John Baird

John Baird head shot

Professor Emeritus/Emerita



Research Interests

Equine dermatology, gastroenterology, renal and hepatic diseases

Selected Publications

  • Baird JD, Valberg SJ, Anderson SM, McCue ME, Mickelson JR. Presence of the glycogen synthase 1 (GYS1) mutation causing type 1 polysaccharide storage myopathy in continental European draught horse breeds. Vet Rec 2010;167:781-784.
  • Vengust M, Baird JD, van Dreumel T, Ackerley C, Bienzle D. Equid herpesvirus 2-associated oral and esophageal ulceration in a foal. J Vet Diagn Invest 2008; 20: 811-815.
  • Firshman AM, Valberg SJ, Baird JD, Hunt L, DiMauro S. Insulin sensitivity in Belgian draft horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy. Am J Vet Res 2008;69:818-823.
  • Rodriguez-Palacios A, Quesada R, Baird J, Stalker M, McGurrin K. Presumptive fluphenazine-induced hepatitis and urticaria in a horse. J Vet Int Med 2007;21:336-339.
  • Baird JD, Firshman A, Valberg SJ. Shivers (shivering) in the horse. Proc Am Assoc Equine Practnr 52,359-364, 2006
  • Baird JD, Arroyo LG, Vengust M, McGurrin MKJ, Rodriguez-Palacios A, Kenney DG, Aravagiri M, Maylin GA. Adverse extrapyramidal effects in four horses given fluphenazine decanoate. J Am Vet Med Assoc 229,104-110, 2006
  • Firshman AM, Baird JD, Valberg SJ. Prevalences and clinical signs of polysaccharide storage myopathy and shivers in Belgian draft horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc 227,1958-1964, 2005
  • Baird JD, Millon LV, Dileanis S, Penedo MCT, Charlesworth A, Spirito F, Meneguzzi G. Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa in Belgian Draft horses. Proc Am Assoc Equine Practnr 49,122-126, 2003
  • Vengust M, Arroyo LG, Weese JS, Baird JD. Preliminary evidence for dormant clostridial spores in equine skeletal muscle. Equine Vet J 35,514-516, 2003.

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