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Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research

Publications Resulting from Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research 2011-2015


Antibody and cellular immune responses of naïve mares to repeated vaccination with an inactivated equine herpesvirus vaccine. (2015)

Wagner B, Goodman LB, Babasyan S, Freer H, Torsteinsdottir S, Svansson V, Bjornsdottir S,
Perkins GA

The common equine class I molecule Eqca-1*00101 (ELA-A3.1) is characterized by narrow peptide binding and T cell epitope repertoires. (2015)

Bergmann T, Moore C, Sidne J, Miller D, Tallmadge R, Harman RM, Oseroff C, Wriston A, Shabanowitz J, Hunt DF, Osterrieder N, Peters B, Antzak DF, Sette A (2015)

Characterization of nonprimate hepacivirus and construction of a functional molecular clone
K. H. Scheel, Amit Kapoor, Eiko Nishiuchi, Kenny V. Brock, Yingpu Yu, Linda Andrus, Meigang Gu, Randall W. Renshaw, Edward J. Dubovi, Sean P. McDonough, Gerlinde R. Van de Walle, W. Ian Lipkin,Thomas J. Divers, Bud C. Tennant, and Charles M. Rice (2015)

Stokol T, Yeo WM, Burnett D, DeAngelis N, Huang T, Osterrieder N, Catalfmo J
(2015) Equid herpesvirus type 1 activates platelets through tissue factor-triggered thrombin generation. PloS ONE. 10(4):e0122640. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122640.

Joint-dependent response to impact and implications for post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2015Novakofski KD, Berg LC, Bronzini I, Bonnevie ED, Poland SG, Bonassar LJ, Fortier LA. (2015)

Maternal T-lymphocytes in equine colostrum express a primarily inflammatory phenotype
Perkins G, Goodman L, Wimer C, Freer H, Babasyan S, Wagner B (2014)

Increasing Platelet Concentrations in Leukocyte-Reduced Platelet-Rich Plasma
Boswell, SG, Schnabel LV, Mohammed, HO, Sundman EA, Minas T, Fortier LA.  (2014)

The anti-inflammatory and Inflammatory and matrix Restorative Mechanisms of
Platelet-Rich Plasma in Osteoarthritis
Sundman EA, Cole BJ, Karas V, Della Valle CJ, Tetreault MW, Fortier LA.
J Bone Joint Surg 2014;

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

Ultrasound features of arytenoid chondritis in Thoroughbred horses.
Garrett KS, Embertson RM, Woodie JB, Cheetham J. (2014)

Computed Tomography-Guided Tissue Engineering of Upper Airway Cartilage
Brown Bryan N., Siebenlist Nicholas J., Cheetham Jonathan, Ducharme Norm G., Rawlinson Jeremy J. and Bonassar Lawrence J. (2014)

Regenerative Medicine Approach to Reconstruction of the Equine Upper Airway
Grevemeyer B, Bogdanovic L, Canton S, St. Jean G, Cercone M, Ducharme N, Brown B. (2014)

Effects of Clopidogrel on Horses with Experimentally Induced Endotoxemia
Watts AE, Ness SL, Divers TJ, Fubini SL, Frye AH, Stokol T, Cummings KJ, Brooks MB. Am J Vet Res. 2014 Aug;75(8):760-9

Antibodies to OspC, OspF and C6 antigens as Indicators for Infection with Borrelia Burgdorferi in Horses. Wagner B, Goodman LB, Rollins A, Freer HS  (2014)

Identification of cartilage injury using quantitative multiphoton microscopy. Osteoarthritis  Cartilage. 2014; 22(2):355-362
Novakofski KD, Williams RM, Fortier LA*, Mohammed HO, Zipfel WR, Bonassar LJ
. (2014)


Preovulatory Progestagen Treatment in Mares Fails to Delay Ovulation
Canisso IF, Gallacher K, Gilbert MA, Korn A, Schweizer CM, Bedford-Guaus SJ, Gilbert RO

Genomic Analysis Establishes Correlation between Growth and Laryngeal Ceuropathy in Thoroughbreds
Boyko AR, Brooks SA, Behan AL, Castelhano M, Corey E, Oliveira KC, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Ainsworth DM, Robinson NE (2013)

Identification of the Optimal Biologic to Enhance Endogenous Stem Cell Recruitment
Homes H, Wilson B, Silverberg J, Goerger J, Fortier L (2013)

Development of an Equine Model of Talocrural Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis
Delco M, Bonassar L, kennedy K, Tuan R, alexander P, Foriter L (2013)

Response of Cartilage Impact Between Multiple Joints and Implications for the Development of PostTtraumatic Osteoarthritis
Novakofski K, Berg L, Bronzini L, Fortier L

Chondrocyte Death Quantified using FDA-Approved Fluorescein is Increased Near Matrix Cracks Resulting from Traumatic Injury
Novakofski K, Williams R, Bonassar L, Fortier L (2013)   

Genomic  Analysis Establishes Correlation between Growth and Laryngeal Neuropathy in Thoroughbreds
Boyko AR, Brooks SA, Behan AL, Castelhano M, Corey E, Oliveira KC, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Ainsworth DM, Robinson NE  (2013)

GWAS  identification of loci for susceptibility to recurrent laryngealneuropathy in the    
Thoroughbred horse.  International Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, January 12,      
2013, San Diego, CA. (oral abstract).
Brooks SA, Boyko A, Robinson NE, Ainsworth DM, Todhunter RJ, Zhang Z, Behan A, Corey E

Effects of Clopidogrel on the Platelet Activation Response in Horses
Brooks MB, Divers TJ, Watts AE, Ness SL, Frye AH, Stokol T, Fubini SL (2013)                 


Acquisitionof a novel eleven amino acid insertion directly N-terminal to a tetrabasic cleavage site confers intracellular clevage of an H7N7 influenza virus hemagglutinin
Hammilton B, Sun X, Chung C, Whittaker G.

A preliminary answer to the question of whether cribbing causes salivary secretion
Houpt K. (2012)

Motivation for cirbbing by horses
Houpt K. (2012)


Biomechanical characterisation of equine laryngeal cartilage. Passman SN, Cheetham J, Bonassar LJ, Ducharme NG, Rawlinson JJ. 2011

Characterization of in vitro endothelial linings grown within microfluidic channels
. Esch M, Post DJ, Shuler ML, Stokol T. 2011

Effects of environmental factors on cribbing activity by horses
Whisher L, Raum M, Pina L, Perez L, Erb H, Houpt C, Houpt K. 2011

Equine herpesvirus type-1 modulates CCL2, CCL3, CCL5, CXCL9, and CXCL10 chemokine expression Wimer C, Damiani A, Osterrider N, Wagner B. 2011

Infection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells with neuropathogenic equine herpesvirus type-1 strain Ab4 reveals intact interferon-a induction and induces suppression of anti-inflammatory interleukin-10 responses in comparison to other viral strains Wagner B, Wimer C, Freer H, Osterrieder N, Erb H. 2011

Molecular cloning and characterization of phospholipase C zeta in equine sperm and testis reveals species-specific differences in expression of catalytically active protein. Bedford-Guaus SH, McPartlin LA, Xie J,Westmiller SL, Buffone MG,
Roberson, MS. 2011

Anti-inflammatory and matrix restorative mechanisms of platelet rich plasma in osteoarthritis
Sudman EA, Cole BJ, Karas V, Della Valle CJ, Fortier LA 2011