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Geraldine Briony Hunt- BVSc, MVetClinStud, PhD
Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1312B Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 0310
gbhunt@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Congenital portosystemic shunts: surgery, liver injury, response to surgery, anatomy.

Reconstructive surgery of the skin. 

Specialty Focus

Small animal soft tissue surgery

Education

1983 BVSc Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Hons II), University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
1989 PhD Ventricular Tachycardia After Experimental Myocardial Infarction In Dogs, University of Sydney, Australia
1992 MasterVetClinStud Venous inflow occlusion for the correction of congenital cardiovascular anomalies in dogs, University of Sydney, Australia

Honors and Awards

2010 Australian College of Veterinary Scientists; Most commendable paper published in the Australian Veterinary Journal
2000 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association
1996 Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Award for contribution to Veterinary Science in Australia
1983 Lonsdale Prize for Veterinary Clinical Studies
1983 Stewart Prize for Veterinary Medicine
1983 Symons Prize for Veterinary Medicine
1983 Australian Equine Veterinary Association Prize in Equine Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction
1982 Australian Women's Veterinary Auxiliary Prize for Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Licenses

Diplomate Australian College of Veterinary Scientists

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Effect of autologous mesenchymal stem cell treatment on liver development and resolution of pathological abnormalities in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunt, (Principal Investigator), CEH

Co-Investigator, In-vivo tracking of mesenchymal stem cells in healthy beagle dogs, Matthieu Spriet (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2015 Spriet M, Hunt GB, Walker NJ, Borjesson DL Scintigraphic tracking of mesenchymal stem cells after portal, systemic intravenous and splenic administration in healthy beagle dogs. Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2014 Shaver S, Hunt GB, Kidd S Fluid production from closed suction drains in clean subcutaneous surgical wounds in dogs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2014 Hunt GB, Culp WTN, Mayhew K, Mayhew P, Steffey MA, Zwingenberger A Evaluation of in vivo behavior of ameroid ring constrictors in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunts using computed tomography Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2014 O'Leary CA, Parslow A , Malik R, Hunt GB, Hurford RI, Tisdall PLC, Duffy DL The Inheritance of Extra-hepatic Portosystemic Shunts and Elevated Bile Acid concentrations in Maltese dogs Journal of Small Animal Practice,
  • Link Icon 2014 Hunt GB, Culp WT, Mayhew KN, Mayhew P, Steffey MA, Zwingenberger A Evaluation of in vivo behavior of ameroid ring constrictors in dogs with congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts using computed tomography. Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2014 Hunt GB, Luff J, Daniel L, Zwingenberger A Does hepatic steatosis have an impact on the short term hepatic response after complete attenuation of congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts? A prospective study of 20 dogs. Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2014 Mayhew PD, Culp WT, Hunt GB, Steffey MA, Mayhew KN, Fuller M, Della-Maggiore A, Nelson RW Comparison of perioperative morbidity and mortality rates in dogs with noninvasive adrenocortical masses undergoing laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2014 O'Leary CA, Parslow A, Malik R, Hunt GB, Hurford RI, Tisdall PL, Duffy DL The inheritance of extra-hepatic portosystemic shunts and elevated bile acid concentrations in Maltese dogs. J Small Anim Pract,
  • Link Icon 2014 Shaver SL, Hunt GB, Kidd SW Evaluation of fluid production and seroma formation after placement of closed suction drains in clean subcutaneous surgical wounds of dogs: 77 cases (2005-2012). J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2014 Shaver SL, Mayhew PD, Steffey MA, Hunt GB, Mayhew KN, Culp WT Short-Term Outcome of Multiple Port Laparoscopic Splenectomy in 10 Dogs. Vet Surg,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2013 Hunt GB: Cellophane banding of portosystemic shunts, Bojrab J, (ed), Techniques In Small Animal Surgery. .

2012 Hunt GB: Basic principles of surgery, , BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Surgical Principles. .

2011 Hunt GB: Subdermal plexus flaps, Tobias K, (ed), Small Animal Surgery, Philadelphia. .

2011 Hunt GB: Thoracic wall, Tobias K, (ed), Small Animal Surgery, Philadelphia. .

2011 Hunt GB: Diaphragmatic hernia, Tobias K, (ed), Small Animal Surgery, Philadelphia. .