Margo L Macpherson

Margo L Macpherson,

Professor

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 258-6394
Business Email: macphersonm@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

President
2018 · American Association of Equine Practitioners
President
2004-2005 · American College of Theriogenologists
Large Animal Clinician of the Year Award
2003 · University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate and Past President
    American College of Theriogenologists

Research Profile

Dr. Macpherson is primarily interested in conditions that affect pregnancy including twin pregnancy and placentitis. Recent work from her laboratory has focused on effective treatments for bacterial placentitis.

Publications

2021
Evidence for anti-inflammatory effects of firocoxib administered to mares with experimentally induced placentitis.
American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989). [DOI] 10.1111/aji.13396. [PMID] 33569862.
2020
Endoscopic Laser Ablation of a Midline Cyst of the Colliculus Seminalis as a Treatment for Anejaculation in a Stallion.
Journal of equine veterinary science. 86 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jevs.2019.102896. [PMID] 32067666.
2019
Fetal Membrane Removal in the Mare: Proactive Versus Reactive Approaches.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 35(2):289-298 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cveq.2019.04.004. [PMID] 31279434.
2018
Anti-Müllerian hormone as a biomarker for acute testicular degeneration caused by toxic insults to stallion testes.
Theriogenology. 116:95-102 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2018.05.009. [PMID] 29800806.
2017
Pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur sodium in equine pregnancy.
Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. 40(6):656-662 [DOI] 10.1111/jvp.12399. [PMID] 28317126.
2017
Relationship between echotextural and histomorphometric characteristics of stallion testes.
Theriogenology. 99:134-145 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.05.031. [PMID] 28708494.
2016
Disposition of firocoxib in late pregnant and early postpartum mares.
Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. 39(2):196-8 [DOI] 10.1111/jvp.12253. [PMID] 26202842.
2016
Placental abnormalities in equine pregnancies generated by SCNT from one donor horse.
Theriogenology. 86(6):1573-1582 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.05.017. [PMID] 27325574.
2014
Acute and chronic effects of a contraceptive compound RTI-4587-073(l) on testicular histology and endocrine function in miniature horse stallions.
Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene. 49(3):392-402 [DOI] 10.1111/rda.12286. [PMID] 24593030.
2014
Effects of topical application of misoprostol on cervical relaxation in mares.
Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene. 49(6):1057-62 [DOI] 10.1111/rda.12435. [PMID] 25363694.
2014
Theriogenology question of the month. Peritonitis secondary to a vaginal laceration during natural breeding in a mare
Javma-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1143-6 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.244.10.1143. [PMID] 24786159.
2014
Theriogenology question of the month. Peritonitis secondary to a vaginal laceration during natural breeding in a mare.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 244(10):1143-6 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.244.10.1143. [PMID] 24786159.
2014
Use of two conventional staining methods to assess the acrosomal status of stallion spermatozoa.
Equine veterinary journal. 46(4):503-6 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12179. [PMID] 24004290.
2013
Disposition of desfuroylceftiofur acetamide in serum, placental tissue, fetal fluids, and fetal tissues after administration of ceftiofur crystalline free acid (CCFA) to pony mares with placentitis.
Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. 36(1):59-67 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2885.2012.01392.x. [PMID] 22449008.
2013
Indenopyride derivative RTI-4587-073(l): a candidate for male contraception in stallions.
Theriogenology. 80(9):1006-16 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.07.029. [PMID] 23998737.
2013
Serum amyloid A concentration in healthy periparturient mares and mares with ascending placentitis.
Equine veterinary journal. 45(5):619-24 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.12034. [PMID] 23432049.
2012
B-Mode and Doppler Ultrasonography in Pony Mares With Experimentally Induced Ascending Placentitis
Equine veterinary journal. 44:88-94 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2012.00658.x.
2011
Effect of pentoxifylline treatment on testicular perfusion and semen quality in Miniature horse stallions.
Theriogenology. 76(6):1027-35 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2011.05.005. [PMID] 21752455.
2011
