• Office
  • PAHL 3821
  • 54654
  • Lab:
  • PAHL 3820
  • 54740

Areas of Interest

Hemostasis/Hematology: canine von Willebrand disease, canine immune mediated hemolytic anemia, characterization of canine protein C, storage lesion in transfusion products, avian hemostasis, microRNA in canine lymphoma, applied hemostasis method validation.

Graduate Students

Karlee Craig, DVM, DVSc candidate (2nd year)

Former Students:

Astrid Oscos Snowball, DVM (UNAM, Mexico), DVSc. Storage lesions in canine platelet concentrates, 2016.

Stephan Tran, BSc, MBS. Effect of chemotherapeutic agents on the microRNA profile of a canine lymphoma cell line, 2016.

William Gow, BVM (Perth, Australia), DVSc. Thesis: Plasma micro RNA in canine lymphoma, 2015.

Valerie Wong, DVM, MVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP. Characterization of canine protein C, 2014.

Emmeline Tan, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVP - RBC Antigens in Canine Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia, 2010.

Research and Professional Staff

Tami Harvey
Nathalie Lemieux


DVM Program

VETM*3450 Principles of Disease in Veterinary Medicine (Measurement and Testing, Hematology and Cytology)
VETM*4490 Systems Pathology (Clinical Biochemistry)

Graduate Program

PABI*6030, 6040, 6041 Applied Clinical Pathology I, II, III
PABI*6300, 6320 Clinical Pathology I, II
PABI*6104 Mechanisms of Disease (Hemostasis and Thrombosis)


Selected Publications

  • Blois, S., Holowaychuk, M., & Wood, R. (2015). Evaluation of thromboelastography in two factor XII-deficient cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 1-4.
  • Ho, K. K., Abrams-Ogg, A. C., Wood, R., O'Sullivan, M. L., Kirby, G. M., Shauna L. Blois (2015). Assessment of platelet function in healthy sedated cats using three whole blood platelet function tests. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 27 (3), 352-360.
  • Gauthier, V., Holowaychuk, M., Wood, R., Bersenas, A., & Kerr, C. (2014). Effect of synthetic colloid administration on coagulation in dogs with systemic inflammation. J ournal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 29, 276-285.
  • Wong, V. M., Bienzle, D., Hayes, A., Taylor, P., & Wood, R. (2014). Purification of protein C from canine plasma. BMC Veterinary Research, 10, 251.
  • Gauthier, V., Holowaychuk, M., Kerr, C., Bersenas, A., & Wood, R. (2014). Effect of synthetic colloid administration on hemodynamic and laboratory variables in healthy dogs and dogs with systemic inflammation. J ournal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 24 (3), 251-258.
  • Holowaychuk, M. K., Hanel, R. M., Wood, R. D., Rogers, L., & O'Keefe, K. (2014). Prospective multicenter evaluation of coagulation abnormalities in dogs following severe acute trauma. J ournal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 24 (1), 93-104.
  • Hanel, R. M., Chan, D. L., Conner, B., Gauthier, V., & Holowaychuk, M. (2014). Systematic evaluation of evidence on veterinary viscoelastic testing Part 4: Definitions and data reporting .J ournal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 24 (1), 47-56.
  • St. Paul, M., Paolucci, S., Barjesteh, N., Wood, R. D., & Sharif, S. (2013). Chicken erythrocytes respond to Toll-like receptor ligands by up-regulating cytokine transcripts. Research in Veterinary Science, 95, 87-91.
  • Caines, D., Sinclair, M., Wood, R. D., Valverde, A., & Dyson, D. (2013). Evaluation of cerebrospinal fluid lactate and plasma lactate concentrations in anesthetized dogs with and without intracranial disease. C anadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 77, 297-302.
  • Blois, S. L., Banerjee, A., Wood, R. D., & Park, F. M. (2013). Thromboelastograph platelet mapping in healthy dogs using one analyzer versus two analyzers. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 77, 231-236.
  • Park, F. M., Blois, S. L., Abrams-Ogg, A., Wood, R. D., & Allen, D. G. (2013). Hypercoagulability and ACTH-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. J ournal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 27 (5), 1136-1142.
  • St. Paul, M., Paolucci, S., Barjesteh, N., Wood, R. D., & Schat, K. (2012). Characterization of chicken thrombocyte responses to Toll-like receptor ligands. PLoS ONE, 7 (8), e43381.
  • Flint, S., Wood, R., Abrams-Ogg, A., Kruth, S., & Bersenas, A. (2012). Comparison of citrated native and kaolinactivated samples for thrombelastographic analysis in healthy dogs. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 41, 249-255.
  • Blois, S., Bannerjee, A., & Wood, R. (2012). Evaluation of thromboelastographic platelet mapping in healthy cats. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 41, 223-227.
  • Tan, E., Bienzle, D., Shewen, P., Kruth, S., & Wood, R. (2012). Potential immune system targets in primary immunemediated hemolytic anemia in the dog. V eterinary Clinical Pathology, 41, 45-55.

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