Mandi Lopez

Mandi Lopez

Director, Laboratory for Equine and Comparative Orthopedic Research and Professor

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

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

EMAIL DR. LOPEZ

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Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin

MS, University of California

DVM, University of California, Davis

BS, Humboldt State University

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interest

Tissue Regeneration, Medical Device Design and Implementation, Novel Therapies for Musculoskeletal Pathology – Laminitis, Fracture Healing, Osteoarthritis

Teaching Interest

Applied Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Testing

Clinical Interest

Laminitis, Osteoarthritis, Bone Fractures

Awards & Honors

September 2021, Cover Image: American Journal of Veterinary Research (Vol: 82, No. 9)

October 2021, Cover Image: Toxicologic Pathology (Vol. 49, No. 7)

Journal of Orthopaedic Research Editor’s Pick Article, May 17, 2021. “An overview of de novo bone generation in animal models, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pages 7-21, January 2021

Orthopaedic Research Society Member Spotlight  2021, VTH Student Clinical Service Award

2021, Toxicologic Pathology Cover Illustration

2021, American Journal of Veterinary Research Cover Illustration

2021, Journal of Orthopaedic Research Editor's Choice

2019, Top Cited Article 2018-2019

2019, Recognition of Patent Issue - 9,872,760

2017, Exellence in Innovation Award

2017, Subject of National Publication Cover Story

2017, National Academy of Inventors Fellow

2017, Faculty Distinguished Scholar Award

2017, Certificate

2016, National Academy of Inventors Fellow

2016, Recognition of Patent Issue - 9,044,315

2015, Fellows Program Nomination

2015, First Place (PhD Student Competition) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2015, Recognition of Patent Issue - 8,603,115

2014, Poster Award

2014, Discover Scholar

2014, Fellows Program Nomination

2014, Fourth Place (House Officer, MS, DVM Student Competition) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2014, Third Place (PhD Student Competition) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2013, Poster Award

2013, Discover Scholar

2013, Fourth Place (PhD Student Competition) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2013, Second Place Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2013, Third Place (tie) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2013, Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence

2012, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

2012, Second Place Medical Student Research Day

2012, First Place (Tie) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2012, First Prize (Tie) Phi Zeta Research Day Poster Competition

2010, Louisiana State University

2009, LSU Department of Economic Development

2006, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Board of Regents\

2003, Arthritis Foundation

2002, Morris Animal Foundation

2001, Arthritis Foundation

2001, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2001, University of Wisconsin- Madison

2001, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1993, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

1993, Senior Student Surgery Award

1993, University of California-Davis Chapter

1992, The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

1991, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation

Publications

Barras ED, Hampton CE, Takawira C, Taguchi T, Nourbakhsh A, Lopez MJ. Hemodynamic Changes in Response to Hyperacute Spinal Trauma in a Swine Model. Comp Med. 2021 Nov 23. doi: 10.30802/AALAS-CM-21-000067. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34814974.

Yoo A, Short C, Lopez MJ, Takawira C, Islam KN, Greiffenstein P, Hodgdon I, Danos DM, Lau FH. Dehydrated Human Amniotic-Chorionic Membrane Reduces Incisional Hernia Formation in an Animal Model. J Surg Res. 2021 Nov 17;270:477-485. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.10.019. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34800794.

Taguchi T, Zhang N, Angibeau D, Spivey KP, Lopez MJ. Evaluation of canine adipose-derived multipotent stromal cell differentiation to ligamentoblasts on tensioned collagen type I templates in a custom bioreactor culture system. Am J Vet Res. 2021 Nov;82(11):924-934. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.82.11.924. PMID: 34669492.

Yang Q, Lopez MJ. The Equine Hoof: Laminitis, Progenitor (Stem) Cells, and Therapy Development. Toxicol Pathol. 2021 Oct;49(7):1294-1307. doi: 10.1177/0192623319880469. Epub 2019 Nov 19. PMID: 31741428.

Aulakh KS, Lopez MJ, Hudson C, Gaschen L, Fabiani M, Beale B, Andrews FM, Liu CC, Lattimer J. Prospective Clinical Evaluation of Intra-Articular Injection of Tin-117m (117mSn) Radiosynoviorthesis Agent for Management of Naturally Occurring Elbow Osteoarthritis in Dogs: A Pilot Study. Vet Med (Auckl). 2021 Jun 4;12:117-128. doi: 10.2147/VMRR.S295309. PMID: 34113552; PMCID: PMC8187093.

Wang P, Takawira C, Taguchi T, Niu X, Nazzal MD, Lopez MJ. Assessment of the effect of horseshoes with and without traction adaptations on the gait kinetics of nonlame horses during a trot on a concrete runway. Am J Vet Res. 2021 Apr;82(4):292-301. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.82.4.292. PMID: 33764831

Taguchi T, Lopez MJ. An overview of de novo bone generation in animal models. J Orthop Res. 2021 Jan;39(1):7-21. doi: 10.1002/jor.24852. Epub 2020 Sep 23. PMID: 32910496; PMCID: PMC7820991.

Takawira C, Arsuaga-Zorrilla CB, Wilson L, Taguchi T, Dietrich MA, Stout RW, Lopez MJ. Association of Chronic Myelogenous (Basophilic) Leukemia and the BCR/ABL Mutation in a Yucatan Barrow (Sus scrofa domestica). Front Vet Sci. 2020 Nov 5;7:575199. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.575199. PMID: 33251261; PMCID: PMC7674400.

Chen D, Wu JY, Kennedy KM, Yeager K, Bernhard JC, Ng JJ, Zimmerman BK, Robinson S, Durney KM, Shaeffer C, Vila OF, Takawira C, Gimble JM, Guo XE, Ateshian GA, Lopez MJ, Eisig SB, Vunjak-Novakovic G. Tissue engineered autologous cartilage-bone grafts for temporomandibular joint regeneration. Sci Transl Med. 2020 Oct 14;12(565):eabb6683. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abb6683. PMID: 33055244.

Mulloy C, Guidry RF, Sharma S, Prevot A, Wisecarver IR, Takawira C, Marrero L, Lopez MJ, Mundinger GS. Experimental Model of Zygomatic and Mandibular Defects to Support the Development of Custom Three-Dimensional--Printed Bone Scaffolds. J Craniofac Surg. 2020 Jul-Aug;31(5):1488-1491. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000006647. PMID: 32541268.

Hampton CE, Cremer J, Shippy SG, Queiroz-Williams P, Lopez MJ, Rademacher N. Effect of Cranial Flexion of Pelvic Limbs on Interlaminar Length of the Lumbosacral Space in Sternally and Laterally Recumbent Juvenile Duroc and Adult Yucatan Pigs. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2020 Jan 1;59(1):85-89. doi: 10.30802/AALAS-JAALAS-19-000064. Epub 2019 Nov 7. PMID: 31699185; PMCID: PMC6978583. 

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