Heather Knych

Professor

California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab
Molecular Biosciences

Office
K.L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
DVM, California
Education
2010, Residency, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
2008, PhD, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
2005, DVM, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
2000, MS, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1997, BS, University of California, San Diego, LaJolla, CA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of Ethylphenidate in Horses, (Principal Investigator), American Quarter Horse Association
Principal Investigator, Pharmacokinetics and Selected Pharmacodynamic Effects of Flunixin Meglumine as a Sole Agent and in Combination with Phenylbutazone, (Principal Investigator), Racing Medication and Testing Consortium
Principal Investigator, Meperidine pharmacokinetics and selected pharmacodynamics in healthy athletic horses, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health, University of California, Davis
Principal Investigator, Implications of Cytochrome P450 2D50 polymorphisms on Drug Clearance, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health, University of California, Davis
Principal Investigator, Transcriptomics for the detection of EPO micro dosing, (Principal Investigator), Kentucky Horse Racing Council/Racing Medication and Testing Consortium
Co-Investigator, Pharmacokinetics and safety of oral grapiprant administration to red-tailed hawks (B. jamaicensis), Joanne Paul Murphy (Principal Investigator), Center for Compantion Animal Health
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2014 Knych HK : Chapter 13: Analgesic Pharmacology, , Robinson's Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 7th Edition, . 55-57.
Research Focus
Equine: pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics; drug metabolism; biomarkers
Specialty Focus
Equine pharmacology