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Contact Information.

Natasha Olby Vet MB,PhD, MRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Phone: 919-513-8286

Kim Williams
Spinal Cord Injury Program Coordinator
Phone: 919-513-7235

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Presentations and Publications

The names of program members are underlined

Muguet-Chanoit AC, Olby NJ, Lim J-H, Gallagher R, Niman Z, Dillard S, Campbell J, Early P, Mariani C, Munana KR, Freeman C, Platt SR, Kent M, Giovenella C, Longshore R. The cutaneous trunci muscle reflex: a predictor of recovery in dogs with acute thoracolumbar myelopathies. Vet Surg. 2011 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Muguet-Chanoit AC, Olby NJ, Babb K, Lim J-H, Gallagher R, Niman Z, Dillard S, Campbell J, The sensory field and repeatability of the cutaneous trunci muscle reflex in the dog. Vet Surg 2011; 40: 781–785

Olby N. The pathogenesis and treatment of acute spinal cord injuries in dogs. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2010;40(5):791-80.

Olby NJ, Mackillop E, Cerda-Gonzalez S, Moore S, Munana KR, Grafinger M, Osborne JA, Vaden S. Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs Following Surgery for Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disc Extrusion. J Vet Int Med. 2010;24:1106-11.

Lim, J-H, Mariani CL, Piedrahita JA, Olby NJ. Generation and characterization of neurospheres from canine adipose tissue-derived stromal cells Cellular Reprogram. 2010;12(4):417-25.

Olby NJ, Smith DT, Humphrey J, Spinapolice K, Parke N, Mehta PM, Dise D, Papich M. Pharmacokinetics of 4-Aminopyridine Derivatives in Dogs. J Vet Pharm Ther. 2009;32:485-491.

Kube S, Olby NJ. Management of acute spinal cord injuries. Comp Cont Ed Vet Med. 2008;30:496-504.

Olby, N.J. Harris, T., Burr, J., Muñana, K.R., Sharp, N.J.H. & Keene, B. Recovery of pelvic limb function in dogs following acute intervertebral disc herniations J Neurotrauma 2004;21:49-59.

Olby, N.J., Harris T., Muñana, K., Skeen, T., & Sharp, N.J.H. Long term functional outcome of dogs with severe thoracolumbar spinal cord injuries. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2003; 222:762-769.

Olby NJ, DeRisio L, Muñana K, Wosar M, Skeen T, Sharp NJH, Keene BW. Development of a functional scoring system in dogs with acute spinal cord injuries. Am J Vet Res 2001;62:1624-1628.

Olby NJ, Munaña KR, Sharp NJH, Thrall DG. The computed tomographic appearance of acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disc herniations. Vet Rad US. 2000;41,396-402.