An in vivo model of a mechanically-induced bone marrow lesion.
J Biomech 2017 Nov 13;64:258-261. Epub 2017 Oct 13.
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA; Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA; Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Detection and molecular characterization of Babesia, Theileria, and Hepatozoon species in hard ticks collected from Kagoshima, the southern region in Japan.
Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2017 Jun 27;8(4):581-587. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
Laboratory of Parasitology, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshima University, 1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan.

First detection of Allobilharzia visceralis (Schistosomatidae, Trematoda) from Cygnus cygnus in Japan.
Parasitol Int 2017 Feb 21;66(1):925-929. Epub 2016 Oct 21.
Laboratory of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, Iwate University, 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka 020-8550, Japan; Iwate Research Center for Wildlife Disease, 1-17-4 Nakano, Morioka, Iwate 020-0816, Japan.

Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Explanatum explanatum in India based on nucleotide sequences of ribosomal ITS2 and the mitochondrial gene nad1.
J Vet Med Sci 2016 Dec 15;78(11):1745-1748. Epub 2016 Aug 15.
Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550, Japan.

Non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of presumed intermedioradial carpal bone avascular necrosis in the dog.
Can Vet J 2016 Aug;57(8):879-81
Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA (Pownder, Koff, Potter); Department of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA (Cooley, Hayashi, Bezuidenhout).

Effect of single dose radiation therapy on weight-bearing lameness in dogs with elbow osteoarthritis.
Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2016 Jul 1;29(4):338-43. Epub 2016 Jun 1.
Dr. Amy Kapatkin, University of California-Davis, Surgical & Radiological Sciences, 2112 Tupper Hall, Davis, California 95616, United States, Phone: +1 530 752 6787, Fax: +1 530 752 6042, Email:

Novel methods for the molecular discrimination of Fasciola spp. on the basis of nuclear protein-coding genes.
Parasitol Int 2016 Jun 8;65(3):180-3. Epub 2015 Dec 8.
Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, 3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550, Japan; Department of Pathogenetic Veterinary Science, United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu 501-1193, Japan.

Laughter and Subjective Health Among Community-Dwelling Older People in Japan: Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study Cohort Data.
J Nerv Ment Dis 2015 Dec;203(12):934-942
*Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; †Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; ‡Department of Epidemiology, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima; §Center for Preventive Medical Science, Chiba University, Chiba; ∥Department of Human Sciences, School of Law and Letters, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa; and ¶Department of Health and Social Behavior/Department of Health Education and Health Sociology, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Use of physical therapy in a dog with bilateral severe plantigrade stance.
J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2015 Jan-Feb;51(1):31-5. Epub 2014 Nov 21.
From the Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (J.R.); Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital for Animals, Ithaca, NY (K.H.); Private consultant in small, large and exotic animal physical therapy, Truckee, CA (J.W.); and William R Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at University of California, Davis, Davis, CA (S.Y.K.).

Comparison of the tibial mechanical joint orientation angles in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture.
Can Vet J 2014 Aug;55(8):757-64
Departments of Surgical and Radiological Sciences (Fuller, Kapatkin) and Population Health and Reproduction (Kass), School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA; Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group, Ventura, California 93003, USA (Bruecker, Holsworth); Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA 14853 (Hayashi).

Retrospective risk factor assessment for complication following tibial tuberosity transposition in 137 canine stifles with medial patellar luxation.
Can Vet J 2014 Apr;55(4):349-56
BluePearl Veterinary Partners, 3000 Busch Lake Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33614, USA (Stanke); Department of Medicine and Epidemiology (Stephenson) and Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences (Hayashi), UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA.

TgGRA23, a novel Toxoplasma gondii dense granule protein associated with the parasitophorous vacuole membrane and intravacuolar network.
Parasitol Int 2013 Aug 10;62(4):372-9. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada-cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-8555, Japan.

Evaluation of bone deformities of the femur, tibia, and patella in Toy Poodles with medial patellar luxation using computed tomography.
Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2016 7;29(1):29-38. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
Kazuya Edamura, PhD, DVM, Diplomate JCVS, Laboratory of Veterinary Surgery, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0880, Japan, Phone: +81 466 84 3389, Fax: +81 466 84 3389, E-mail: