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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

Co-Investigator, Assessment of Outcome in Dogs Undergoing Percutaneous Transvenous Coil Embolization to Treat Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts, William Culp (Principal Investigator), ACVS

Principal Investigator, Comparison of cystostomy tube versus urethral catheter drainage for the postobstructive management of cats with urethral obstruction secondary to idiopathic cystitis, Geraldine B Hunt (Principal Investigator), San Francisco Feline Foundation/CCAH

Co-Investigator, Evaluation of postoperative outcome in cats undergoing ureteral stent placement to relieve ureteral obstructions, Bill Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

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

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2012 Hunt, GB, Culp, WT, Epstein, S, Jandrey, K, Ivanov, M, Westropp, JL Complications of Stamey percutaneous loop cystostomy catheters in three cats. Journal of feline medicine and surgery,
  • Link Icon 2012 Lunn, JA, Lee, R, Smaller, J, MacKay, BM, King, T, Hunt, GB, Martin, P, Krockenberger, MB, Spielman, D, Malik, R Twenty two cases of canine neural angiostronglyosis in eastern Australia (2002-2005) and a review of the literature. Parasites & vectors,
  • Link Icon 2011 Lepherd, ML, Canfield, PJ, Hunt, GB, Thomson, PC, Bosward, KL Wound healing after mulesing and other options for controlling breech flystrike in Merino lambs: quantitative and semiquantitative analysis of wound healing and wound bed contraction. Australian veterinary journal,
  • Link Icon 2011 Lepherd, ML, Canfield, PJ, Hunt, GB, Thomson, PC, Bosward, KL Assessment of the short-term systemic effect of and acute phase response to mulesing and other options for controlling breech flystrike in Merino lambs. Australian veterinary journal,
  • Link Icon 2011 Zwingenberger, AL, Spriet, M, Hunt, GB Imaging diagnosis-portal vein aplasia and interruption of the caudal vena cava in three dogs. Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association,
  • Link Icon 2011 Lepherd, ML, Canfield, PJ, Hunt, GB, Thomson, PC, Bosward, KL Wound healing after mulesing and other options for controlling breech flystrike in Merino lambs: observations on gross and microscopic wound healing. Australian veterinary journal,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hunt, GB, Wong, J, Kuan, S Liposuction for removal of lipomas in 20 dogs. The Journal of small animal practice,
  • Link Icon 2011 Dunn A, Buffa F, Mitchell R, Hunt G Bilateral skin fold rotation–advancement flaps for the closure of large lumbosacral wounds in three dogs Aust Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2011 Lepherd ML, Canfield PJ, Hunt GB, Thomson PC, Bosward KL Wound healing after mulesing and other options for controlling breech flystrike in Merino lambs: quantitative and semiquantitative analysis of wound healing and wound bed contraction Aust Vet J,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hunt GB, Kuan S, Wong J Liposuction for removal of lipomas in 20 dogs J Sm An Pract,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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

2010 Hunt GB: Diaphragmatic hernia, Bojrab MJ, (ed), Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Jackson. .

2010 GB Hunt: Hiatal hernia, Bojrab MJ, (ed), Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, Jackson. .

2008 Hunt GB and Foster SF: Nasopharyngeal Disorders, Bonagura J, (ed), Current Veterinary Therapy XIV, Chapter 142. 622-626.

2005 Hunt GB: Thoracic wall anatomy and surgical approaches, , Thoracic Surgery. 135-147.