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Recent Publications and Awards


CVM’s Michael Nolan and Tracy Gieger are the recipients of this years NCSU CVM Feline Research Grant! This grant, with funding from our spectacular donors, helps our college continue to lead in the advancement of feline medicine and research.

Project title: Potential for a DNA damage response inhibitor (BAY1895344) as adjunct feline oral squamous cell carcinoma therapy.

Principal Investigator: Michael Nolan (NC State)
Co-Principal Investigator: Yvonne Mowery (Duke University)
Co-Investigator: Mark G. Papich (NC State)
Co-Investigator: Ivan Spasojevic (Duke University)

Project Title: Treatment of feline lymphocytic lymphoma/inflammatory bowel disease complex (FLL/IBD): A novel
approach for managing the cat who’s impossible to pill

Principal Investigator: Tracy Gieger
Co- Investigator: Jody Gookin
Co – Investigator: Michael Nolan


4.Randomized placebo-controlled trial of feline-origin Enterococcus hirae probiotic effects on preventative health and fecal microbiota composition of fostered shelter kittens.Gookin JL, Strong SJ, Bruno-Bárcena JM, Stauffer SH, Williams S, Wassack E, Azcarate-Peril MA, Estrada M, Seguin A, Balzer J, Davidson G.Front Vet Sci. 2022 Nov 17;9:923792. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.923792. eCollection 2022.PMID: 36467638 Free PMC article.
5.A bottom-up proteomics workflow for a system containing multiple organisms.Bai H, Collins LB, André MR, Breitschwerdt EB, Williams TI.Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2022 Nov 24:e9431. doi: 10.1002/rcm.9431. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36422865
6.Cytauxzoon felis in salivary glands of Amblyomma americanum.Yang TS, Reichard MV, Thomas JE, Miller LS, Marr HS, Karounos M, Bell AJ, Birkenheuer AJ.Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2023 Jan;14(1):102056. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2022.102056. Epub 2022 Oct 20.PMID: 36399958
7.Bilateral lysis of aortic saddle thrombus with early tissue plasminogen activator (BLASTT): a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study in feline acute aortic thromboembolism.Guillaumin J, DeFrancesco TC, Scansen BA, Quinn R, Whelan M, Hanel R, Goy-Thollot I, Bublot I, Robertson JB, Bonagura JD.J Feline Med Surg. 2022 Dec;24(12):e535-e545. doi: 10.1177/1098612X221135105. Epub 2022 Nov 9.PMID: 36350753
8.Vector-borne and other pathogens of potential relevance disseminated by relocated cats.Maggi RG, Halls V, Krämer F, Lappin M, Pennisi MG, Peregrine AS, Roura X, Schunack B, Scorza V, Tasker S, Baneth G, Bourdeau P, Bowman DD, Breitschwerdt EB, Capelli G, Cardoso L, Dantas-Torres F, Dobler G, Ferrer L, Gradoni L, Irwin P, Jongejan F, Kempf VAJ, Kohn B, Little S, Madder M, Maia C, Marcondes M, Miró G, Naucke T, Oliva G, Otranto D, Penzhorn BL, Pfeffer M, Sainz Á, Shin S, Solano-Gallego L, Straubinger RK, Traub R, Wright I.Parasit Vectors. 2022 Nov 8;15(1):415. doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05553-8.PMID: 36348395 Free PMC article. Review.
9.Shear wave elastography evaluation of cats with chronic kidney disease.Appleby RB, Vaden SL, Monteith G, Seiler GS.Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2022 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/vru.13184. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36324225
10.Disseminated T-cell lymphoma with non-epitheliotropic cutaneous involvement in a cat with erythematous patches and regenerative anemia.Robveille C, Kim MW, Stayt J, Sharp CR, Langner KFA.J Vet Diagn Invest. 2023 Jan;35(1):42-46. doi: 10.1177/10406387221133543. Epub 2022 Oct 31.PMID: 36317261
11.Identification of microbial taxa present in Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea) reveals widespread co-infection and associations with vector phylogeny.Manvell C, Berman H, Callahan B, Breitschwerdt E, Swain W, Ferris K, Maggi R, Lashnits E.Parasit Vectors. 2022 Oct 31;15(1):398. doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05487-1.PMID: 36316689 Free PMC article.
