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Marion L. Jackson Professor Emerita, Department of Veterinary Pathology

Research Area(s)

  • Veterinary clinical pathology, feline leukemia virus infection and retroviral oncogenesis

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, University of Guelph
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  • MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan
  • PhD, University of Saskatchewan
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Research Interests

Dr. Jackson's research interests include applied studies in veterinary clinical pathology, molecular aspects of feline leukemia virus infection, and retroviral oncogenesis. For recent publications, see Department publication listings. 


MD Meachem, ER Snead, BA Kidney, ML Jackson, R Dickinson, V Larson, E Simko.  A comparative proteomic study of plasma in feline pancreatitis and pancreatic carcinoma using 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis for the identification of diagnostic biomarkers: a pilot study.  Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research July 2015, 79(3):184-189 (6)

LI Munasinghe, BA Kidney, V. MacDonald-Dickinson, VS Larson, ML Jackson, NF Fernandez.  Evaluation of lymph node aspirates at diagnosis and relapse in dogs with high-grade multicentric lymphoma and comparison with survival time.  Veterinary Clinical Pathology June 2015, 44(2):310-319.

K.M. Pattullo, T. Epp, B.A. Kidney, S.M. Taylor, and M.L. Jackson, 2015. Reticulocytosis in nonanemic dogs: increasing prevalence and potential etiologies. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 44 (1):26-36.

C. Murray, D.M. Veira, A. Nadalin, D.M. Haines, M.L. Jackson, D.L. Pearl, and K.E. Leslie, 2015.  The effect of dystocia on physiological and behavioral characteristics related to vitality and passive transfer of immunoglobulins in newborn Holstein calves.  Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 79 (2):109-119.

S.W. Mills, K.M. Musil, J.L. Davies, S. Hendrick, C.G. Duncan, M.L. Jackson, B.A. Kidney, H. Philibert, B. Wobeser, and E. Simko, 2015.   Prognostic Value of Histologic Grading for Feline Mammary Carcinoma: A Retrospective Survival Analysis. Veterinary Pathology. 52 (2):238-249.

J. Ellis, C. Waldner, S. Gow, and M. Jackson, 2013.  Relationship between pulmonary lesions and arterial pO2 and lactate concentrations in calves experimentally infected with bovine respiratory syncytial virus.  Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 77: 205-210. (July 2013 issue)

B.K. Wobeser, J.E. Hill, M.L. Jackson, B.A. Kidney, M.N. Mayer, H.G.G. Townsend, A.L. Allen.  Localization of bovine papillomavirus in equine sarcoids and inflammatory skin conditions of horses using laser microdissection and two forms of DNA amplification.  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2012; 24(1):32-41.

V.M. Wong, B.A. Kidney, E.C.R. Snead, SL. Myers, and M.L. Jackson, 2011. Serum C-Reactive Protein Concentrations in Healthy Miniature Schnauzer Dogs.  Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 40 (3), 380-383.

Marion L. Jackson, 2010.  Leukocytes in Health and Disease, Chapter 193.  In S.J. Ettinger and E.C. Feldman (ed.), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 7th ed., Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, Missouri.

B.K. Wobeser, J.L. Davies, J.E. Hill, M.L. Jackson, B.A. Kidney, M.N. Mayer, H.G.G. Townsend, and A.L. Allen.  Epidemiology of Sarcoids in Horses in Western Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2010; 51:1103-1108.

A.M. Galezowski, E.C.R. Snead, B.A. Kidney, B.A., and M.L. Jackson, 2010.  C-Reactive Protein as a Prognostic Indicator in Dogs with Acute Abdomen Syndrome. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigations, 22, 395-401.

B.M.D. Nibblett, C. Waldner, S.M. Taylor, M.L. Jackson, L.MKnorr, E.C. Snead, 2010.  Hemotropic Mycoplasma Prevalence in Shelter and Client-Owned Cats in Saskatchewan and a Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) - Results from Two Independent Laboratories.  Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 74: 91-96.

M. Ravi, G.A. Wobeser, S.M. Taylor, M.L. Jackson, 2010.  Naturally Acquired Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection in Cats from Western Canada: Prevalence, Disease Associations and Survival Analysis.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51, 271-276

D.N. Thilakaratne, M.N. Mayer, V.S. MacDonald, M.L. Jackson, B.R. Trask, B.A. Kidney, 2010.  Clonality and Phenotyping of Canine Lymphomas Before Chemotherapy and During Remission Using PCR on Lymph Node Cytologic Smears and Peripheral Blood.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51, 79-84.