Robert B Rebhun

Robert B Rebhun

Associate Professor and Associate Researcher

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Office
Center for Companion Animal Health, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
State Licensure - New York, (active)
State Licensure - Texas, (inactive)
State of Colorado, Academic License, (inactive)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Certified in Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Education
1995, BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2002, DVM, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2006, PhD, UT Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2008, Residency, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, The relationship between epidermal growth factor receptor and hedgehog signaling in colon cancer, (Principal Investigator), NIH NCRR
Co-Investigator, 1 of 3 Interdisciplinary Collaboratory for Enhancing Translational Therapeutics Utilizing Biologically, Immunologically, and Metabollically Relevant Models of Breast Cancer, William Murphy (Principal Investigator),
Principal Investigator, Concordance of histology between needle-core biopsies and lymph node extirpation in canine lymphoma, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Principal Investigator, Assessment of in vivo efficacy of fluoroquinolone and carboplatin combination therapy in treating canine osteosarcoma lung metastasis, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Principal Investigator, Evaluating the efficacy and mechanisms involved in treating canine OSA with the novel small molecule BMI1 inhibitor PTC-209 in combination with chemotherapy, Daniel York (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Potency and stability of compounded chemotherapy drugs, Jenna Burton (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Evaluation of the Use of Chemoembolization in the Treatment of Prostatic Neoplasia, William Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Phase II evaluation of vinblastine for the treatment of canine histiocytic sarcoma, Skorupski (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Intra-arterial chemotherapy and radiotherapy to treat nasal carcinoma, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Assessment and comparison of lower urinary tract neoplasia size and location with multiple imaging modalities, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Investigator, Evaluation of outcome in dogs with thymic epithelial neoplasia, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Co-Principal Investigator, A Phase I/II study of FWGP in canine lymphoma patients, (Principal Investigator), UC Davis School of Vet Med Comparative Cancer Center
Co-Investigator, Equipment Grant: Clinical Trials Refrigerator and Freezer for CCAH Dispensary, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Principal Investigator, Equipment Grant: Purchase of a new ULT (-86F) freezer, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Honors and Awards
2002 Pharmacia Veterinary Student Proficiency Award, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
2002 Daphne Award for Clinical Proficiency and Excellence in the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
2002 - 2006 Faculty/Alumni Merit Scholarship, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2005 - 2006 American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research, University of Texas Houston/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2011 Rebhun RB, Culp W : Lung Cancer, Stephen J. Withrow, David M. Vail, Rodney Page, (ed), Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, . .
Research Focus
The Biology and Therapy of Cancer Metastasis
Specialty Focus
Comparative and Translational Oncology
Ten Recent Publications

2015
Shahi MH, Zazpe I, Afzal M, Sinha S, Rebhun RB, Meléndez B, Rey JA, Castresana JS
Epigenetic regulation of human hedgehog interacting protein in glioma cell lines and primary tumor samples.

2015
Kol A, Arzi B, Athanasiou KA, Farmer DL, Nolta JA, Rebhun RB, Chen X, Griffiths LG, Verstraete FJ, Murphy CJ, Borjesson DL
Companion animals: Translational scientist's new best friends.

2015
Budreckis DM, Byrne BA, Pollard RE, Rebhun RB, Rodriguez CO, Skorupski KA
Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections Associated with Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Dogs.

2014
Culp WT, Olea-Popelka F, Sefton J, Aldridge CF, Withrow SJ, Lafferty MH, Rebhun RB, Kent MS, Ehrhart N
Evaluation of outcome and prognostic factors for dogs living greater than one year after diagnosis of osteosarcoma: 90 cases (1997-2008).

2014
Withers SS, Kass PH, Rodriguez CO, Skorupski KA, O'Brien D, Guerrero TA, Sein KD, Rebhun RB
Fasting Reduces the Incidence of Delayed-Type Vomiting Associated with Doxorubicin Treatment in Dogs with Lymphoma.