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Stanley Marks- BVSc, PhD
Professor
Medicine & Epidemiology


   

Research Focus

Small Animal Gastroenterology. Emphasis on infectious diarrhea with an emphasis on Clostridial spp. Functional assessment and management of swallowing disorders in dogs.

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

1988-1989 Small Animal Resident of the Year, University of Florida VMTH
1994 Robert Emrie Smith Memorial Research Fellowship
1995 Phi Sigma Gamma Delta Chapter
1997 Mark L. Morris, Distinguished Research Award
1996-1997 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 1998
1998 Comparative Gastroenterology Society Research Award
1998 Ralston Purina Visiting Professor at the University of Missouri Columbia
2000 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2000
2002-2003 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2003
2003 Small Animal Speaker of the Year, North American Veterinary Conference
2004 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2004
2005-2006 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2006
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2007
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award, Class of 2008
2007 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2007
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
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"
2011-2012 Teaching Award – Class of 2013
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

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

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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 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,
  • 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 Kuehner KA, Marks SL, Kass PH, Sauter-Louis C, Grahn RA, Barutzki D, Hartmann K Tritrichomonas foetus infection in purebred cats in Germany: prevalence of clinical signs and the role of co-infection with other enteroparasites J Feline Med Surg,
  • Link Icon 2010 Walmsley GL, Arechavala-Gomeza V, Fernandez-Fuente M, Burke M, Nagel N, Catchpole B, Holder A, Stanley R, Chandler K, Marks SL, Muntoni F, Shelton GD, and Piercy RJ A duchenne muscular dystrophy gene hot spot mutation in dystrophin-deficient Cavalier King Charles Spaniels is amenable to exon 51 Skipping PLoS One,
  • Link Icon 2010 Sykes JE, Marks SL, Mapes S, Schultz RM, Pollard RE, Tokarz D, Pesavento PP, Lindsay L, Foley JE Salmon poisoning disease in dogs: 29 cases Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2010 Zwingenberger AL, Marks SL, Baker TW, Moore PF Ultrasonographic evaluation of the muscularis propria in cats with diffuse small intestinal lymphoma or inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Marks SL: Enteral nutrition support, Verstraete FJM, (ed), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats, Oxford, Great Britain. .

2010 Marks SL: Enteric Bacterial Disease, Ettinger S and Feldman E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Orlando. 917-922.

2010 Marks SL: The Principles and Implementation of Enteral Nutrition, Ettinger S and Feldman E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Orlando. 715-717.

2010 Marks SL: Nasoesophageal, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy, and Jejunal Tube Placement Techniques, Ettinger S and Feldman E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Orlando. 333-340.

2009 Marks SL, Zoran D: Probiotics in Feline Medicine, John August, (ed), Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, 6th Edition, St. Louis. 104-115.