Equine CRISP3 modulates interaction between spermatozoa and polymorphonuclear neutrophils.
Biology of reproduction. 85(1):157-64 [DOI] 10.1095/biolreprod.110.084491. [PMID] 21389342.
2011
Midline Cysts of Colliculus Seminalis Causing Ejaculatory Problems in Stallions
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 31(12):722-731 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jevs.2011.06.004.
2010
Treatment efficacy of trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole, pentoxifylline and altrenogest in experimentally induced equine placentitis.
Theriogenology. 74(3):402-12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2010.02.023. [PMID] 20416936.
2008
A clinical approach to managing the mare with placentitis.
Theriogenology. 70(3):435-40 [DOI] 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2008.04.022. [PMID] 18495233.
2008
Persistent Breeding-Induced Endometritis
Pferdeheilkunde. 24:56-60
2008
Treating the Mare With Placentitis: a Clinical Approach
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 28(11):703-708 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jevs.2008.10.008.
2006
Continuous monitoring of penicillin G and gentamicin in allantoic fluid of pregnant pony mares by in vivo microdialysis.
Equine veterinary journal. 38(6):520-5 [PMID] 17124841.
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2006
Diagnosis and treatment of equine placentitis.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 22(3):763-76 [PMID] 17129802.
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2006
Management of hydrops amnion in a mare resulting in birth of a live foal.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 228(8):1228-33 [PMID] 16618227.
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2006
Theriogenology question of the month. Bleeding varicose veins.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 228(10):1507-10 [PMID] 16677118.
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2005
Cholesterol to phospholipid ratio in sperm of stallions with unexplained subfertility.
Animal reproduction science. 89(1-4):217-9 [PMID] 16261682.
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2005
Components in seminal plasma regulating sperm transport and elimination.
Animal reproduction science. 89(1-4):171-86 [PMID] 16102920.
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2005
Treatment strategies for mares with placentitis.
Theriogenology. 64(3):528-34 [PMID] 15985288.
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2004
Pharmacokinetics of once-daily amikacin in healthy foals and therapeutic drug monitoring in hospitalized equine neonates.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 18(5):728-33 [PMID] 15515591.
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2002
Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 and -5 in equine seminal plasma: association with sperm characteristics and fertility.
Biology of reproduction. 67(2):648-54 [PMID] 12135910.
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2000
Twin reduction in the mare: current options.
Animal reproduction science. 60-61:233-44 [PMID] 10844198.
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1998
Fertility comparison between breeding at 24 hours or at 24 and 48 hours after collection with cooled equine semen.
Theriogenology. 50(5):693-8 [PMID] 10734443.
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1997
Three methods of oxytocin-induced parturition and their effects of foals.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 210(6):799-803 [PMID] 9074683.
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Grants

Apr 2018 – Mar 2020
Firocoxib properties in equine pregnancy and placentitis II
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU
Apr 2015 – Mar 2018
Firocoxib Properties in Equine Pregnancy and Placentitis
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: GRAYSON JOCKEY CLUB RES FOU
May 2014 – Apr 2016
Firocoxib Properties in Equine Pregnancy and Placentitis
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Jan 2012 – Jan 2017
Pharmacokinetics of Ceftiofur Sodium in Pregnant Pony Mares
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Education

Diplomate
1994 · American College of Theriogenologists
Master of Science
1994 · Texas A&M University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1990 · Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science in Zoology
1983 · Michigan State University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2010-2012,2014-2021
VEM5278L Theriogenology
2006-2007,2009-2021
VEM5274 Equine Reproduction
2010-2021
VEM5885 Advanced Theriogenology
2011,2014-2016,2016-2021
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
2017-2019
VEM5730 Equine Core Clerkship
2017-2019
VEM5830 Equine Clerkship Elec
2009,2011
VEM5886 Stud Farm Clerkship
2010
VEM5110 Animal Systems 1
2009-2010
VEM5785 Equine Theriogen Clk

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