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Alonso Guedes- DVM, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1405 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616-8745

+1 530 752 5565
aguedes@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Pain biology and analgesic pharmacology

Specialty Focus

Anesthesiology

Education

2006 PhD Veterinary Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, St. Paul, MN
2005 Residency Comparative Veterinary Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center, St. Paul, MN
2001 MS Veterinary Medicine, University of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
1999 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Honors and Awards

2013 Targeted Innovator Award, Office of Research, University of California Davis
2009 Clinical Service Award, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, Texas A&M University
2005 Poster award winner (1st place). Evaluation of pre-operative epidural racemic ketamine for post-surgical analgesia in sheep. Points of Pride Research Days, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
2005 Grant writing competition winner (3rd place). Effects of medetomidine on blood glucose levels of dogs with insulinoma. Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
2000-2001 Research Scholarship. National Council for Scientific and Technologic Development – CNPq. Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
1998-1999 Research Scholarship. National Council for Scientific and Technologic Development – CNPq. Research project entitled, "Homologue implants of bladder preservedin glycerin 98% in dogs." Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
1997-1998 Research scholarship. National Council for Scientific and Technologic Development – CNPq. Research project entitled, "The use of wound closer device for surgical correction of skin wounds in dogs." Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
1995-1997 Research scholarship. National Council for Scientific and Technologic Development – CNPq. Research project entitled, "Evaluation of the nutritional interactions among vitamins, minerals, amino acids adn other adjuncts in chicken diets." Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
1994-1995 Research scholarship. National Council for Scientific and Technologic Development – CNPq. Research project entitled, "Evaluation of different programs of food restrictions in broiler chickens." Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil

Licenses

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Novel analgesic for cats with inflammatory pain, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Foundation

Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetic and physiologic effects of t-TUCB in dogs, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Analgesic evaluation of gabapentin in osteoarthritic geriatric cats, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, Kibee for feline geriatric research

Principal Investigator, Epoxides as novel analgesic target in osteoarthritic geriatric cats, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Antihyperalgesic effects of amantadine in cats, Bruno Pypendop (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, Kibee for feline geriatric research

Co-Principal Investigator, Soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor clinical trial in laminitic horses, (Principal Investigator), Anonymous Gift, University of California Davis

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 Aleman M, Rhodes D, Williams DC, Guedes A, Madigan JE Sensory evoked potentials of the trigeminal nerve for the diagnosis of idiopathic headshaking in a horse Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Link Icon 2014 Henry T, Pusterla N, Guedes A, Verstraete F Evaluation and clinical use of an intraoral inferior alveolar nerve block in the horse Equine Veterinary Journal,
  • Link Icon 2014 Guedes A, Knych H, Soares J, Brosnan RJ Pharmacokinetics and physiologic effects of repeated oral administrations of tramadol in horses Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics,
  • Link Icon 2013 Guedes AG, Rude EP, Kannan MS Potential role of the CD38/cADPR signaling pathway as an underlying mechanism of the effects of medetomidine on insulin and glucose homeostasis Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia,
  • Link Icon 2013 Guedes AG, Morisseau C, Sole A, Soares JH, Ulu A, Dong H, Hammock BD Use of a soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor as an adjunctive analgesic in a horse with laminitis Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia,
  • Link Icon 2013 Guedes AG, Rude EP Effects of pre-operative administration of medetomidine on plasma insulin and glucose concentrations in healthy dogs and dogs with insulinoma Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia,
  • Link Icon 2012 Guedes AG, Matthews NS, Hood DM Effect of ketamine hydrochloride on the analgesic effects of tramadol hydrochloride in horses with signs of chronic laminitis-associated pain American Journal of Veterinary Research,
  • Link Icon 2008 Guedes AG, Papich MG, Rude EP, Rider MA Pharmacokinetics and physiological effects of intravenous hydromorphone in conscious dogs J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Link Icon 2008 Guedes AG, Jude JA, Paulin J, Kita H, Lund FE, Kannan MS Role of CD38 in TNF-a-induced airway hyperresponsiveness Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol,
  • Link Icon 2007 Guedes AG, Papich MG, Rude EP, Rider MA Comparison of plasma histamine levels after intravenous administration of hydromorphone and morphine in dogs J Vet Pharmacol Ther,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2008 Guedes AGP: Support, Carroll GL, (ed), Small Animal Anesthesia and Analgesia. 159-78.