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Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people

Rory Todhunter

Rory J. Todhunter
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C3 185 VMC, Box 32
Ithaca, NY 14853

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Selected Publications

Krotscheck U, Todhunter RJ, Nelson SA, Sutter NB, Mohammed HO. Precision and Accuracy of Ground Reaction Force Normalization in a Heterogeneous Population of Dogs. Vet Surg 2014 Epub ahead of print. PubMed abstract

Boyko AR, Brooks SA, Behan-Braman A, Castelhano M, Corey E, Oliveira KC, Swinburne JE, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Ainsworth DM, Robinson NE.  Genomic analysis establishes correlation between growth and laryngeal neuropathy in Thoroughbreds. Genomics 15(1):259, 2014. PubMed abstract

Krotscheck U, Böttcher P, Thompson MS, Todhunter RJ, Mohammed HO. Cubital subchondral joint space width and CT Osteoabsorptiometry in dogs with and without fragmented medial coronoid process. Vet Surg 43(3):330-338, 2014. PubMed abstract

Krotscheck U, Kalafut S, Meloni G, Thompson MS, Todhunter RJ, Mohammed HO, van der Meulen MC. Effect of ulnar ostectomy on intra-articular pressure mapping of the congruent and incongruent canine elbow ex vivo. Vet Surg 43(3):339-346, 2014. PubMed abstract

Duan F, Ogden DM, Xu L, Liu K, Lust G, Sandler J, Dykes NL, Zhu L, Zhang Z, Todhunter RJ: Principal component analysis illustrates separate and related phenotypes for canine hip dysplasia and improves statistical power for association mapping. J Applied Statistics 40(2):235-251, 2013.

Nelson SA, Krotscheck U, Rawlinson J, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Mohammed H. Long-term functional outcome of tibial plateau osteotomy versus extracapsular repair in a heterogeneous population of dogs. Vet Surg 42(1):38-50, 2013. PubMed abstract

Hou Y, Wang Y, Lu X, Zhang X, Zhao Q, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z. Monitoring Hip and Elbow Dysplasia Achieved Modest Genetic Improvements of 74 Dog Breeds over 40 Years in USA. PLoS One 8(10):e76390, 2013. PubMed abstract

Fitzpatrick CL, Krotscheck U, Thompson MS, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z. Evaluation of tibial torsion in Yorkshire Terriers with and without medial patellar luxation. Vet Surg 41(8):966-972, 2012. PubMed abstract

Hirshenson M, Krotscheck U, Thompson MS, Knapp-Hoch H, Jay A, Bliss S, Todhunter RJ, Mohammed H. Evaluation of complications and short-term outcome after unilateral or single-session bilateral tibial tuberosity advancement for cranial cruciate rupture in dogs. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol  25(5):402-409, 2012. PubMed abstract

Zhu L, Chen S, Jiang Z, Zhang Z, Harris S, Lust G, Jones P, Todhunter RJ: Identification of quantitative trait loci for canine hip dysplasia by two sequential linkage analyses. J Applied Statistics 2012; 39(8),1719-1731

Ogden DM, Scrivani PV, Dykes N, Lust G, Friedenberg SG, Todhunter RJ. The S-Measurement in the Diagnosis of Canine Hip Dysplasia. Vet Surg. 2011 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2011.00874.x. PubMed abstract

Friedenberg SG, Zhu L, Zhang Z, Foels WB, Schweitzer PA, Wang W, Fisher PJ, Dykes NL, Corey E, Vernier-Singer M, Jung SW, Sheng X, Hunter LS, McDonough SP, Lust G, Bliss SP, Krotscheck U, Gunn TM, Todhunter RJ. Evaluation of a fibrillin 2 gene haplotype associated with hip dysplasia and incipient osteoarthritis in dogs. Am J Vet Res. 2011 Apr;72(4):530-40. PubMed abstract

Guo G, Zhou Z, Wang Y, Zhang Z, Zhao K, Zhu L, Lust G, Castelhano M, Hunter L, Li J, Sandler J, Jones P, Harris S, Todhunter R: Canine hip dysplasia is predictable by genotyping. Osteoarth and Cartilage 19(4):420-429, 2011. PubMed abstract

Watts AE, Fubini SL, Todhunter RJ, Brooks ML: Comparison of plasma and peritoneal indices of fibrinolysis between foals and adult horses with and without colic. Am J Vet Res 72(11):1535-1540, 2011. PubMed abstract

Vanden Berg-Foels WS, Schwager SJ, Todhunter RJ, Reeves AP. Femoral head shape differences during development may identify hips at risk of degeneration. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011 Dec; 39(12): 2955-63. Epub 2011 Sep 10.  PubMed abstract

Vanden Berg-Foels WS, Schwager SJ, Todhunter RJ, Reeves AP. Femoral Head Bone
Mineral Density Patterns May Identify Hips at Risk of Degeneration. Ann Biomed
Sep 16, 2010. PubMed abstract

Zhou Z, Sheng X, Zhang Z, Zhao K, Zhu L, Guo G, Friedenberg SG, Hunter LS, Vandenberg-Foels WS, Hornbuckle WE, Krotscheck U, Corey E, Moise NS, Dykes NL, Li J, Xu S, Du L, Wang Y, Sandler J, Acland GM, Lust G, Todhunter RJ. Differential genetic regulation of canine hip dysplasia and osteoarthritis. PLos One. 2010 Oct 11;5(10):e13219. PubMed abstract

Zhang Z, Ersoz E, Lai CQ, Todhunter RJ, Tiwari HK, Gore MA, Bradbury PJ, Yu J,
Arnett DK, Ordovas JM, Buckler ES. Mixed linear model approach adapted for
genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 42(4):355-60, 2010.  PubMed abstract

Hou Y, Wang Y, Lust G, Zhu L, Zhang Z, Todhunter RJ. Retrospective analysis
for genetic improvement of hip joints of cohort labrador retrievers in the United
States: 1970-2007. PLoS One. 5(2):e9410, Feb 24, 2010. PubMed abstract