Nathalie Rademacher

Nathalie Rademacher

Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

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


Education, University of Bern (Switzerland), 2003

DVM, Justus-Liebig-Universitat (Germany), 2000


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology

Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Research Interest

Ultrasound elastography  

Teaching Interest

Equine Imaging, Abdominal imaging, Advanced imaging, Ultrasound all species

Clinical Interest

All modalities with a special focus on ultrasound and CT as well as equine imaging

Awards & Honors

2021, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2020, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2018, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2017, LSU 10 years of Service Award

2016, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2015, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2015, Summer Research Award

2014, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2012, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2011, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2011, Summer Research Award

2009, Summer Research Award


Abstracts from the 2021 ACVR Scientific Conference, Virtual, USA, October 20-23, 2021.Rademacher N.Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2022 Jan 31. doi: 10.1111/vru.13052. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35098626 

Investigation of the association between gall bladder wall thickness and hypoalbuminaemia in dogs.Sparago J, Rademacher N, Dehghanpir S, Post J, Liu CC, Johnston AN.J Small Anim Pract. 2021 Nov;62(11):973-978. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13358. Epub 2021 Jul 12.PMID: 34254309

Biochemical, functional, and histopathologic characterization of lomustine-induced liver injury in dogs.Dedeaux AM, Flesner BK, Reinhart JM, Langohr IM, Husnik R, Geraci SN, Taboada J, Rademacher N, Thombs LA, Bryan JN, Trepanier LA, Boudreaux BB.Am J Vet Res. 2020 Oct;81(10):810-820. doi: 10.2460/ajvr.81.10.810.PMID: 32969725

Invasive histiocytoma in the ear canal of a dog.Fernandez M, Boudreaux BB, Wilson L, Moore PF, Rademacher N, Pucheu-Haston C.Vet Dermatol. 2020 Aug;31(4):317-e80. doi: 10.1111/vde.12848. Epub 2020 Apr 6.PMID: 32249514

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy improves short-term limb use after canine tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.Barnes K, Faludi A, Takawira C, Aulakh K, Rademacher N, Liu CC, Lopez MJ.Vet Surg. 2019 Nov;48(8):1382-1390. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13320. Epub 2019 Aug 30.PMID: 31469432

Computed tomography imaging characteristics of canine nasal chondrosarcoma.Jania R, Boudreaux B, Langohr I, Looper J, Rademacher N.J Small Anim Pract. 2019 Nov;60(11):678-682. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13064. Epub 2019 Aug 27.PMID: 31456225

Morphometric measurements to predict meniscal size in skeletally mature dogs for meniscal transplantation.Cradic DW, Aulakh KS, Hymel P, Barnes K, Gines JA, Rademacher N, Aulakh HK, Liu CC.Vet Surg. 2020 Jan;49(1):172-179. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13313. Epub 2019 Aug 21.PMID: 31433504

Treatment of leiomyosarcoma in a tiger (Panthera tigris) with stereotactic radiotherapy.Boudreaux BB, LaRue SM, Rademacher N, Neck D, Grasperge B, Wood C, Baker DG.Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2019 May;60(3):E33-E37. doi: 10.1111/vru.12720. Epub 2019 Feb 12.PMID: 30746806

Effect of tibial rotation on the tibial plateau angle measurement in dogs: An ex vivo study.Buirkle CL, Aulakh KS, Gines JA, Rademacher N, Liu CC, Barnes K.Vet Surg. 2019 Apr;48(3):408-416. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13172. Epub 2019 Jan 31.PMID: 30706487

Agmatine for Pain Management in Dogs With Coxofemoral Joint Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Study.Taguchi T, Koh R, Takawira C, Rademacher N, Gilad GM, Aronson RD, Lopez MJ.Front Vet Sci. 2018 Dec 12;5:311. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00311. eCollection 2018.PMID: 30631768

All Publications on PubMed

Grant Funding

Setzer, K, Johnston, A, Gaschen, F, Wolfson, W, Rademacher, N. Determining regional prevalence of schistosomiasis in owned and shelter dogs. CGS/IDEXX Veterinary Student Summer scholar award $4000, 2021

Artiles C, Stoehr A, Johnston A, Evans D, Littlefield M, Rademacher N. Evaluation of biliary anatomy and bile composition in bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) using ultrasound guided Computed Tomographic cholecystography and cadaveric analysis. Louisiana State University VCS CORP Grant, $4000, August 2019.

Samson G, McCauley CT, Armstrong C, Rademacher N. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics of Surgically Relevant Soft and Bony Structures of the Bovine Digit, Merck Merial Summer Student Research, $2,000, 2019

Thibodaux B, Aulakh K, Barnes K, Gines A, Wen X, Rademacher N. Precision, Variability and Accuracy of current Methods of measuring femoral torsion angles using radiographs and Computed Tomography, Louisiana State University VCS CORP Grant, $9,925, 2019