Laurel Gershwin

Laurel Gershwin

Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Office
3327 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, & Immunoogy
State Licensure for practice of veterinary medicine - California
State Licensure for practice of veterinary medicine- Massachusetts
State Licensure for practice of veterinary medicine - Maryland
Education
1969, BS, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
1971, DVM, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
1979, PhD, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, “Bacterial Induced Anti-viral Effects: In Vivo Testing with BRSV Infection”, (Principal Investigator), CFAH: Formula Funds
Principal Investigator, Combined Immunomodulation and Anti-viral Therapy for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, (Principal Investigator), USDA AFRI - funding from the Dual Purpose/Dual Benefit RFA with NIH
Honors and Awards
1965 Westinghouse Talent Search Honor's
1968 AVMA Research Fellowship
1971 Phi Zeta
1979 Outstanding Graduate Student Presentation
Northern California Branch of American Society for Microbiology
1980 Diplomate by exam, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists
1986 Travel Award, American Association of Immunoogists
1991 Pfizer Award for Excellence in Animal Health Research
1996 Elected to AVMA Council on Research
2013-2019 Elected to AVMA's Council on Biological and Therapeutic Agents (Immunology specialist)
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2014 Gershwin LJ : Exposure to Allergens During Development, R Halding, K Pinkerton, S Hopper, C Plopper, (ed), The Lung: Development, Aging, and the Environment, second edition, . .
2013 Gershwin LJ : Chapter 2: Immune Responses to Infectious Agents, DC Hirsh, NJ :MacLachlan and RL Walker, (ed), Veterinary Microbiology, third edition, Malden, MA. .
2008 Plopper CG, Smiley-Jewell SM, Miller LA, Fanucchi MV, Evans MJ, Buckpitt AR, Avdalovic M, Gershwin LJ, Joad JP, Kajekar R, Larson S, Pinkerton KE, Van Winkle LS, Schelegle ES, Pieczarka EM, Wu R, Hyde DM : Primate Models of Allergic Asthma, Kay BA, (ed), Allergy and Allergic Disease, Second Edition, London. Chapter 54.
2008 Gershwin LJ : Clinical Veterinary Immunology, 6th edition, Kaneko JJ, Harvey JW, Bruss ML, (ed), Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals, . 157-172.
2004 Gershwin LJ : Exposure to Allergens During Development, Halding R, Pinketon K, Hopper S, Plopper C, (ed), In: The Lung: Development, Aging, and the Environment, Ch 22, . 311-319.
Research Focus
IgE/allergic responses, bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) pathogenesis and effects of air pollutants (environmental tobacco smoke and ozone) on pulmonary allergic disease/asthma
Specialty Focus
Immunology
Ten Recent Publications

2016
Walsh P, Carvallo Chaigneau FR, Anderson M, Behrens N, McEligot H, Gunnarson B, Gershwin LJ
Adverse effects of a 10-day course of ibuprofen in Holstein calves.

2016
Walsh P, Behrens N, Carvallo Chaigneau FR, McEligot H, Agrawal K, Newman JW, Anderson M, Gershwin LJ
A randomized placebo controlled trial of ibuprofen for respiratory syncytial virus Infection in a bovine model

2016
Calvo-Lorenzo MS, Hulbert LE, Fowler AL, Louie A, Gershwin LJ, Pinkerton KE, Ballou MA, Klasing KC, Mitloehner FM
Wooden hutch space allowance influences male Holstein calf health, performance, daily lying time, and respiratory immunity.

2015
Gershwin LJ, Van Eenennaam AL, Anderson ML, McEligot HA, Shao MX, Toaff-Rosenstein R, Taylor JF, Neibergs HL, Womack J
Single pathogen challenge with agents of the bovine respiratory disease complex.

2015
Tizioto PC, Kim J, Seabury CM, Schnabel RD, Gershwin LJ, Van Eenennaam AL, Toaff-Rosenstein R, Neibergs HL, Taylor JF
Immunological response to single pathogen challenge with agents of the bovine respiratory disease complex: An RNA-sequence analysis of the bronchial lymph node transcriptome.

2015
Jordan R, Shao M, Mackman RL, Perron M, Cihlar T, Lewis SA, Eisenberg EJ, Carey A, Strickley RG, Chien JW, Anderson ML, McEligot HA, Behrens NE, Gershwin LJ
Antiviral efficacy of a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fusion inhibitor in a bovine model of RSV infection.