12.A Serodiagnostic IgM ELISA to Detect Acute Cytauxzoonosis.Kao YF, Spainhour R, Cowan SR, Nafe L, Birkenheuer A, Reichard MV, Miller CA.Pathogens. 2022 Oct 14;11(10):1183. doi: 10.3390/pathogens11101183.PMID: 36297239 Free PMC article.
13.ACVR and ECVDI consensus statement for the standardization of the abdominal ultrasound examination.Seiler GS, Cohen EB, d’Anjou MA, French J, Gaschen L, Knapp S, Salwei RM, Saunders HM.Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2022 Nov;63(6):661-674. doi: 10.1111/vru.13151. Epub 2022 Oct 3.PMID: 36189784
14.Prognostic value of lactate in cats presented in respiratory distress to the emergency room.Gilday C, Guieu L.Front Vet Sci. 2022 Sep 13;9:918029. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.918029. eCollection 2022.PMID: 36176706 Free PMC article.
15.Papillomaviral skin diseases of humans, dogs, cats and horses: A comparative review. Part 2: Pre-neoplastic and neoplastic diseases.Munday JS, Knight CG, Luff JA.Vet J. 2022 Oct;288:105898. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2022.105898. Epub 2022 Sep 21.PMID: 36152994 Review.
16.Papillomaviral skin diseases of humans, dogs, cats and horses: A comparative review. Part 1: Papillomavirus biology and hyperplastic lesions.Munday JS, Knight CG, Luff JA.Vet J. 2022 Oct;288:105897. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2022.105897. Epub 2022 Sep 20.PMID: 36150643 Review.
17.Cat scratch disease: What to do with the cat?Okrent Smolar AL, Breitschwerdt EB, Phillips PH, Newman NJ, Biousse V.Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2022 Sep 9;28:101702. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2022.101702. eCollection 2022 Dec.PMID: 36147775 Free PMC article.
18.Osteomyelitis associated with Bartonella henselae infection in a young cat.Hui J, Ryan KA, Rademacher N, Neupane P, Breitschwerdt EB.JFMS Open Rep. 2022 Sep 17;8(2):20551169221124910. doi: 10.1177/20551169221124910. eCollection 2022 Jul-Dec.PMID: 36132422 Free PMC article.
19.Exploring companion animal caretakers’ attitudes, perceptions and behavioural drivers of antimicrobial use within the social context of veterinary care.Frey E, Kedrowicz A, Hedgpeth MW.J Small Anim Pract. 2022 Dec;63(12):873-881. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13549. Epub 2022 Sep 9.PMID: 36084956
20.Gastrointestinal transit time is faster in Beagle dogs compared to cats.Tolbert MK, Telles NJ, Simon BT, Scallan EM, Price JM, Gould EN, Papich MG, Lidbury JA, Steiner JM, Kathrani A.J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Sep 5;260(S3):S8-S14. doi: 10.2460/javma.22.07.0287.PMID: 36044730
21.Platelet Priming and Activation in Naturally Occurring Thermal Burn Injuries and Wildfire Smoke Exposure Is Associated With Intracardiac Thrombosis and Spontaneous Echocardiographic Contrast in Feline Survivors.Tan AWK, Li RHL, Ueda Y, Stern JA, Hussain M, Haginoya S, Sharpe AN, Gunther-Harrington CT, Epstein SE, Nguyen N.Front Vet Sci. 2022 Jul 14;9:892377. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.892377. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35909698 Free PMC article.
22.2022 Update of the Consensus on the Rational Use of Antithrombotics and Thrombolytics in Veterinary Critical Care (CURATIVE) Domain 6: Defining rational use of thrombolytics.Sharp CR, Blais MC, Boyd CJ, Brainard BM, Chan DL, de Laforcade A, Goggs R, Guillaumin J, Lynch A, Mays E, McBride D, Rosati T, Rozanski EA.J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2022 Jul;32(4):446-470. doi: 10.1111/vec.13227.PMID: 35881647 Free PMC article.
