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Katherine A Skorupski- BS, DVM
Associate Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

132 CCAH
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 9586
kskorups@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Chemotherapy Clinical Outcomes, Clinical Trials 

Specialty Focus

Medical Oncology

Education

1996 BS , Texas A & M University, College Station, TX
2000 DVM , Texas A & M University, College Station, TX

Honors and Awards

1999-00 Jonathan Y. Ballard Scholarship
1998-99 Ellett Memorial Scholarship
1994-98 McFadden Scholarship
1994-96 Dean's Honor Roll, Texas A & M University
1994 Sparks Memorial Scholarship

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Concordance of histology between tru-cut biopsies and lymph node extirpation in canine lymphoma, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Evaluation of four or six doses of adjuvant carboplatin for dogs with osteosarcoma, Robert Rebhun (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Phase II evaluation of vinblastine for the treatment of canine histiocytic sarcoma, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Arginine succinate synthetase (ASS1) expression in canine melanoma, Carlos O Rodriguez, Jr. (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, The effect of IV infusion of doxorubicin on the incidence of cardiac arrhythmias and cardiac troponin I levels in dogs, (Principal Investigator), Canine Health Foundation

Co-Investigator, Evaluation of the use of chemoembolization in the treatment of prostatic neoplasia, Bill Culp (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Evaluation of liposomal curcumin for spontaneously arising canine cancer, Robert Rebhun (Principal Investigator), UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Phase 3 Study to Compare Efficacy and Safety of Masitinib to Placebo in the Treatment of Grade 2-3 Non-Resectable Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs Not Previously Treated by Chemotherapy (other than corticosteroids) or Radiotherapy, (Principal Investigator), AB Science

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Lewis JR, O'Brien TG, Skorupski KA, Krick EL, Reiter AM, Jennings MW, Jurney CH, Shofer FS Polyamine inhibitors for treatment of feline oral squamous cell carcinoma: a proof-of-concept study J Vet Dent,
  • Link Icon 2013 O'Brien D, Moore PF, Vernau W, Peauroi JR, Rebhun RB, Rodriguez CO, Skorupski KA Clinical characteristics and outcome in dogs with splenic marginal zone lymphoma. J Vet Intern Med,
  • Link Icon 2013 Kol A, Christopher MM, Skorupski KA, Tokarz D, Vernau W B-cell lymphoma with plasmacytoid differentiation, atypical cytoplasmic inclusions, and secondary leukemia in a dog. Vet Clin Pathol,
  • Link Icon 2012 O’Brien DR, Guerrero TA, Frazier SA, Rebhun RB, Skorupski KA, Rodriguez CO Gemcitabine Degradation in Whole Blood from Humans, Dogs, Cats, and Horses J Vet Sci Technol,
  • Link Icon 2012 Allstadt Frazier S, McKemie DS, Guerrero TA, Lachapelle H, Skorupski KA, Kass PH, Rodriguez CO Phase I clinical trial of oral rosiglitazone in combination with intravenous carboplatin in cancer-bearing dogs. Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2012 Szivek A, Burns RE, Gericota B, Affolter VK, Kent MS, Rodriguez CO, Skorupski KA Clinical outcome in 94 cases of dermal haemangiosarcoma in dogs treated with surgical excision: 1993-2007. Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2012 Frazier SA, Johns SM, Ortega J, Zwingenberger AL, Kent MS, Hammond GM, Rodriguez CO, Steffey MA, Skorupski KA Outcome in dogs with surgically resected oral fibrosarcoma (1997-2008). Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Skorupski KA, O'Brien TG, Guerrero T, Rodriguez CO, Burns MR Phase I/II clinical trial of 2-difluoromethyl-ornithine (DFMO) and a novel polyamine transport inhibitor (MQT 1426) for feline oral squamous cell carcinoma. Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2011 Zhang J, Cho SJ, Shu L, Yan W, Guerrero T, Kent M, Skorupski K, Chen H, Chen X Translational repression of p53 by RNPC1, a p53 target overexpressed in lymphomas Genes Dev,
  • Link Icon 2011 Skorupski KA, Hammond GM, Irish AM, Kent MS, Guerrero TA, Rodriguez CO, Griffin DW Prospective randomized clinical trial assessing the efficacy of denamarin for prevention of CCNU-induced hepatopathy in tumor-bearing dogs J Vet Intern Med,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Clifford CA, Skorupski KA, Moore PA: Chapter 33: Section F: Histiocytic Diseases, Withrow SJ, Vail DM, (ed), Small Animal Clinical Oncology, Fifth Edition, St. Louis. 706-715.

2009 Clifford CA, Skorupski KA: Histiocytic Diseases, Henry C, Higginbotham M, (ed), Cancer Management in Small Animal Oncology, First Edition. .

2007 Clifford CA, Skorupski KA: Histiocytic Diseases, Withrow SJ, Vail DM, (ed), Small Animal Clinical Oncology, Fourth Edition, St. Louis. .