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Robert B Rebhun- BS, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor and Assistant Research Scientist
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Center for Companion Animal Health
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 754 5028
rbrebhun@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

The Biology and Therapy of Cancer Metastasis

Specialty Focus

Comparative and Translational Oncology

Education

1995 BS Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2002 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2006 PhD Cancer Biology, UT Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2008 Residency Medical Oncology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Honors and Awards

2005 - 2006 American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2002 - 2006 Faculty/Alumni Merit Scholarship, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2002 Pharmacia Veterinary Student Proficiency Award, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
2002 Daphne Award for Clinical Proficiency and Excellence in the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Licenses

State Licensure - New York, (inactive)
State Licensure - Texas, (inactive)
State of Colorado, Academic License, (inactive)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Certified in Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, The relationship between epidermal growth factor receptor and hedgehog signaling in colon cancer, (Principal Investigator), NIH NCRR

Co-Investigator, Canine Cancer Stem Cell Initiative, Xinbin Chen (Principal Investigator), The Bernice Barbour Foundation

Principal Investigator, Effects of fasting on the incidence of delayed-type chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in dogs receiving doxorubicin chemotherapy, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Differential role of sonic hedgehog transcription factors Gli1 and Gli2 in canine osteosarcoma, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Evaluation of four or six doses of adjuvant carboplatin for dogs with osteosarcoma, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Concordance of histology between needle-core biopsies and lymph node extirpation in canine lymphoma, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Argininosuccinate synthetase expression in canine bladder and prostate tumors, Carlos Rodriguez (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Intra-arterial chemotherapy and radiotherapy to treat nasal carcinoma, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

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

Co-Investigator, Assessment and comparison of lower urinary tract neoplasia size and location with multiple imaging modalities, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Carboplatin Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization for the Treatment of Canine Nasal Tumors, Michele Steffey (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Evaluation of the Use of Chemoembolization in the Treatment of Prostatic Neoplasia, William Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Adoptive immunotherapy in the dog: In-vitro proof of concept, Peter Moore (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2013 Lejeune, A, Skorupski, K, Frazier, S, Vanhaezebrouck, I, Rebhun, RB, Reilly, CM, Rodriguez, CO Aggressive local therapy combined with systemic chemotherapy provides long-term control in grade II stage 2 canine mast cell tumour: 21 cases (1999-2012)(*) Veterinary and comparative oncology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Lux, CN, Culp, WT, Mayhew, PD, Tong, K, Rebhun, RB, Kass, PH Perioperative outcome in dogs with hemoperitoneum: 83 cases (2005-2010). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2013 Culp, WT, Ehrhart, N, Withrow, SJ, Rebhun, RB, Boston, S, Buracco, P, Reiter, AM, Schallberger, SP, Aldridge, CF, Kent, MS, Mayhew, PD, Brown, DC Results of surgical excision and evaluation of factors associated with survival time in dogs with lingual neoplasia: 97 cases (1995-2008). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2013 Boostrom, BO, Good, KL, Maggs, DJ, Rebhun, RB, Johns, JL, Kent, MS Unilateral intraocular mastocytosis and anterior uveitis in a dog with subcutaneous mast cell tumors. Veterinary ophthalmology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Withers, SS, Johnson, EG, Culp, WT, Rodriguez, CO, Skorupski, KA, Rebhun, RB Paraneoplastic hypertrophic osteopathy in 30 dogs. Veterinary and comparative oncology,
  • Link Icon 2012 Seo, Kw, Holt, R, Jung, YS, Rodriguez, CO, Chen, X, Rebhun, RB Fluoroquinolone-mediated inhibition of cell growth, S-G2/M cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis in canine osteosarcoma cell lines. PloS one,
  • 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 Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Rebhun RB, Kent MS, Borrofka SA, Frazier S, Skorupski K, Rodriguez CO CHOP chemotherapy for the treatment of canine multicentric T-cell lymphoma Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Link Icon 2010 Balhorn RL, Skorupski KA, Hok S, Balhorn MC, Guerrero T, Rebhun RB A selective high affinity ligand (SHAL) designed to bind to an over-expressed human antigen on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma also binds to canine B-cell lymphomas Vet Immunol Immunopathol,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2011 Rebhun RB, Culp W: Lung Cancer, Stephen J. Withrow, David M. Vail, Rodney Page, (ed), Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology. .