Kirsten Gilardi

Kirsten Gilardi

Health Science Clinical Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

Office
1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive, VM3B, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Residency Certificate, California Regional Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis (Primate Medicine)
Board Certification, American College of Zoological Medicine (Wildlife Medicine)
Education
1988, BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
1993, DVM, University of California, Davis,
Honors and Awards
1994 Wildlife Disease Association Student Research Award
2004 Presidential Service Award, American College of Zoological Medicine
2015 American Association of Zoo Veterinarians’ Emil P Dolensek Award
Ten Recent Publications

2019
Haggblade MK, Smith WA, Noheri JB, Usanase C, Mudakikwa A, Cranfield MR, Gilardi KVK^
Outcomes Of Snare-Related Injuries To Endangered Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla Beringei Beringei) In Rwanda.

2019
Nziza J, Goldstein T, Cranfield M, Webala P, Nsengimana O, Nyatanyi T, Mudakikwa A, Tremeau-Bravard A, Byarugaba D, Tumushime JC, Mwikarago IE, Gafarasi I, Mazet J, Gilardi K
Coronaviruses Detected in Bats in Close Contact with Humans in Rwanda.

2019
Richardson K, Asmutis-Silvia R, Drinkwin J, Gilardi KVK, Giskes I, Jones G, O'Brien K, Pragnell-Raasch H, Ludwig L, Antonelis K, Barco S, Henry A, Knowlton A, Landry S, Mattila D, MacDonald K, Moore M, Morgan J, Robbins J, van der Hoop J, Hogan E
Building evidence around ghost gear: Global trends and analysis for sustainable solutions at scale.

2019
Roman L, Lowenstine L, Parsley LM, Wilcox C, Hardesty BD, Gilardi K, Hindell M
Is plastic ingestion in birds as toxic as we think? Insights from a plastic feeding experiment.

2018
Smiley Evans T, Tutaryebwa L, Gilardi KV, Barry PA, Marzi A, Eberhardt M, Ssebide B, Cranfield MR, Mugisha O, Mugisha E, Kellermann S, Mazet JAK, Johnson CK
Suspected Exposure to Filoviruses Among People Contacting Wildlife in Southwestern Uganda.

2017
Anthony SJ, Gilardi K, Menachery VD, Goldstein T, Ssebide B, Mbabazi R, Navarrete-Macias I, Liang E, Wells H, Hicks A, Petrosov A, Byarugaba DK, Debbink K, Dinnon KH, Scobey T, Randell SH, Yount BL, Cranfield M, Johnson CK, Baric RS, Lipkin WI, Mazet JA
Further Evidence for Bats as the Evolutionary Source of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.

2017
Hassell JM, Zimmerman D, Cranfield MR, Gilardi K, Mudakikwa A, Ramer J, Nyirakaragire E, Lowenstine LJ
Morbidity and mortality in infant mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei): A 46-year retrospective review.

2017
Kelly TR, Karesh WB, Johnson CK, Gilardi KV, Anthony SJ, Goldstein T, Olson SH, Machalaba C, Mazet, JA
One Health proof of concept: Bringing a transdisciplinary approach to surveillance for zoonotic viruses at the human-wild animal interface.

2017
Smiley Evans T, Lowenstine LJ, Gilardi KV, Barry PA, Ssebide BJ, Kinani JF, Nizeyimana F, Noheri JB, Cranfield MR, Mudakikwa A, Goldstein T, Mazet JAK, Johnson CK
Mountain gorilla lymphocryptovirus has Epstein-Barr virus-like epidemiology and pathology in infants.

2016
Smiley Evans T, Gilardi KV, Barry PA, Ssebide BJ, Kinani, JF, Nizeyimana F, Noheri JB, Byarugaba DK, Mudakikwa A, Cranfield MR, Mazet JA, Johnson CK
Detection of viruses using discarded plants from wild mountain gorillas and golden monkeys.