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Romy M Heilmann

Veterinary Resident Instructor - Internal Medicine 3rd year

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Phone: (979) 862-2861

Mailstop: 4474

Department: VSCS

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Education

  • Dr. med. vet. (post-graduate doctoral degree) Veterinary Medicine/Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, Berne University, Switzerland 2008
  • med. vet. (final veterinary college degree) Veterinary Medicine, College of Vet Med, Leipzig University, Germany 2005

Credentials

  • med.vet., Dr.med.vet.

Scholarly Interests

Novel inflammatory markers for the diagnosis and monitoring of canine chronic enteropathies.

Publications

Measurement of urinary canine S100A8/A9 and S100A12 concentrations as candidate biomarkers of lower urinary tract neoplasia in dogs
Heilmann RM, Wright ZM, Lanerie DJ, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
J Vet Diagn Invest. 2014 Jan; 24(1):104-12.
PMID: 24398905 []
Effect of age, gestation, and lactation on fecal immunoglobulin A and calprotectin concentrations in dogs
Grellet A, Mila H, Heilmann RM, Feugier A, Grützner N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM, Chastant-Maillard S.
J Nutr Sci. 2014 ; in press.
Effect of diet type on serum and faecal concentration of S100/calgranulins in the captive cheetah.
Depauw S, Heilmann RM, Whitehouse-Tedd K, Hesta M, Steiner JM, Suchodolski JS, Janssens G.
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research. 2014 Apr; 2(2):33-38.
Cold-microwave enhanced enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays – a novel approach for clinical diagnostics.
Grützner N, Heilmann RM, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM, Holzenburg A.
Anal Biochem. 2014 Jul; 457:65-73.
PMID: 24780221 []
Association between fecal S100A12 concentration and histologic, endoscopic, and clinical disease severity in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease.
Heilmann RM, Grellet A, Allenspach K, Lecoindre P, Day MJ, Priestnall SL, Toresson L, Procoli F, Grützner N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2014 Apr; 158(3-4):156-66.
PMID: 24780221 []
Systemic levels of the anti-inflammatory decoy receptor sRAGE (soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products) are decreased in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease.
Heilmann RM, Otoni CC, Jergens AE, Grützner N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2014 Aug; doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2014.08.003.
PMID: 25183017 []
Faecal microbiota in lean and obese dogs.
Handl S, German AJ, Holden SL, Dowd SE, Steiner JM, Heilmann RM, Grant RW, Swanson KS, Suchodolski JS.
FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2013 May; 84(2):332-43.
PMID: 23301868 []
Fecal calprotectin concentrations in adult dogs with chronic diarrhea.
Grellet A, Heilmann RM, Lecoindre P, Feugier A, Day MJ, Peeters D, Freiche V, Hernandez J, Grandjean D, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Am J Vet Res. 2013 May; 74(5):706-11.
PMID: 23627383 []
Impact of diets with a high content of greaves-meal protein or carbohydrates on faecal characteristics, volatile fatty acids and faecal calprotectin concentrations in healthy dogs.
Hang I, Heilmann RM, Grützner N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM, Atroshi F, Sankari S, Kettunen A, de Vos WM, Zentek J, Spillmann T.
BMC Vet Res. 2013 Oct; 9:201..
PMID: 24107268 []
Comparison of PCR and conventional blood culture to analyze blood from dogs with suspected sepsis.
Heilmann RM, Xenoulis PG, Barr JW, Dowd SE, Lawhon SD, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet J. 2013 Dec; 198(3):714-6.
PMID: 24215778 [PubMed - in process]
Analytical validation of radioimmunoassays for the quantification of select pancreatic enzymes in jejunal fluid and fecal extracts from dogs.
Grützner N, Hang I, Heilmann RM, Spillmann T, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet J. 2013 Oct; 198(1):200-5.
PMID: 23953598 [PubMed - in process]
Serum alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in healthy dogs--method validation and determination of reference interval and intra-individual variation.
Heilmann RM, Ruaux CG, Burgener IA, Hern JD, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet Clin Pathol. 2013 Jun; 42(2):190-5.
PMID: 23647320 [PubMed - in process]
Serum concentrations of canine alpha(1)-proteinase inhibitor in cobalamin-deficient Yorkshire Terrier dogs.
Grützner N, Heilmann RM, Bridges CS, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
J Vet Diagn Invest. 2013 May; 25(3):376-85.
PMID: 23604260 [PubMed - in process]
Serum homocysteine and methylmalonic acid concentrations in Chinese Shar-Pei dogs with cobalamin deficiency.
Grützner N, Heilmann RM, Stupka KC, Rangachari VR, Weber K, Holzenburg A, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet J. 2013 Aug; 197(2):420-6.
PMID: 23499543 [PubMed - in process]
Serum calprotectin concentrations in dogs with idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease.
Heilmann RM, Jergens AE, Ackermann MR, Barr JW, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Am J Vet Res. 2012 Dec; 73(12):1900-7.
PMID: 23176415 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
The fecal microbiome in dogs with acute diarrhea and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease.
Suchodolski JS, Markel ME, Garcia-Mazcorro JF, Unterer S, Heilmann RM, Dowd SE, Kachroo P, Ivanov I, Minamoto Y, Dillman EM, Steiner JM, Cook AK, Toresson L.
PLoS One. 2012 ; 7(12):e51907.
PMID: 23300577 []
Development and analytical validation of a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of alpha1-proteinase inhibitor concentrations in feces from healthy puppies and adult dogs.
Heilmann RM, Paddock CG, Ruhnke I, Berghoff N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
J Vet Diagn Invest. 2011 May; 23(3):476-85.
PMID: 21908275 []
Development and analytic validation of an immunoassay for the quantification of canine S100A12 in serum and fecal samples and its biological variability in serum from healthy dogs.
Heilmann RM, Lanerie DJ, Ruaux CG, Grützner N, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Dec; 144(3-4):200-9.
PMID: 22030158 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Purification and partial characterization of canine S100A12.
Heilmann RM, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Biochimie. 2010 Dec; 92(12):1914-22.
PMID: 20727380 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Development and analytic validation of a radioimmunoassay for the quantification of canine calprotectin in serum and feces from dogs.
Heilmann RM, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Am J Vet Res. 2008 Jul; 69(7):845-53.
PMID: 18593232 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Purification and partial characterization of canine calprotectin.
Heilmann RM, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM.
Biochimie. 2008 Sep; 90(9):1306-15.
PMID: 18405670 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]