23.Googling for a veterinary diagnosis: A replication study using Google as a diagnostic aid.Allen EC, Alpi KM, Schaaf GW, Marks SL.J Vet Intern Med. 2022 Jul;36(4):1466-1470. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16484. Epub 2022 Jul 11.PMID: 35815912 Free PMC article.
24.A novel mutation of the CLCN1 gene in a cat with myotonia congenita: Diagnosis and treatment.Woelfel C, Meurs K, Friedenberg S, DeBruyne N, Olby NJ.J Vet Intern Med. 2022 Jul;36(4):1454-1459. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16471. Epub 2022 Jul 11.PMID: 35815860 Free PMC article.
25.Acute nephrotic-range glomerular proteinuria following ibuprofen intoxication in two cats.Herrero Y, Iannucci C, Schreiber N, Hansen BD, Vigani A.JFMS Open Rep. 2022 Jun 21;8(1):20551169221104551. doi: 10.1177/20551169221104551. eCollection 2022 Jan-Jun.PMID: 35756855 Free PMC article.
26.Pharmacokinetics of maropitant citrate in Rhode Island Red chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) following subcutaneous administration.Mones AB, Petritz OA, Knych HK, Sadar MJ, Thomson AE, Guzman DS.J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2022 Sep;45(5):495-500. doi: 10.1111/jvp.13082. Epub 2022 Jun 23.PMID: 35734891 Free PMC article.
27.Long-term follow up of 44 cats undergoing total hip replacement: Cases from a feline hip registry (2010-2020).Rodiño Tilve V, Allaith S, Girling S, Moores AP, Mulholland L, Morrison S, Onyett J, Maddox TW, Lascelles BDX, Langley-Hobbs S, Comerford E.Vet Surg. 2022 Jul;51(5):763-771. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13822. Epub 2022 Jun 1.PMID: 35642440
28.Case Report: Successful Reperfusion of Pulmonary Thromboembolism Using tPA in a Cat.Sutton B, Long Mays E, McLaughlin C.Front Vet Sci. 2022 Apr 20;9:851106. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.851106. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35518636 Free PMC article.
29.2022 Update of the Consensus on the Rational Use of Antithrombotics and Thrombolytics in Veterinary Critical Care (CURATIVE) Domain 1- Defining populations at risk.deLaforcade A, Bacek L, Blais MC, Boyd C, Brainard BM, Chan DL, Cortellini S, Goggs R, Hoareau GL, Koenigshof A, Li R, Lynch A, Ralph A, Rozanski E, Sharp CR.J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2022 May;32(3):289-314. doi: 10.1111/vec.13204. Epub 2022 May 2.PMID: 35499966 Free PMC article.
30.Caudal and middle segmental mandibulectomies for the treatment of unilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis in cats.Villamizar-Martinez LA, Ferro DG, Carvalho VG, Ferreira J, Reiter AM.JFMS Open Rep. 2022 Mar 31;8(1):20551169221086438. doi: 10.1177/20551169221086438. eCollection 2022 Jan-Jun.PMID: 35386208 Free PMC article.
31.Impact of gastrointestinal differences in veterinary species on the oral drug solubility, in vivo dissolution, and formulation of veterinary therapeutics.Martinez MN, Papich MG, Fahmy R.ADMET DMPK. 2022 Feb 14;10(1):1-25. doi: 10.5599/admet.1140. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35360673 Free PMC article.
32.Oropharyngeal Shedding of Gammaherpesvirus DNA by Cats, and Natural Infection of Salivary Epithelium.Rose EC, Tse TY, Oates AW, Jackson K, Pfeiffer S, Donahoe SL, Setyo L, Barrs VR, Beatty JA, Pesavento PA.Viruses. 2022 Mar 9;14(3):566. doi: 10.3390/v14030566.PMID: 35336972 Free PMC article.
33.2022 AAHA Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats.Gruen ME, Lascelles BDX, Colleran E, Gottlieb A, Johnson J, Lotsikas P, Marcellin-Little D, Wright B.J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2022 Mar 1;58(2):55-76. doi: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-7292.PMID: 35195712
34.Using Proteomic Approaches to Unravel the Response of Ctenocephalides felis felis to Blood Feeding and Infection With Bartonella henselae.André MR, Neupane P, Lappin M, Herrin B, Smith V, Williams TI, Collins L, Bai H, Jorge GL, Balbuena TS, Bradley J, Maggi RG, Breitschwerdt EB.Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2022 Jan 28;12:828082. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2022.828082. eCollection 2022.PMID: 35155282 Free PMC article.
