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


   

Research Focus

Pain biology and analgesic pharmacology

Specialty Focus

Anesthesiology

Education

2006 PhD Veterinary Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota School 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

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
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
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
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, Analgesic evaluation of tramadol in osteoarthritic geriatric cats, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Study of the blood concentrations of tramadol (a pain killer) during repeated oral administration in healthy horses, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Co-Investigator, Does guaifenesin a muscle relaxant, decrease the concentrationof desflurane required for general anesthesia in horses, Robert Brosnan (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • 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,
  • Link Icon 2007 Guedes AG, Papich MG, Rude EP, Rider MA Pharmacokinetics and physiological effects of two intravenous infusion rates of morphine in conscious dogs J Vet Pharmacol Ther,
  • Link Icon 2006 Cho JG, Dee SA, Deen J, Trincado C, Fano E, Jiang Y, Faaberg K, Murtaugh MP, Guedes A, Collins JE, Joo HS The impact of animal age, bacterial coinfection, and isolate pathogenicity on the shedding of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in aerosols from experimentally infected pigs Can J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2006 Guedes AG, Paulin J, Rivero-Nava L, Kita H, Lund FE, Kannan MS CD38-deficient mice have reduced airway hyperresponsiveness following IL-13 challenge Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol,
  • Link Icon 2006 Cho JG, Dee SA, Deen J, Guedes A, Trincado C, Fano E, Jiang Y, Faaberg K, Collins JE, Murtaugh MP, Joo HS Evaluation of the effects of animal age, concurrent bacterial infection, and pathogenicity of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus on virus concentration in pigs Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2006 Guedes AG, Pluhar GE, Daubs BM, Rudé EP Effects of preoperative epidural administration of racemic ketamine for analgesia in sheep undergoing surgery Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2006 Guedes AG, Rudé EP, Rider MA Evaluation of histamine release during constant rate infusion of morphine in dogs Vet Anaesth Analg,
  • Link Icon 2005 Deshpande DA, White TA, Guedes AGP, Milla C, Walseth TF, Lund FE, Kannan MS Altered airway responsiveness in CD38-deficient mice Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

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