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Gwendolyn Levine

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Phone: (979) 845-9174

Mailstop: 4467

Department: VTPB

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  • D.V.M. , Texas A&M University 2006
  • B.S. Biology , Cornell University 2001


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology)
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 10418

Scholarly Interests

My scholarly interests include the use of technology in assessing normal and abnormal gait through the application of force platforms and motion capture systems. I am also interested in biomarkers in neurologic and orthopedic disease.


Meningomyelitis in dogs: a retrospective review of 28 cases (1999 to 2007).
Griffin JF, Levine JM, Levine GJ, Fosgate GT
J Small Anim Pract. 49(10):509-17.
Associations between cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers and long-term neurologic outcome in dogs with acute intervertebral disk herniation.
Witsberger TH, Levine JM, Fosgate GT, Slater MR, Kerwin SC, Russell KE, Levine GJ
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 240(5):555-62.
Naturally occurring disk herniation in dogs: an opportunity for pre-clinical spinal cord injury research.
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Porter BF, Topp K, Noble-Haeusslein LJ
J Neurotrauma. 28(4):675-88.
Multicenter case-control study of signalment, diagnostic features, and outcome associated with cervical vertebral malformation-malarticulation in horses.
Levine JM, Scrivani PV, Divers TJ, Furr M, Mayhew IJ, Reed S, Levine GJ, Foreman JH, Boudreau C, Credille BC, Tennent-Brown B, Cohen ND
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 237(7):812-22.
Cerebrospinal fluid myelin basic protein as a prognostic biomarker in dogs with thoracolumbar intervertebral disk herniation.
Levine GJ, Levine JM, Witsberger TH, Kerwin SC, Russell KE, Suchodolski J, Steiner J, Fosgate GT
J Vet Intern Med. 24(4):890-6.
The relative sensitivity of computed tomography and myelography for identification of thoracolumbar intervertebral disk herniations in dogs.
Israel SK, Levine JM, Kerwin SC, Levine GJ, Fosgate GT
Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 50(3):247-52.
Description and repeatability of a newly developed spinal cord injury scale for dogs.
Levine GJ, Levine JM, Budke CM, Kerwin SC, Au J, Vinayak A, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
Prev Vet Med. 89(1-2):121-7.
Associations of sex, breed, and age with cervical vertebral compressive myelopathy in horses: 811 cases (1974-2007).
Levine JM, Ngheim PP, Levine GJ, Cohen ND
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(9):1453-8.
Owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments in dogs with spinal cord injuries.
Levine JM, Budke CM, Levine GJ, Kerwin SC, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(6):931-5.
Evaluation of a questionnaire for obtaining owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments for dogs with spinal cord injuries.
Budke CM, Levine JM, Kerwin SC, Levine GJ, Hettlich BF, Slater MR
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 233(6):925-30.
Adverse effects and outcome associated with dexamethasone administration in dogs with acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disk herniation: 161 cases (2000-2006).
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Boozer L, Schatzberg SJ, Platt SR, Kent M, Kerwin SC, Fosgate GT
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 232(3):411-7.
Evaluation of the success of medical management for presumptive cervical intervertebral disk herniation in dogs.
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Johnson SI, Kerwin SC, Hettlich BF, Fosgate GT
Vet Surg. 36(5):492-9.
Evaluation of the success of medical management for presumptive thoracolumbar intervertebral disk herniation in dogs.
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Johnson SI, Kerwin SC, Hettlich BF, Fosgate GT
Vet Surg. 36(5):482-91.
Imaging diagnosis--bacterial diskospondylitis in a goat.
Levine GJ, Bissett WT, Cole RC, Janke JJ, Nunes J, Porter B, Levine JM
Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 47(6):585-8.
Association between various physical factors and acute thoracolumbar intervertebral disk extrusion or protrusion in Dachshunds.
