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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. Emphasis on chronic enteropathies and assessment and management of canine dysphagia.

Specialty Focus

Small Animal Gastroenterology. Emphasis on dysphagia and chronic 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
State Licensure - California

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Influence of omeprazole on the frequency and severity of gastroesophageal reflux during anesthesia in cats, (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Assessment of outcome in dogs undergoing percutaneous transvenous coil embolization to treat intrahepatic portosystemic shunts, Culp W (VSR) (Principal Investigator), American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation

Co-Investigator, Three novel medical devices to treat oropharyngeal dysphagia, Belafsky P (SOM) (Principal Investigator), NIH

Principal Investigator, Evaluation of content of compounded ronidazole products, (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Salmonella prevalence in pets, Clothier K (VGL) (Principal Investigator), FDA

Co-Investigator, Effect of autologous mesenchymal stem cell treatment on liver development and resolution of pathological abnormalities in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunt, Hunt G (VSR) (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Equine Health: Randall Grant Application

Co-Principal Investigator, Reference ranges for blood thiamin concentrations in dogs and cats, Larson J (VMB) (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Use of impedance planimetry and high-resolution manometry for investigation of lower esophageal barrier function in dogs with and without hiatal hernia, Mayhew P (VSR) (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Utilization of an in vitro luciferase assay to determine efficacy of novel 5-nitroimidazole derivatives and proton pump inhibitors against ronidazole-resistant and susceptible feline Tritrichomonas foetus isolates, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Foundation

Principal Investigator, Utilization of an in vitro luciferase assay to determine efficacy of novel 5-nitroimidazole derivatives and proton pump inhibitors against ronidazole-resistant and susceptible feline Tritrichomonas foetus isolates, (Principal Investigator), SVM: Center for Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 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,
  • Link Icon 2013 Li L, McGraw S, Zhu K, Leutenegger CM, Marks SL, Kubiski S, Gaffney P, Cruz FD, Wang C, Delwart E, Pesavento PA Circovirus in tissues of dogs with vasculitis and hemorrhage Emerg Infect Dis,
  • Link Icon 2013 Pollard RE, Johnson EG, Pesavento PA, Baker TW, Cannon AB, Kass PH, Marks SL Effects of corn oil administered orally on conspicuity of ultrasonographic small intestinal lesions in dogs with lymphangiectasia Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2012 McCord K, Morley P, Armstrong J, Simpson K, Rishniw M, Forman, M, Biller D, Parnell N, Arnell K, Hill S, Avgeris S, Gittelman H, Moore M, Hitt M, Oswald G, Marks SL, Burney D, Twedt D A multi-institutional study evaluating the diagnostic utility of the Spec cPLTM and SNAP® cPLTM in clinical acute pancreatitis in 84 dogs J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2012 Zacuto AC, Marks SL, Osborn J, Douthitt KL, Hollingshead KL, Hayashi K, Kapatkin AS, Pypendop BH, Belafsky PC The influence of esomeprazole and cisapride on gastroesophageal reflux during anesthesia in dogs J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2012 Queen EV, Marks SL, Farver TB Prevalence of selected bacterial and parasitic agents in feces from diarrheic and healthy control cats from Northern California J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2012 Leonard BC, Marks SL, Outerbridge CA, Affolter VK, Kananurak A, Young A, Moore PF, Bannasch DL, Bevins CL Activity, expression and genetic variation of canine ß-defensin 103: a multifunctional antimicrobial peptide in the skin of domestic dogs J Innate Immun,
  • Link Icon 2011 Trivedi S, Marks SL, Kass PH, Luff JA, Keller SM, Johnson EG, Murphy B Sensitivity and specificity of canine pancreas-specific lipase (cPL) and other markers for pancreatitis in 70 dogs with and without histopathologic evidence of pancreatitis J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Marks SL, Lipsitz D, Vernau KM, Dickinson PJ, Draper W, Larsen JA, Fascetti AJ Reversible encephalopathy secondary to thiamine deficiency in 3 cats ingesting commercial diets J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2011 Leonard BC, Chu H, Johns JL, Gallo RL, Moore PF, Marks SL, Bevins CL Expression and activity of a novel cathelicidin from domestic cats PLoS One,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Marks SL: Section II: Approach to clinical signs in gastrointestinal disease: Chapter 11: Diarrhea, Washabau RJ, Day MJ, (ed), Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, 1st Edition, St. Louis, MO. 99-108.

2012 Marks SL: Section IV: Nutritional approach to gastrointestinal disease: Chapter 33: Enteral and parenteral nutrition, Washabau RJ, Day MJ, (ed), Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, 1st Edition, St. Louis, MO. 429-44.

2012 Marks SL: Section 2: Chapter 5: Enteral nutritional support, Verstraete FJM, Lommer MJ, (ed), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats, Oxford, Great Britain. 43-54.

2012 Marks SL: Chapter 14: Nutritional management of hepatobiliary disease, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, Oxford, UK. 235-50.

2011 Marks SL: Chapter 37: Enteric bacterial infections: Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, Greene CE, (ed), Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Fourth Edition, St. Louis, MO. 393-8.