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Angela Arenas

Assistant Professor

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Department: VTPB

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  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Texas A&M University 2007
  • D.V.M. Veterinary, La Salle University, Columbia 2002


  • PhD (Veterinary Microbiology), Texas A&M University
  • Anatomic Pathology Resident, Texas A&M University
  • DACVP American College of Veterinary Pathology
  • DVM Universidad de la Salle, Colombia


Materials composed of the Drosophila Hox protein Ultrabithorax are biocompatible and nonimmunogenic
Patterson JL, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Wang TY, Hsiao HC, Howell DW, Pellois JP, Rice-Ficht A, Bondos SE.
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Apr; 103(4):1546-53.
PMID: 25087647 []
Peripheral neuroblastomas in dogs: a case series
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Tanabe M, Edwards J, Storts R.
J Comp Pathol. 2014 May; 150(4):361-5.
PMID: 24456749 []
Aerosol-induced brucellosis increases TLR-2 expression and increased complexity in the microanatomy of astroglia in rhesus macaques
ee KM, Chiu KB, Sansing HA, Didier PJ, Ficht TA, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Roy CJ, Maclean AG.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013 Dec; 3:86.
PMID: 24350061 []
Sclerosing cholangitis in baboons (Papio spp) resembling primary sclerosing cholangitis of humans
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Bearss JJ, Hubbard GB, Porter BF, Owston MA, Dick EJ Jr.
Vet Pathol. 2012 May; 49(3):524-7.
PMID: 21934101 []
Extended safety and efficacy studies of the attenuated Brucella vaccine candidates 16M(Delta)vjbR and S19(Delta)vjbR in the immunocompromised IRF-1-/- mouse model
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Rice-Ficht AC, Fan Y, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Ficht TA.
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Feb; 19(2):249-60.
PMID: 22169089 []
Epithelioid haemangiosarcoma in the ocular tissue of horses
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Mansell J.
J Comp Pathol. 2011 May; 144(4):328-33.
PMID: 21251669 []
A fibrous band associated with the non-coronary aortic valve cusp in a dog
Ajithdoss DK, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Edwards JF.
J Vet Cardiol. 2011 Jun; 13(2):127-9.
PMID: 21641896 []
Protective efficacy and safety of Brucella melitensis 16M?mucR against intraperitoneal and aerosol challenge in BALB/c mice
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Rice-Ficht AC, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Ficht TA.
Infect Immun. 2011 Sept; 79(9):3653-8.
PMID: 21708998 []
Polymeric particles in vaccine delivery
Rice-Ficht AC, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Ficht TA.
Curr Opin Microbiol. 2010 Feb; 13(1):106-12.
PMID: 20079678 []
The Brucella abortus S19 DeltavjbR live vaccine candidate is safer than S19 and confers protection against wild-type challenge in BALB/c mice when delivered in a sustained-release vehicle
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Ficht TA, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Gomez G, Rice-Ficht AC.
Infect Immun. 2009 Feb; 77(2):877-84.
PMID: 19047401 []
Enhanced immune response of red deer (Cervus elaphus) to live RB51 vaccine strain using composite microspheres
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Ficht TA, Davis DS, Elzer PH, Wong-Gonzalez A, Rice-Ficht AC.
J Wildl Dis. 2009 Jan; 45(1):165-73.
PMID: 19204345 []
Brucellosis: the case for live, attenuated vaccines
Ficht TA, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Rice-Ficht AC.
Vaccine. 2009 Nov; 27 Suppl 4:D40-3.
PMID: 19837284 []
Oral vaccination with microencapsuled strain 19 vaccine confers enhanced protection against Brucella abortus strain 2308 challenge in red deer (Cervus elaphus elaphus)
renas-Gamboa AM, Ficht TA, Davis DS, Elzer PH, Kahl-McDonagh M, Wong-Gonzalez A, Rice-Ficht AC.
J Wildl Dis. 2009 Oct; 45(4):1021-9.
PMID: 19901378 []
Immunization with a single dose of a microencapsulated Brucella melitensis mutant enhances protection against wild-type challenge
Arenas-Gamboa AM, Ficht TA, Kahl-McDonagh MM, Rice-Ficht AC.
Infect Immun. 2008 Jun; 76(6):2448-55.
PMID: 18362129 []
Aerosol infection of BALB/c mice with Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus and protective efficacy against aerosol challenge
Kahl-McDonagh MM, Arenas-Gamboa AM, Ficht TA.
Infect Immun. 2007 Oct; 75(10):4923-32.
PMID: 17664263 []

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