The mission of the Kelly Santangelo research team is to enhance healthspan throughout lifespan by aiding and abetting functional, independent, and/or pain-free mobility.
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Enhance healthspan throughout lifespan by aiding and abetting functional, independent, and/or pain-free mobility.
Improve the diagnostic quality (accuracy, sensitivity, specificity and positive/negative predictive values) of antemortem testing for feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), while maintaining low cost, minimally invasive and clinically applicable qualities.
Systemic administration of a pharmacologic iron chelator reduces cartilage lesion development in the Dunkin-Hartley model of primary osteoarthritis.
Burton LH, Afzali MF, Radakovich LB, Campbell MA, Culver LA, Olver CS, Santangelo KS.
Free Radic Biol Med. 2021 Dec 16;179:47-58. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2021.12.257. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34923104
Plasma and joint tissue pharmacokinetics of two doses of oral cannabidiol oil in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus).
Spittler AP, Helbling JE, McGrath S, Gustafson DL, Santangelo KS, Sadar MJ.
J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2021 Nov;44(6):967-974. doi: 10.1111/jvp.13026. Epub 2021 Oct 17. PMID: 34658021
Age- and sex-associated differences in hematology and biochemistry parameters of Dunkin Hartley guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus).
Spittler AP, Afzali MF, Bork SB, Burton LH, Radakovich LB, Seebart CA, Moore AR, Santangelo KS.
PLoS One. 2021 Jul 9;16(7):e0253794. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253794. eCollection 2021. PMID: 34242236
Evaluation of electroacupuncture for symptom modification in a rodent model of spontaneous osteoarthritis.
Spittler AP, Afzali MF, Martinez RB, Culver LA, Leavell SE, Timkovich AE, Sanford JL, Story MR, Santangelo KS.
Acupunct Med. 2021 Dec;39(6):700-707. doi: 10.1177/09645284211020755. Epub 2021 Jun 9. PMID: 34105396
Multiplex fluorescent immunocytochemistry for the diagnosis of feline infectious peritonitis: Determining optimal storage conditions.
Vet Clin Pathol. 2020 Dec;49(4):640-645. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12912. Epub 2021 Jan 5. PMID: 33403708
Lab Principal Investigator [PI]
Research Scientist II
Comparative Medicine Resident
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistant
DVM Student Researcher
news and updates
Ariel Timkovich became a 2021 – 2022 VPR research fellow after presenting her research during the 3 Minute Challenge.
Researchers of the Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging believe they have found an animal model that will help them better understand musculoskeletal decline and find ways to curtail the symptoms.
Members of the Santangelo Research Group won ORS 2020 awards, including Mary Afzali for a New Investigator Recognition Award (NIRA), and Lindsey Burton as a Preclinical Models poster winner.
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