Kevin Douglas Woolard

Kevin Douglas Woolard

Associate Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Office
4323 VM3A, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Education
1999, , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
2003, DVM, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
2006, , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
2011, PhD, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
2013, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Prevalence of Bartonella spp. Infection in Dogs with Cardiac and Splenic Hemangiosarcomas Within and Between Geographic Locations, Edward Breitschwerdt (Principal Investigator), American Kennel Club
Honors and Awards
1998 Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University
1998 Phi Beta Kappa, North Carolina State University
2003 Pfizer Award for Outstanding Student in Veterinary Internal Medicine
2003 Award for Outstanding Service in Veterinary Oncology, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
2006 CL Davis Foundation Student Scholarship Award in Comparative Pathology
2008 Dr. Monica Menard Award For Excellence in Veterinary, Pathobiological Research, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
2009 Canine Health Foundation Young Cancer Investigator’s Award for Basic Science
2009 Second Place, Merck-Merial National Veterinary Scholars Symposium Young Investigator Award
2010 NIH Nominee for Burroughs Welcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists
2016 Murray B. Gardner Junior Faculty Research Fellowship. UC Davis.
Research Focus
Comparative glioma biology, tumor heterogeneity and progression, cancer stem cells, neural stem cells.
Specialty Focus
Neuro-oncology, neuropathology, oncology pathology
Ten Recent Publications

2019
Arami, H, Patel, CB, Madsen, SJ, Dickinson, PJ, Davis, RM, Zeng, Y, Sturges, BK, Woolard, KD, Habte, FG, Akin, D, Sinclair, R, Gambhir, SS
Nanomedicine for Spontaneous Brain Tumors: A Companion Clinical Trial.

2019
Withers, SS, Skorupski, KA, York, D, Choi, JW, Woolard, KD, Laufer-Amorim, R, Sparger, EE, Rodriguez, CO, McSorley, SJ, Monjazeb, AM, Murphy, WJ, Canter, RJ, Rebhun, RB
Association of macrophage and lymphocyte infiltration with outcome in canine osteosarcoma.

2019
Withers, SS, York, D, Choi, JW, Woolard, KD, Laufer-Amorim, R, Sparger, EE, Burton, JH, McSorley, SJ, Monjazeb, AM, Murphy, WJ, Canter, RJ, Rebhun, RB
Metastatic Immune Infiltrates Correlate with Those of the Primary Tumor in Canine Osteosarcoma.

2018
Pesavento PA, Agnew D, Keel MK, Woolard KD
Cancer in Wildlife: Patterns of Emergence

2018
Koehler JW, Miller AD, Miller CR, Porter BP, Aldape K, Beck J, Brat D, Cornax I, Corps K, Frank C, Giannini C, Horbinski C, Huse J, O’Sullivan MG, Rissi DR, Simpson RM, Woolard K, Shih J, LeBlanc AK, Gilbert M
A Revised Diagnostic Classification of Canine Glioma: Towards Validation of the Canine Glioma Patient as a Naturally Occurring Preclinical Model for Human Glioma

2018
Coffey LL, Keesler RI, Pesavento PA, Woolard K, Singapuri A, Watanabe J, Cruzen C, Christe KL, Usachenko J, Yee J, Heng VA, Bliss-Moreau E, Reader JR, von Morgenland W, Gibbons AM, Jackson K, Ardeshir A, Heimsath H, Permar S, Senthamaraikannan P, Presicce P, Kallapur SG, Linnen JM, Gao K, Orr R, MacGill T, McClure M, McFarland R, Morrison JH, Van Rompay KKA
Intraamniotic Zika virus inoculation of pregnant rhesus macaques produces fetal neurologic disease

2018
Scott EY, Woolard KD, Finno CJ, Murray JD
Cerebellar Abiotrophy Across Domestic Species

2018
Barberini DJ, Aleman M, Aristizabal F, Spriet M, Clark KC, Walker NJ, Galuppo LD, Amorim RM, Woolard KD, Borjesson DL
Safety and tracking of intrathecal allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in healthy and diseased horses

2018
Scott EY, Woolard KD, Finno CJ, Penedo MCT, Murray JD
Variation in MUTYH expression in Arabian horses with Cerebellar Abiotrophy