Fabio Lima

Fabio Lima

Assistant Professor

Population Health & Reproduction

Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenology
2004, DVM, São Paulo State University,
2009, Residency, University of Florida,
2009, M.S., University of Florida,
2013, Ph.D., University of Florida,
2014, Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Effects of nerve growth factor-beta in pregnancy outcomes in dairy cows, (Principal Investigator), USDA - Hatch Multistate funds, Methods to Increase Reproductive Efficiency in Cattle
Principal Investigator, International collaboration for the study of accuracy, feasibility, and cost effectiveness of two novel techniques for early pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cows, (Principal Investigator), SPRINT - Lemann Institute/FAPESP
Principal Investigator, Evaluation of recombinant bovine interleukin-8 (rbIL-8) as treatment for chronic intramammary infection in dairy cows, (Principal Investigator), Research Board – University of Illinois
Principal Investigator, Integrating host genome and rumen microbiome to improve efficiency of milk production in dairy cattle, (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA – Animal Nutrition, Growth, and Lactation
Co-Principal Investigator, Unravelling the causes of pregnancy loss and discovering new management strategies for donkeys, Igor Canisso (Principal Investigator), Dong-E-E-Jiao Co Ltd (Chinese Donkey Foundation)
Co-Principal Investigator, Uterine microbiome of mares susceptible to endometritis, Igor Canisso (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA – Hatch Funds
Co-Principal Investigator, Predicting metritis spontaneous cure as a path to reduce antimicrobial resistance in dairy cows, Vinicius Machado (Principal Investigator), USDA NIFA – Animal Health
Specialty Focus
Theriogenology, specially the bovine species; Dairy cows health, nutrition, and performance
Ten Recent Publications

Ellerbrock RE, Canisso IF, Roady PJ, Litsky A, Durgam S, Podico G, Lima FS
Administration of enrofloxacin during late pregnancy failed to induce lesions in the resulting newborn foals

Lima FS, Vieira-Neto A, Snodgrass JA, De Vries A, Santos JEP
Economic comparison of systemic antimicrobial therapies for metritis in dairy cows

Ellerbrock RE, Curcio BR, Zhong L, Wilkins P, Lima FS, Guiguere S, Canisso IF
Pharmacokinetics of intravenous and oral administration of enrofloxacin to the late-term pregnant and non-pregnant mares

Stewart JL, Canisso IF, Podico G, Kaplan C, Garrett EF, Shike DW, Henley P, Lima FS
Effects of nerve growth Factor-ß added to extender for cryopreservation of electro-ejaculated and epididymal harvested bull semen

Ellerbrock RE, Canisso IF, Roady PJ, Rothrock LT, Zhong L, Wilkins PA, Dirikolu L, Lima FS, Honorato J
Diffusion of enrofloxacin to pregnancy fluids and effects on fetal cartilage after intravenous administration to late pregnant mares