Andrea Fascetti

Professor

Molecular Biosciences


Licenses
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition
State Licensure - California
State Licensure - New York
State Licensure - Pennsylvania
Education
1991, VMD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1999, PhD, University of California, Davis
1987, AB, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Safety of resveratrol in cats and resveratrol content of pet foods , (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health (CCAH)
Co-Principal Investigator, Assessment of Amino Acids and Inflammation in Dogs with Protein-Losing Nephropathy, Ohio State - Dr. Valerie Parker (Principal Investigator), American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and WALTHAM
Principal Investigator, Control dog urine samples and analysis, (Principal Investigator), Department of Health and Human Services - FDA
Principal Investigator, FAPESP-SPRINT, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis and FAPESP-SPRINT
Principal Investigator, Gift for feline nutrition research, (Principal Investigator), Anonymous Donor
Co-Principal Investigator, Determination of mammalian DNA in commercial canine diets with uncommon and limited ingredients, Jennifer Larsen (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Honors and Awards
1987-1990 Medical Education Scholarship
1988-1989 Student Bookstore Scholarship
1990 Senseman-McGregor Scholarship
1990 Large Animal Surgery Award
1990-1991 Dean's List
1990 Merck Small Animal Award
1994 Connie E Leifer Award for outstanding resident research project
1997 George H Stabenfeldt Travel Award
1997-1999 Hill's Fellow in Clinical Nutrition
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2012 Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ : Commercial and home-prepared diets, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, 1st ed., Ames, IA. 95-107.
2012 Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ : Feeding the healthy dog and cat, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, 1st ed., Ames, IA. 75-94.
2012 Delaney SJ, Fascetti AJ : Using pet food labels and product guides, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, 1st ed., Ames, IA. 69-74.
2012 Delaney SJ, Fascetti AJ : Basic Nutrition, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, 1st ed., Ames, IA. 9-22.
2012 Delaney SJ, Fascetti AJ, Brenston P : Integration of Nutrition into Clinical Practice, Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ, (ed), Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition, 1st ed., Ames, IA. 3-7.
Research Focus
Nutrition and metabolism in companion animals (dogs and cats); nutritional idiosyncrasies of the cat; mechanisms of obesity; amino acid metabolism (in particular taurine and sulfur amino acids), nutrient requirements in cats and dogs; improvement of pet foods; veterinary clinical nutrition-the use of nutrition in the management and prevention of disease.
Specialty Focus
Companion Animal Nutrition