Andrea Johnston

Andrea Johnston

Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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Education

DVM, Tufts University, 2005

BS, University of Arizona, 2001

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Interest

Hepatobiliary disease, cancer, cell signaling pathways

Teaching Interest

Hepatobiliary disease

Awards & Honors

2021, Dr. Andrew Lackner Mentoring Award

2021, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2020, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2019, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

Publications

Hepatocyte ploidy in cats with and without hepatocellular carcinoma, Post, Jacqueline; Langohr, Ingeborg; Webster, Cynthia; Mottram, Peter; Liu, Chin-Chi; Johnston, Andrea, 2021, BMC Veterinary Research , Volume: 17, Number: 1

What Is Your Diagnosis?, Marclay, M; Hudson, M; Jania, R; Anderson, A; Granger, L.; Bauer, Rudy; Johnston, Andrea, 2021, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 259, Number: 9, Pages: 980-982

Quantification of fasted and postprandial serum FGF19 in healthy dogs, Myers, Jillian; Granger, L.; Keeton, Sarah; Liu, Chin-Chi; Johnston, Andrea, 2021, American Journal of Veterinary Research

Investigation of the association between gall bladder wall thickness and hypoalbuminaemia in dogs., Sparago, J; Rademacher, N; Dehghanpir, S; Post, J; Liu, C; Johnston, A, 2021, The Journal of Small Animal Practice

Hepatocyte ploidy in cats with and without hepatocellular carcinoma., Post, J; Langohr, Ingeborg; Webster, C; Mottram, P; Liu, C; Johnston, Andrea, 2021, BMC Veterinary Research , Volume: 17, Number: 1, Pages: 104

HSP70 promotes MLKL polymerization and necroptosis., Johnston, Andrea; Wang, Z, 2020, Molecular & cellular oncology , Volume: 7, Number: 5, Pages: 1791561

Novel necroptosis-blocking compound NBC1 targets heat shock protein 70 to inhibit MLKL polymerization and necroptosis, Johnston, Andrea, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) , Volume: 117, Number: 12, Pages: 6521-6530

Necroptosis: MLKL Polymerization., Johnston, Andrea, 2018, J Nat Sci , Volume: 4, Number: 7

MLKL forms disulfide bond-dependent amyloid-like polymers to induce necroptosis, Liu, Shuzhen; Liu, Hua; Johnston, Andrea; Hanna-Addams, Sarah; Reynoso, Eduardo; Xiang, Yougui; Wang, Zhigao, 2017, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  Volume: 114, Number: 36, Pages: E7450-E7459

Clinical findings, diagnostics and outcome in 33 cats with adrenal neoplasia (2002-2013), Daniel, Gideon; Mahony, Orla; Markovich, Jessica; Appleman, Elizabeth; Monaghan, Kelly; Lawrence, Yuri; Fiocchi, E.; Weaver, Kelli; Johnston, Andrea; Barton, Bruce, 2016, JOURNAL OF FELINE MEDICINE AND SURGERY , Volume: 18, Number: 2, Pages: 77-84

Grant Funding

Center for Pre-Clinical Disease Research , National Institutes of Health - NIH, $11,192,691.00

Defining the hepatic metabolic and inflammatory transcriptional markers of mid to late-gestation in BPH/5 and C57Bl/6 mice, VCS CORP, $4,000.00

Tumor Necrosis Factor Mediated Cell Death in Canine Cells: A Novel Signaling Pathway, SVM CORP, $10,000.00

Is Canine Schistosomiasis correlated with Hepatocellular Carcinoma?, VCS CORP Grant , $4,000.00

Protein C as a Biomarker of Extrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Attenuation, VCS CORP Grant, $4,000.00

Determining regional prevalence of schistosomiasis in owned and shelter dogs, CGS/IDEXX, $9,000.00

Evaluation of biliary anatomy and bile composition in bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) using ultrasound guided, computed tomographic cholecystography., VCS CORPS , $4,000.00

Establishing minimally invasive markers of hepatic fibrosis, VCS CORP Grant , $4,000.00

Evaluation of Differential Gene Expression in the canine FGF19 Signaling Pathway, LSU Summer Scholars: LSU, Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation grant, and a NIH T35 training grant, $6,211.00

Base editing the feline PKD1 gene, SVM CORP, $7,500.00

The preeclampsia-like BPH/5 mouse: A murine model of preeclampsia induced liver dysfunction?, VCS CORP, $4,000.00

Targeted transcriptome characterization of canine hepatobiliary neuroendocrine tumors, VCS CORP Grant , $4,000.00

Hepatocyte ploidy in cats with and without hepatocellular carcinoma, LSU Summer Scholars: LSU, Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation grant, and a NIH T35 training grant, $6,211.00

Quantification of pre-prandial and post-prandial serum FGF19 in dogs , CGS/IDEXX Veterinary Student Summer Scholar Award, $8,000.00