Horse as a model for lung diseases:  Dr. Edward Robinson

New Publications on Advantages of Domestic Species as Biomedical Models:

Model for stem cell research:

Model for brain research:

Model for diarrhea caused by E. coli STa enterotoxin using 5-10 day-old calf:

Carnevale, E.M., The Mare Model for Follicular Maturation and Reproductive Aging in the Woman.  Theriogenology 69, 2008, 23-30.

Ginther, O.J., M.A. Beg, E.L. Gastal, M.O. Gastal, A.R. Baerwald, and R.A. Pierson, Systemic Concentrations of Hormones During the Development of Follicular Waves in Mares and Women:  A Comparative Study.  2005, Society for Reproduction and Fertility, ISSN 1470-1626 (paper) 1741-7899 (online).

Trans-NIH Gallus Initiative, Model Organisms for Biomedical Research.  National Institutes of Health.

Buza, Joram J. and Shane C. Burgess, Modeling the proteome of a Marek's disease transformed cell line:  a natural animal model for CD30 overexpressing lymphomas.  Proteomics 2007,7,1316-1326.

Burgess, S.C., J.R. Young, B.J.G. Baaten, L. Hunt, L.N.J. Ross, M.S. Parcells, P.M. Kumar, C.A. Tregaskes, L.F. Lee and T.F. Davison, Marek's disease is a natural model for lymphomas overexpressing Hodgkin's disease antigen (CD30). PNAS, September 21, 2004, vol.101, no. 38, 13879-13884.

Nathanielsz, Peter W., 2006. Animal Models That Elucidate Basic Principles of the Developmental Origins of Adult Diseases. ILAR Journal Vol 47(1):73-82.

Prather, Randall S., Shen, Miaoda, and Dai, Yifan. 2008.  Genetically Modified Pigs for Medicine and Agriculture. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews Vol 25, 245-266.

Stahl, Chad H., Xingen Lei, and Brian Larson. 2008. Introduction to the Symposium:  Appropriate Animal Models for Nutritional Research in Health and Disease. J. Nutr.  138: 389-390.

Bauman, Dale E., James W. Perfield II, Kevin J. Harvatine, and Lance H. Baumgard. 2008. Regulation of Fat Synthesis by Conjugated Linoleic Acid:  Lactation and the Ruminant Model. J Nutr.138: 403-409.

Baker, David H. 2008. Animal Models in Animal Nutrition. J. Nutr. 138: 391-396.

Spurlock, Michael E. and Nicholas K. Gabler. 2008. The Development of Porcine Models of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome. J. Nutr. 138: 397-402.

Puiman, Patrycja and Barbara Stoll. 2008. Animal Models to Study Neonatal Nutrition in Humans.  Current Opinion in Clinical and Metabolic Care 208, 11:601-606.

Kues, W.A. and Niemann H.  The contribution of farm animals to human health.  TRENDS in Biotechnology Vol.22 No.6 June 2004.