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Juan Claudio Gutierrez
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology

1285 Veterinary Medicine Drive
VM3A #2321, Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2425
jcgutierr@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Educational Research, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Prevention of Birth Defects, Rodent Models of Maternal Diabetes

Specialty Focus

Veterinary Morphology, Educational Research, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Teratology

Education

1997 Bachelor Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Concepcion, Concepion, Chile
1999 DVM Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Concepcion, Concepion, Chile
2009 PhD Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Honors and Awards

2004 Fullbright Scholarship recipient. Scholarship awarded to obtain a PhD in the United States.
2008 Recipient of the James C. Bradford Memorial Student Award: Presented at the 48th Teratology Society Meeting for "Maternal Hyperglycemic Impact on Fetal Myocardial Apoptosis: Potential Relationship to Cardiac Defects?", Monterey, CA
2007 First place poster award. Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 19th Annual Research Symposium for Presenting: "Aortic and Ventricular Dilation and Myocardial Reduction in Gestation Day 17 ICR Mouse Fetuses of Diabetic Mothers: Improvement and Maternal Immune Stimulation." May 15-16, 2007. Blacksburg, VA.
2007 Article featured in the cover of Birth Defects Research (Part A): Clinical and Molecular Teratology (Journal of the American Society of Teratology), June Issue 2007.
2009 Article featured in the cover of Birth Defects Research (Part B): Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (Journal of the American Society of Teratology), October Issue 2009.
2009 Article featured in the cover of Congenital Anomalies (Journal of the Japanese Society of Teratology). March Issue 2009.
2008 Travel award for poster presentation "Experimental Biology Annual Meeting," April 5-9, 2008. San Diego, CA.
2008 Travel award for poster presentation "48th Annual Teratology Meeting," June 28-July 2, 2008. Monterey, CA.
2007 Travel award for poster presentation at the "Experimental Biology Annual Meeting," April 28-May 2, 2007. Washington, DC.
2007 Travel award for poster presentation at the "47th Annual Teratology Meeting," June 23-28, 2007. Pittsburgh, PA.

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 Gutierrez JC, Prater MR, Navarrete P, Holladay SD Fetal Myocardial Reduction in the Hyperglycemic Mouse Pregnancy is Associated with Dys-regulated Expression of the Anti-apoptotic Gene Bcl-2 in the Developing Heart Annual Research & Review in Biology,
  • Link Icon 2014 Gutierrez JC, Prater MR, Holladay SD Quercetin Supplementation Reduces Maternal Hyperglycemia in a Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Mouse Model Annual Research & Review in Biology,
  • Link Icon 2012 Gomez M, Mieres M, Gutierrez JC, Jones JC. CT Myelography Characteristics of Spinal Dysraphism in a Young Mixed Breed Dog Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria,
  • Link Icon 2010 Gutierrez JC, Bahamonde J, Prater MR, Yefi CP, Holladay SD. Production of a Type 2 Maternal Diabetes Rodent Model Using the Combination of High-Fat Diet and Moderate Dose of Streptozocin. Endocrine research,
  • Link Icon 2009 Gutierrez JC, Prater MR, Hrubec TC, Smith BJ, Freeman LE, Holladay SD. Heart changes in 17-day-old fetuses of diabetic ICR (Institute of Cancer Research) mothers: improvement with maternal immune stimulation. Congenital Anomalies,
  • Link Icon 2009 Gutierrez JC, Prater MR, Smith BJ, Freeman LE, Mallela MK, Holladay SD. Late-gestation ventricular myocardial reduction in fetuses of hyperglycemic CD1 mice is associated with increased apoptosis. Birth defects research (Part B): Developmental and reproductive toxicology,
  • Link Icon 2007 Gutierrez JC, Hrubec TC, Prater MR, Smith BJ, Freeman LE, Holladay SD Aortic and Ventricular Dilation and Myocardial Reduction in Gestation Day 17 ICR Mouse Fetuses of Diabetic Mothers. Birth Defects Research (Part A): Clinical and Molecular Teratology,