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Brian G Murphy
Associate Professor
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

4315 Vet Med 3A
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 9011
bmurphy@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Retroviral transcriptional regulation and the relationship of viral-host cell interaction to pathogenesis

Coronavirus cell/tissue tropism and pathogenesis

Orthopedic and oral pathology

Specialty Focus

  • Orthopedic and oral pathology
  • Pathology of lower vertebrates and invertebrates

Education

1988 BA Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla WA
1992 DVM , Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2006 PhD Virology/Veterinary Pathology Residency, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Honors and Awards

2012 Favorite Teacher Award, 2011-2012, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014
2011 Favorite Teacher Award, 2010-2011, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2013
2010 Favorite Teacher Award, 2009-2010, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2012
2009 Favorite Teacher Award, 2008-2009, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2011
2006 C.L. Davis Veterinary Pathology Scholarship
2004-2006 National Institutes of Health, Immunology Training Grant
2003 Washington State University, Teaching Assistant Excellence Award
2000-2003 ARCS Scholarship (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists)

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Expression of Foxp3 and interleukin-17 in canine periodontal disease, endodontic disease and oral neoplasms , (Principal Investigator), Waltham Foundation

Principal Investigator, RNA-directed gene editing as a tool for reducing or eradicating total FIV loads- a pilot study, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Evaluating compounds with activity against feline coronavirus, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Characterizing the transition to FAIDS in FIV-infected cats , (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Feline Infectious Peritonitis Research, (Principal Investigator), Meadowview Foundation

Principal Investigator, A gene therapy approach to anemia associated with feline chronic renal disease, (Principal Investigator), Luck Fund/Santa Barbara Foundation

Principal Investigator, Establishing an in vitro assay for evaluating compounds with activity against feline coronavirus, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Brian G Murphy: Cutaneous Ossifying Fibroma in a Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi). 2016 Murphy B, Imai DM Cutaneous Ossifying Fibroma in a Neon Tetra (Paracheirodon innesi). J Comparative Pathology,
  • Brian G Murphy: Sequence instability in the proviral long terminal repeat and gag regions from peripheral blood and tissue-derived leukocytes of FIV-infected cats during the late asymptomatic phase 2016 Eckstrand CD, Hillman C, Murphy BG Sequence instability in the proviral long terminal repeat and gag regions from peripheral blood and tissue-derived leukocytes of FIV-infected cats during the late asymptomatic phase Veterinary Sciences,
  • Brian G Murphy: Partial glossectomy in a blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua scincoides) with lingual squamous cell carcinoma 2016 Kehoe SP, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Sokoloff AM, Grosset C, Weber III ES, Murphy B, Culp WTN Partial glossectomy in a blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua scincoides) with lingual squamous cell carcinoma J of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery,
  • Brian G Murphy: Nasal cavity masses resembling chondro-osseous respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartomas in 3 dogs 2016 LaDouceur EE, Michel AO, Lindl Bylicki BJ, Cifuentes FF, Affolter VK, Murphy BG Nasal cavity masses resembling chondro-osseous respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartomas in 3 dogs Vet Pathol,
  • Brian G Murphy: Clinical and pathological features of pheochromocytoma in the horse: A multicenter retrospective study of 37 cases (2008-2014) 2016 Luethy D, Habecker P, Murphy B, Nolen-Walston R Clinical and pathological features of pheochromocytoma in the horse: A multicenter retrospective study of 37 cases (2008-2014) J Vet Int Med,
  • Brian G Murphy: Viral reservoirs in lymph nodes of FIV-infected progressor and long-term non-progressor cats during the asymptomatic phase 2016 Eckstrand CD, Hillman C, Smith AL, Sparger EE, Murphy BG Viral reservoirs in lymph nodes of FIV-infected progressor and long-term non-progressor cats during the asymptomatic phase PLoS One,
  • Brian G Murphy: Endoscopic treatment of an intrathoracic tracheal osteochondroma in a dog 2015 Hawley MM, Johnson LR, Johnson EG, Pascoe PJ, Murphy BG Endoscopic treatment of an intrathoracic tracheal osteochondroma in a dog J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Brian G Murphy: Implant-associated neoplasia in dogs: 16 cases (1983-2013) 2015 Burton AG, Johnson EG, Vernau W, Murphy BG Implant-associated neoplasia in dogs: 16 cases (1983-2013) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Brian G Murphy: Cartilage immunoprivilege depends on donor source and lesion location 2015 Arzi B, DuRaine GD, Lee CA, Huey DJ, Borjesson DL, Murphy BG, Hu JC, Baumgarth N, Athanasiou KA Cartilage immunoprivilege depends on donor source and lesion location Acta Biomater,
  • Brian G Murphy: Chytridiomycosis in dwarf African frogs Hymenochirus curtipes 2015 Murphy BG, Hillman C, Groff JM Chytridiomycosis in dwarf African frogs Hymenochirus curtipes Dis Aquat Organ,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2016 Murphy B: Chapter 14: Retroviridae, MacLachlan NJ, Dubovi EJ, (ed), Fenner's Veterinary Virology, Fifth Edition. .