Monica Aleman

Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

Office
2108 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Equine Specialist Certification, University of Mexico: UNAM-Mexico.
California Veterinary License # 15444
USA Veterinary License
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Large Animal Internal Medicine.
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Neurology and Neurosurgery.
United States Drug Enforcement Administration License #FA8121078
Education
2004, PhD, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
1989, MVZ, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
1999, DACVIM-Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis,
2012, DACVIM-Neurology, University of California, Davis,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Investigation of a structural variant associated with KCNQ1 for Juvenile Idiopathic Epilepsy, (Principal Investigator), Center for Equine Health
Collaborator, Investigation of Toxoplasma gondii as a cause of Equine Protozoal Encephalomyelitis (EPM), Nicola Pusterla (Principal Investigator),
Principal Investigator, V435PSC: Equine Neurology Research: Trigeminal Mediated Headshaking, (Principal Investigator),
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2019 Aleman M, Spier SJ : Chapter 37, section: Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection, Smith BP, Van Metre DC, Pusterla N, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine 6th ed, . .
2019 Aleman M : Electrodiagnostic testing, Smith BP, Van Metre DC, Pusterla N, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine 6th ed, . .
2019 Aleman M, Prane T : Chapter 54: Neurocranium and brain, , Auer Equine Surgery 5th ed, . 895-900.
2019 Aleman M, Prange T, MacKay RJ : Chapter 51: Diagnostic procedures, , Auer Equine Surgery 5th ed, . 834-859.
2019 Aleman M, MacKay RJ : Chapter 50: Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, , Auer Equine Surgery 5th ed, . 822-834.
Research Focus
Multiple species with equine emphasis in neurology, neuromuscular, muscle diseases.
Specialty Focus
Genetics of neuromuscular disorders. Equine internal medicine, critical care, neonatology.