35.Ambulatory electrocardiography, heart rate variability, and pharmacologic stress testing in cats with subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.Walker AL, Ueda Y, Crofton AE, Harris SP, Stern JA.Sci Rep. 2022 Feb 4;12(1):1963. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-05999-x.PMID: 35121794 Free PMC article.
36.Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features of lymphoma involving the nervous system in cats.Durand A, Keenihan E, Schweizer D, Maiolini A, Guevar J, Oevermann A, Gutierrez-Quintana R.J Vet Intern Med. 2022 Mar;36(2):679-693. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16350. Epub 2022 Jan 20.PMID: 35048412 Free PMC article.
37.Pharmacokinetics of pimobendan following oral administration to New Zealand White rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus).Ozawa SM, Guzman DS, Hawkins MG, Diao SM, Masri AE, Gunther-Harrington CT, Knych HK.Am J Vet Res. 2022 Jan 12;83(4):356-363. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.21.03.0032.PMID: 35038306
38.Development of an ultrasound-guided transgluteal injection of the pudendal nerve in cats: a cadaveric study.Briley JD, Keenihan EK, Mathews KG, Chiavaccini L.Vet Anaesth Analg. 2022 Mar;49(2):189-196. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2021.11.004. Epub 2021 Nov 30.PMID: 35000841
39.Prospective serological and molecular cross-sectional study focusing on Bartonella and other blood-borne organisms in cats from Catalonia (Spain).Álvarez-Fernández A, Maggi R, Martín-Valls GE, Baxarias M, Breitschwerdt EB, Solano-Gallego L.Parasit Vectors. 2022 Jan 4;15(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-05105-6.PMID: 34983610 Free PMC article.
40.Dilated cardiomyopathy in cats: survey of veterinary cardiologists and retrospective evaluation of a possible association with diet.Karp SI, Freeman LM, Rush JE, Arsenault WG, Cunningham SM, DeFrancesco TC, Karlin ET, Laste NJ, Lefbom BK, Plante C, Rodriguez KT, Tyrrell WD, Yang VK.J Vet Cardiol. 2022 Feb;39:22-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jvc.2021.11.002. Epub 2021 Nov 20.PMID: 34963075
41.Evaluation of gastrointestinal transit times and pH in healthy cats using a continuous pH monitoring system.Telles NJ, Simon BT, Scallan EM, Gould EN, Papich MG, He Y, Lee MT, Lidbury JA, Steiner JM, Kathrani A, Katherine Tolbert M.J Feline Med Surg. 2022 Oct;24(10):954-961. doi: 10.1177/1098612X211062096. Epub 2021 Dec 8.PMID: 34878315
42.Diagnostic Imaging of Oral and Maxillofacial Anatomy and Pathology.Villamizar-Martinez LA, Tsugawa AJ.Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2022 Jan;52(1):67-105. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2021.08.003.PMID: 34838256 Review.
43.Evaluation of a nutritional supplement for the alleviation of pain associated with feline degenerative joint disease: a prospective, randomized, stratified, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.Cunningham R, Gruen ME, Thomson A, Lascelles BDX.J Feline Med Surg. 2022 Oct;24(10):962-974. doi: 10.1177/1098612X211053484. Epub 2021 Nov 1.PMID: 34719996
44.Direct injection of Amblyomma americanum ticks with Cytauxzoon felis.Yang TS, Reichard MV, Marr HS, Cohn LA, Nafe L, Whitehurst N, Birkenheuer AJ.Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2022 Jan;13(1):101847. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2021.101847. Epub 2021 Oct 10.PMID: 34673404
45.Refinement of the Feline Musculoskeletal Pain Index (FMPI) and development of the short-form FMPI.Enomoto M, Lascelles BDX, Robertson JB, Gruen ME.J Feline Med Surg. 2022 Feb;24(2):142-151. doi: 10.1177/1098612X211011984. Epub 2021 May 18.PMID: 34002643