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Andrew Allen Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology

Research Area(s)

  • Clinically oriented and diagnostic anatomic pathology

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, University of Saskatchewan, 1987
  • MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan, 1992
  • PhD, University of Saskatchewan, 1997 



Research Interests

Dr. Allen's research focuses on clinically oriented and diagnostic anatomic pathology. He uses gross postmortem examinations, histopathology, ancillary diagnostic tests, fundamental epidemiological techniques, and experiments to investigate naturally occurring diseases of domestic animals. He has been investigating congenital hypothyroidism of foals for many years.

Publications

* Indicates the lead or main or corresponding author.
Names in bold indicate Andrew Allen as well as any undergraduate student or any graduate student being supervised and serving as a collaborator / coauthor

Accepted

T.T. Smyth, A.L. Allen, J.L. Carmalt*, 2019. Progressive Age-Related Histologic Changes in the Articular Cartilage and Disc of the Equine Temporomandibular Joint.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, accepted June 14, 2019.

K. Carmalt, D.G. Wilson, A.L. Allen, J.L Carmalt.  Attempts to Prevent the Rotation of the Distal Phalanx Relative to the Hoof Wall in Acute Laminitis: A Novel Technique.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, accepted April 1, 2019.

Published

J.N.C. Verhoef, A.L. Allen, J.C.S. Harding, A.N. Al-Dissi*, 2018.  Metallothionein Expression in Horses with Chronic Liver Disease and Its Correlation with Ki-67 Immunoreactivity.  Veterinary Pathology, 55, 703-710.

J.L. Carmalt*, S. Mortazavi, R.C. McOnie, A.L. Allen, S. Unniappan, 2018. Profiles of Pro-Opiomelanocortin and Encoded Peptides and Their Processing Enzymes in Equine Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction. PLOS ONE, 13, e0190796, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190796 (11 pages).

J.L. Carmalt*, C.L. Waldner, A.L. Allen, 2017.  Equine Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction: An International Survey of Veterinarians’ Approach to Diagnosis, Management and Estimated Prevalence. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 81, 261-269.

T.T. Smyth, A.L. Allen, J.L. Carmalt*, 2017.  Clinically Significant, Non-Traumatic Degenerative Joint Disease of the Temporomandibular Joints in a Horse.  Equine Veterinary Education, 29, 72-77.

C.R. Davis*, B.A. Valentine, E Gordon, S.P. McDonough, P.A. Schaffer, A.L. Allen, P Pesavento, 2016.  Neoplasia in 125 North American Donkeys (Equus asinus):  Literature Review and a Survey of Five Veterinary Schools in the United States and Canada.  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 28, 662-670.

E. Tourigny*, R. Thomas, E. Guiry, R. Earp, A. Allen, J.L. Rothenburger, D. Lawler, M. Nussbaumer, 2016.  An Osteobiography of a 19th-Century Dog from Toronto, Canada.  International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 26, 818-829.

S. Sridharan, A.L. Allen, B. Kidney, A.N. Al-Dissi*, 2015.  Metallothionein Expression in Dogs with Chronic Hepatitis and its Correlation with Hepatic Fibrosis, Inflammation and Ki-67 Expression.  Veterinary Pathology, 52, 1127-1133.

K.L. Lohmann, A.L. Allen*, 2015Chronic Active Interstitial Pancreatitis as a Cause of Transverse Colonic Obstruction and Colic in a Horse.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 1177-1180.

L.A. Gyan, C.D. Paetsch, M.D. Jelinski, A.L. Allen*, 2015. The Lesions of Toe Tip Necrosis in Southern Alberta Feedlot Cattle Provide Insight into the Pathogenesis of the Disease.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 1134-1139.

L.S. Sandmeyer*, V. Vujanovic, L. Petrie, J.R. Campbell, B.S. Bauer, A.L. Allen, B.H. Grahn, 2015.  Optic Neuropathy in a Herd of Beef Cattle in Alberta Associated with Consumption of Moldy Corn.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 249-256.

F. Sampieri*, A.L. Allen, J. Alcorn, C.R. Clark, F.A. Vannucci, N. Pusterla, S.M. Mapes, K.R. Ball, P.M. Dowling, J. Thompson, L.R. Bernstein, C.J. Gebhart, D.L. Hamilton, 2014.  Efficacy of Gallium Maltolate against Lawsonia intracellularis Infection in a Rabbit Model.  Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics,37, 571-578.

F. Sampieri*, J. Alcorn, A.L. Allen, C.R. Clark, F.A. Vannucci, N. Pusterla, S. Mapes, K.R. Ball, P.M. Dowling, J. Thompson, L.R. Bernstein, C.J. Gebhart, and D.L. Hamilton, 2014.  Pharmacokinetics of Gallium Maltolate in Lawsonia intracellularis-Infected and Uninfected Rabbits.  Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 37, 486-499.

T. SmythA.L. Allen, J.L. Carmalt*.  The Equine Temporomandibular Joint: A Case of Clinically Significant, Non-Traumatic Degenerative Joint Disease.  Equine Veterinary Education, accepted March 15, 2015; published online June 2015.

A.L. Allen, 2014.  Congenital Hypothyroidism in Horses:  Looking Back and Looking Ahead.  (Invited Clinical Commentary)  Equine Veterinary Education, 26, 190–193.

S. SridharanA.L. Allen, B. Kidney, A.N. Al-Dissi*, 2015.  Metallothionein Expression in Dogs with Chronic Hepatitis and its Correlation with Hepatic Fibrosis, Inflammation and Ki-67 Expression.  Veterinary Pathology, 52, 1127-1133.

K.L. Lohmann, A.L. Allen*, 2015.  Chronic Active Interstitial Pancreatitis as a Cause of Transverse Colonic Obstruction and Colic in a Horse.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 1177-1180.

L.A. Gyan, C.D. Paetsch, M.D. Jelinski, A.L. Allen*, 2015. The Lesions of Toe Tip Necrosis in Southern Alberta Feedlot Cattle Provide Insight into the Pathogenesis of the Disease.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 1134-1139.

L.S. Sandmeyer*, V. Vujanovic, L. Petrie, J.R. Campbell, B.S. Bauer, A.L. Allen, B.H. Grahn, 2015.  Optic Neuropathy in a Herd of Beef Cattle in Alberta Associated with Consumption of Moldy Corn.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56, 249-256.

F. Sampieri*, A.L. Allen, J. Alcorn, C.R. Clark, F.A. Vannucci, N. Pusterla, S.M. Mapes, K.R. Ball, P.M. Dowling, J. Thompson, L.R. Bernstein, C.J. Gebhart, D.L. Hamilton, 2014.  Efficacy of Gallium Maltolate Against Lawsonia intracellularis Infection in a Rabbit Model.  Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 37, 571-578.

F. Sampieri*, J. Alcorn, A.L. Allen, C.R. Clark, F.A. Vannucci, N. Pusterla, S. Mapes, K.R. Ball, P.M. Dowling, J. Thompson, L.R. Bernstein, C.J. Gebhart, and D.L. Hamilton, 2014.  Pharmacokinetics of Gallium Maltolate in Lawsonia intracellularis-Infected and Uninfected Rabbits.  Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 37, 486-499.

A.L. Allen, 2014.  Congenital Hypothyroidism in Horses:  Looking Back and Looking Ahead.  (Invited Clinical Commentary)  Equine Veterinary Education, 26, 190–193.