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Kerwin SC, Hettlich BF, Fosgate GT
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 229(3):370-5.
Evaluation of the association between spondylosis deformans and clinical signs of intervertebral disk disease in dogs: 172 cases (1999-2000).
Levine GJ, Levine JM, Walker MA, Pool RR, Fosgate GT
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 228(1):96-100.
Electrolyte and acid/base changes in dogs undergoing autologous blood transfusion via a cell salvage device
Lamb JL, Thieman Mankin KM, Levine GJ, Thompson J.
Canadian Veterinary Journal. 56(9): 947-52.
Efficacy of a metalloproteinase inhibitor in spinal cord injured dogs
Levine JM, Cohen ND, Heller M, Fajt VR, Levine GJ, Kerwin SC, Trivedi A, Fandel TM, Werb Z, Modestino A, Noble-Haeusslein LJ
PLoS One. 9(5):e96408.
Relationships between cerebrospinal fluid characteristics, injury severity, and functional outcome in dogs with and without intervertebral disk herniation
Levine GJ, Cook JR†, Kerwin SC, Mankin J, Fosgate GT, Levine JM
Vet Clin Path. 43(3):437-46.
Prospectively recorded versus medical record-derived spinal cord injury scores in a cohort of dogs with intervertebral disk herniation
Van Wie EY, Fosgate GT, Mankin JM, Jeffery ND, Kerwin SC, Levine GJ, Greatting HH, Chen-Allen AV, Levine JM
J Vet Intern Med. 27(5):1273-7.
Evaluation of brain tissue or cerebrospinal fluid for Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, spotted fever group Rickettsia, Bartonella, and Borrelia species in canine neurological diseases (109 cases).
Barber RM, Li Q, Diniz PP, Porter BF, Breitschwerdt EB, Claiborne MK, Birkenheuer AJ, Levine JM, Levine GJ, Chandler K, Kenny P, Nghiem P, Wei S, Greene CE, Kent M, Platt SR, Greer K, Schatzberg SJ
J Vet Intern Med. 24(2):372-8.
Comparative neuroanatomy of the ox and horse: brain and associated vessels
Levine JM, Levine GJ, Hoffman AG, Bratton GR
Equine Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet . 3: 153-164.
Disseminated histoplasmosis with concurrent oral candidiasis in an Eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus)
Quist EM, Belcher C, Levine G, Johnson M, Heatley JJ, Kiupel M, Giri D
Avian Pathology. 40(2):207-211.
Subcutaneous infection of a cat by Colletotrichum species
Winter RL, Lawhon SD, Halbert ND, Levine GJ, Wilson HM, Daly MK
J Feline Med Surg . 12(10): 828-30.
Broadly Reactive Pan-Paramyxovirus RT PCR for the Detection of Canine Distemper Virus in a Case of Canine Meningoencephalitis of Unknown Etiology
Schatzberg SJ, Li Q, Porter BF, Claiborne MK, Levine JM, Levine GJ, Israel SK, Young BD, Kiupel M, Greene C, Ruone S, Anderson L, Tong S.
J Vet Diag Invest . 21(6): 844-9.
Immune Modulatory Nanoparticle Therapeutics for Intracerebral Glioma
Yaghi NK, Wei J, Hashimoto Y, Kong L-Y, Gabrusiewicz K, Ndoum EK, Ling X, Huang N, Zhou S, Levine JM, Fajt V, Levine G, Porter BF, Marcusson EG, Tachikawa K, Chivukula P, Webb DC, Payne JE, Heimberger AB
Neuro Oncology. xx(xx): 1-10.
Arachidonic acid pathway alterations in cerebrospinal fluid of dogs with naturally occurring spinal cord injury
Russell R, Levine JM, Jeffery ND, Young C, Mondragon A, Lee B, Boudreau CE, Welsh CJ, Levine GJ.
BMC Neuroscience. 17 (1) 31.
What is your diagnosis? Mass on the foot of a duck.
Hilligas J, Bryan L, Hoppes S, Levine GJ
Veterinary Clinical Pathology.
Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever in Dogs: Case Reports and a Review of Spirochetemia
Hilligas J, Levine GJ, Duff CA, Kuhlman GM, Scott KD, Esteve-Gassent MD
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 30(4): 1222-8.
Clinical Features and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in 7 Dogs with Central Nervous System Aspergillosis.
Taylor AR, Young BD, Levine GJ, Eden K, Corapi W, Rossmeisl JH, Levine JM
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 29(6): 1556-63.
Acute Phase Proteins in Cerebrospinal Fluid from Dogs with Naturally-Occurring Spinal Cord Injury
Anderson Kimberly M., Welsh C. Jane, Young Colin, Levine Gwendolyn J., Kerwin Sharon C., Boudreau C. Elizabeth, Reyes Ismael, Mondragon Armando, Griffin John F. IV, Cohen Noah D., and Levine Jonathan M.
Journal of Neurotrauma. doi:10.1089/neu.2015.3895.

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