Clinical Interests 

* Medical Oncologyfocus on leukemias and lymphomas in dogs and cats 

* Clinical trails evaluating novel antitumor strategies in client-owned pets 

Research Interests 

* Novel diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for cancer diagnosis and management 

* Telomeres and telomerase 

* Immunosuppression in cancer patients 

* Molecular markers of cancer in dogs, cats, and exotic species 

* Positron Emission Tomography and novel PET tracer development for cancer imaging 

Articles

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PET and SPECT Imaging in Veterinary Medicine (with K Peremans), Seminars in Nuclear Medicine (2014)

Veterinarians have gained increasing access to positron emission tomography (PET and PET/CT) imaging facilities, allowing...

 

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INVITED REVIEW-OFF-SITE PET IMAGING PROGRAMS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES (with F Morandi), Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound (2013)

Veterinarians are gaining interest in and access to Position Emission Tomography (PET and PET/CT) imaging...

 

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Evaluation of CT-based lean-body SUV (with James J. Hamill, John J. Sunderland, Cheryl J. Kojima, Jonathan Wall, and Emily B. Martin), Medical Physics (2013)

Purpose: The authors introduce a novel method for defining standardized uptake values (SUVs) in PET/CT...

 

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Radiotherapy-induced myelosuppression in dogs: 103 cases (2002-2006) (with T Clermont; William H. Adams; Casey J. LeBlanc; and Joe Bartges DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN), Veterinary and Comparative Oncology (2011)

Definitive radiotherapy refers to delivery of large doses, typically 48-62 Gray, of ionizing radiation over...

 

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Evaluation of peripheral blood neutrophil function in tumor-bearing dogs (with Casey LeBlanc; M M. Jones; Joe Bartges DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN; and Stephen A. Kania), Veterinary Clinical Pathology/ American Society for Clinical Pathology (2010)

BACKGROUND: Peripheral blood neutrophils of untreated human cancer patients have been shown to have normal,...

 

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Synthesis of novel near-infrared (NIR) cyanine dyes (with M P. Quinn, S A. Lewis, R Debastani, L A. Lewis, T L. Nichols, and G W. Kabalka), Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society (2011)
 

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Launching a Novel Preclinical Infrastructure: Comparative Oncology Trials Consortium Directed Therapeutic Targeting of TNF╬▒ to Cancer Vasculature (with Melissa C. Paoloni, Anita Tandle, Christina Mazcko, Engy Hanna, Stefan Kachala, Shelley Newman, David Vail, Carolyn Henry, Douglass Thamm, Karin Sorenmo, Amin Hajitou, Renata Pasqualini, Wadih Arap, Chand Khanna, and Steven K. Libutti), Public Health Resources (2009)

Background: Under the direction and sponsorship of the National Cancer Institute, we report on the...