruritus and gastrointestinal signs in apparently healthy dogs with no history of cutaneous or noncutaneous disease Vet Dermatol,
  • Stanley Marks: Gastric malpositioning and chronic, intermittent vomiting following prophylactic gastropexy in a 20-month-old great Dane dog 2015 Sutton JS, Steffey MA, Bonadio CM, Marks SL Gastric malpositioning and chronic, intermittent vomiting following prophylactic gastropexy in a 20-month-old great Dane dog Can Vet J,
  • Stanley Marks: Serial hemostatic monitoring of dogs with multicentric lymphoma 2015 Kol A, Marks SL, Skorupski KA, Kass PH, Gosselin RC, Borjesson DL Serial hemostatic monitoring of dogs with multicentric lymphoma Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Stanley Marks: The fecal microbiome in cats with diarrhea 2015 Suchodolski JS, Foster ML, Sohail MU, Leutenegger C, Queen EV, Steiner JM, Marks SL The fecal microbiome in cats with diarrhea PLoS One,
  • Stanley Marks: Defining healthy aging in older dogs and differentiating healthy aging from disease. 2015 Bellows J, Colitz CM, Daristotle L, Ingram DK, Lepine A, Marks SL, Sanderson SL, Tomlinson J, Zhang J Defining healthy aging in older dogs and differentiating healthy aging from disease. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Stanley Marks: Common physical and functional changes associated with aging in dogs. 2015 Bellows J, Colitz CM, Daristotle L, Ingram DK, Lepine A, Marks SL, Sanderson SL, Tomlinson J, Zhang J Common physical and functional changes associated with aging in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Stanley Marks: Contrast videofluoroscopic assessment of dysphagic cats. 2014 Levine JS, Pollard RE, Marks SL Contrast videofluoroscopic assessment of dysphagic cats. Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Stanley Marks: Ultrasonographic thickening of the muscularis propria in feline small intestinal T-cell lymphoma 2014 Daniaux LA, Laurenson MP, Marks SL, Moore PF, Taylor SL, Chen RX, Zwingenberger AL Ultrasonographic thickening of the muscularis propria in feline small intestinal T-cell lymphoma J Feline Med Surg,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2015 Marks SL: Chapter 1: Rational approach to diagnosing and managing infectious causes of diarrhea in kittens, Little S, (ed), August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7, Orlando, FL. 1-22.

2014 Marks SL: Chapter 121: Oropharyngeal dysphagia, Bonagura J, Twedt D, (ed), Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV, 1e, Marland Heights. 495-500.

2013 Sykes JE, Marks SL: Chapter 47: Campylobacteriosis, Sykes JE, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition, Maryland Heights. 453-8.

2013 Sykes JE, Marks SL: Chapter 46: Enteric Escherichia coli infections, Sykes JE, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition, Maryland Heights. 446-52.

2013 Sykes JE, Marks SL: Chapter 45: Salmonellosis, Sykes JE, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases, 1st Edition, Maryland Heights. 438-45.