Stanley Marks

Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

Office
246 Vet Med II, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Medicine)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN)
State Licensure - California
Education
1986, BVSc, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
1987, Internship, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
1989, Residency - Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1991, Residency - Oncology, University of California, Davis, CA
1996, Residency - Nutrition, University of California, Davis, CA
1996, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, A histologic guide to the normal canine esophagus with practical application to esophageal disease, Patricia Pesavento (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, Evaluation of a novel feeding tube placement technique: Radiologically-guided gastrostomy tubes, William T.N. Culp (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, Comparison of videofluoroscopic swallowing parameters in brachycephalic and non-brachycephalic dogs, Rachel E. Pollard (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Principal Investigator, Effect of a commercial hypoallergenic diet on resolution of pruritic behaviors and gastrointestinal signs in dogs with perinneal skin disease and chronic food-responsive enteropathy, (Principal Investigator), Nestle Purina
Principal Investigator, Utility of botulinum toxin in the management of canine acquired idiopathic megaesophagus, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic treatment for hiatal herniation in dogs, Philipp Mayhew (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Principal Investigator, Effects of Ranitidine and Erythromycin on Gastroesophageal Reflux During Anesthesia in Dogs, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Honors and Awards
1988-1989 Small Animal Resident of the Year, University of Florida VMTH
1994-1995 Robert Emrie Smith Memorial Research Fellowship
1995-1996 Phi Sigma Gamma Delta Chapter
1997-1998 Mark L. Morris, Distinguished Research Award
1996-1997 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award - Presented by the Class of 1998
1998-1999 Comparative Gastroenterology Society Research Award
1998-1999 Ralston Purina Visiting Professor at the University of Missouri Columbia
1999-2000 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2000
2002-2003 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2003 - Presented by the Class of 2003
2003-2004 Small Animal Speaker of the Year, North American Veterinary Conference
2003-2004 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2004
2004-2005 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2005 - Presented by the Class of 2006
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2007 - Presented by the Class of 2007
2006-2007 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2007 - Presented by the Class of 2008
2006-2007 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2007
2007-2008 Faculty Speaker, Commencement, Class of 2008
2007-2008 Co-mentor for junior vet student, Cecily Bonadio, who received a research abstract award at the 2008 ACVIM Forum for her oral presentation (Jun)
2007-2008 3rd Annual Biomedical Engineering Senior Design Symposium Award - Faculty Mentor
2008-2009 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2009 - Presented by the Class of 2010
2008-2009 Keynote Speaker at Senior Banquet, Class of 2009
2008-2009 Co-author of manuscript that was awarded the Most Commendable Manuscript" prize for 2008 by the Australasian College of Veterinary Surgeons, "Oestradiol and genistein reduce food intake in male and female overweight cats after gonadectomy"
2009-2010 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2010 - Presented by the Class of 2011
2010-2011 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2011 - Presented by the Class of 2012
2010-2011 Recipient of the 2010 UC Davis School of Medicine Dean's Team Award for Excellence for Outstanding Multi-Disciplinary Team Contributions in the Mission Area of Clinical Care (Jan)
2011-2012 Favorite lecturer, Quebec Veterinary Conference, Canada (Apr)
2011-2012 Favorite Faculty Teacher Award 2012 - Presented by the Class of 2013
2011-2012 Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), Certificate of Recognition, Top 5 Article downloaded during 2010 and 2011. Ultrasonographic evaluation of the muscularis propria in cats with diffuse small intestinal lymphoma or inflammatory bowel disease." Zwingenberger AL, Marks SL, Baker TW, Moore PF (Jun)
2012-2013 Co-Chair of scientific session, Animal Models of Dysphagia - World Organization for Specialized Studies on Diseases of the Esophagus (OESO) (Sep)
2012-2013 Mentor for STAR student, Tarini Ullal, who received 1st prize for her research poster at School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, CA (Oct). Her research assessed the feasibility of esophageal high resolution manometry in fully awake dogs and evaluated the effect of cisapride on lower esophageal sphincter tone.
2012-2013 Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine), Certificate of Recognition, Top 5 Article downloaded during 2011 and 2012. ACVIM Consensus Statement: Enteropathogenic bacteria in dogs and cats: diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, and control." Marks SL, Rankin SC, Byrne BA, Weese JS (Nov/Dec)
2013-2014 Mentor for STAR student, Tarini Ullal, who received 1st prize for the best oral presentation in veterinary medicine at the annual Interdisciplinary Graduate and Professional Student Symposium (IGPS) at UC Davis, April 3-4. Her research assessed the feasibility of esophageal high resolution manometry in fully awake dogs and evaluated the effect of cisapride on lower esophageal sphincter tone.
2014-2015 Awarded 1st prize for the best overall research poster presented at the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa from September 16-19. Marks SL. Effect of the probiotic enterococcus faecium sf 68 on presence of diarrhea in weanling kittens.
2015-2016 Co-mentored graduate student Dr. Megan A. McCarthy who was awarded the American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP) Young Investigator Award, First Place in Diagnostic Pathology Category for her research poster presented at the conference. McCarthy MA, Marks SL, Pesavento P. A histologic guide to the normal canine esophagus with practical application to canine esophageal disease. ACVP/ASVCP/STP Combined Annual Meeting, October 17-21, Minneapolis, MN
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2017 Marks SL : Chapter 273: Diseases of the pharynx and esophagus, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Coté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th Edition, St. Louis, MO. 1476-89.
2017 Marks SL : Chapter 220: Enteric bacterial diseases, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Coté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th Edition, St. Louis, MO. 957-61.
2017 Marks SL : Chapter 82: Nasoesophageal, esophagostomy, gastrostomy and jejunal tube placement techniques, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Coté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th Edition, St. Louis, MO. 323-5.
2015 Marks SL : Clostridial enterotoxicosis, Tilley LP, Smith FWK, (ed), Blackwell’s 5-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th edition, . 277-8.
2015 Marks SL : Chapter 1: Rational approach to diagnosing and managing infectious causes of diarrhea in kittens, Little S, (ed), August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7, Orlando, FL. 1-22.
Research Focus
Small Animal Gastroenterology. 1) Assessment and management of canine dysphagia (swallowing disorders). 2) Diagnosis and management of chronic enteropathies (intestinal disorders) in dogs and cats.
Specialty Focus
Small Animal Gastroenterology. Emphasis on 1) dysphagia (swallowing disorders) and esophageal disease. 2) Chronic enteropathies (intestinal disorders) of dogs and cats with emphasis on infectious enteropathies.