Alison J Morton

Alison J Morton, DVM, MSpVM

Clinical Professor, Medical Director Of Large Animal Hospital

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 392-2229
Business Email: mortona@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Superior Accomplishment Award for Academic Personnel
2007 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2010-2021,2023
VEM5422 Equine Surgery and Lab
2010-2022
VEM5737 Core Clk Large An Sur
2011-2022
VEM5837 Senior Clk Lg An Surg
2014-2020
VEM5440 Funda Orthopedic Surg
2020-2023
VEM5334L Equine Lameness and Imaging
2018-2023
VEM5264 Lg An Radiol/Ultra
2011-2013,2015-2020
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
2017-2019
VEM5730 Equine Core Clerkship
2017-2019
VEM5830 Equine Clerkship Elec
2015
VEM5008 Personal/Prof Develop
2013,2021
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2012,2021
VEM5355 Ruminant Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Surgeons
    American College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
    American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Research Profile

Minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal tract healing and inflammation including the influence of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and other novel therapies to treat horses with colic, and advanced imaging and treatment modalities for diagnosis and treatment of lameness and performance in horses.

Publications

2024
Antimicrobial prophylaxis is not indicated for horses undergoing general anaesthesia for elective orthopaedic MRI.
Equine veterinary journal. 56(3):475-483 [DOI] 10.1111/evj.13978. [PMID] 37531950.
2022
Kinematics of the equine distal sesamoid (navicular) bone of the thoracic limb.
American journal of veterinary research. 83(7) [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.21.07.0090. [PMID] 35930775.
2022
Three-dimensional printed surgical guides for keratoma removal in horses using computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging-based segmentation.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 51 Suppl 1:O43-O52 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13786. [PMID] 35225367.
2021
Three-dimensional printed guides for screw placement in equine navicular bones.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 50(4):758-766 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13616. [PMID] 33687084.
2021
Use of Hausdorff Distance and Computer Modelling to Evaluate Virtual Surgical Plans with Three-Dimensional Printed Guides against Freehand Techniques for Navicular Bone Repair in Equine Orthopaedics.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 34(1):9-16 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0040-1721846. [PMID] 33440435.
2018
Gene Therapy for Osteoarthritis: Pharmacokinetics of Intra-Articular Self-Complementary Adeno-Associated Virus Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Delivery in an Equine Model.
Human gene therapy. Clinical development. 29(2):90-100 [DOI] 10.1089/humc.2017.142. [PMID] 29869540.
2018
Self-Complementary Adeno-Associated Virus-Mediated Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Gene Delivery for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis: Test of Efficacy in an Equine Model.
Human gene therapy. Clinical development. 29(2):101-112 [DOI] 10.1089/humc.2017.143. [PMID] 29869535.
2017
Response to early repeat celiotomy in horses after a surgical treatment of jejunal strangulation.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 46(6):843-850 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.12670. [PMID] 28556997.
2016
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SCORING OF AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL OF POST-TRAUMATIC OSTEOARTHRITIS IN THE EQUINE CARPUS.
Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 57(5):502-14 [DOI] 10.1111/vru.12369. [PMID] 27198611.
2014
Hinged circular fixator construct for correction of congenital metatarsal deformity in a foal.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 27(1):74-9 [DOI] 10.3415/VCOT-13-01-0007. [PMID] 24226553.
2014
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scoring of An Experimental Model of Osteoarthritis in the Equine Carpus
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2013
Effect of large colon ischemia and reperfusion on concentrations of calprotectin and other clinicopathologic variables in jugular and colonic venous blood in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 74(10):1281-90 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.74.10.1281. [PMID] 24066912.
2012
Effects of ischemia and reperfusion on production of nitrotyrosine, activation of eosinophils, and apoptosis in the large colonic mucosa of horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 73(1):53-61 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.73.1.53. [PMID] 22204288.
2012
The effects of low-level laser therapy in a rat model of intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Lasers in surgery and medicine. 44(7):580-7 [DOI] 10.1002/lsm.22060. [PMID] 22886545.
2011
Cardiovascular effects of N-butylscopolammonium bromide and xylazine in horses.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (39):117-22 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00400.x. [PMID] 21790765.
2011
Effects of flunixin meglumine on the recovery of ischaemic equine colonic mucosa in vitro.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (39):112-6 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00382.x. [PMID] 21790764.
2011
In vitro and in vivo responses of mucosa from the large colon of horses to ischemia and reperfusion.
American journal of veterinary research. 72(7):982-9 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.72.7.982. [PMID] 21728860.
2011
Magnetic resonance imaging findings in horses with septic arthritis.
Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 52(4):402-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1740-8261.2011.01820.x. [PMID] 21447039.
2011
Mucosal injury and inflammatory cells in response to brief ischaemia and reperfusion in the equine large colon.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (39):16-25 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00415.x. [PMID] 21790750.
2011
Ultrastructural changes in the equine colonic mucosa after ischaemia and reperfusion.
Equine veterinary journal. Supplement. (39):8-15 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3306.2011.00402.x. [PMID] 21790749.
2010
Review of the Epidemiology and Infection Control Aspects of Nosocomial Salmonella Infections in Hospitalised Horses
Equine Veterinary Education. 22(12):631-641 [DOI] 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2010.00144.x.
2009
Effects of flunixin meglumine on recovery of colonic mucosa from ischemia in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 70(2):236-46 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.70.2.236. [PMID] 19231957.
2009
Expression of cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 in the left dorsal colon after different durations of ischemia and reperfusion in horses.
American journal of veterinary research. 70(12):1536-44 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.70.12.1536. [PMID] 19951126.
2008
Detection of calprotectin and its correlation to the accumulation of neutrophils within equine large colon during ischaemia and reperfusion.
Equine veterinary journal. 40(4):393-9 [DOI] 10.2746/042516408X302500. [PMID] 18487110.
2008
Effect of a novel solution for organ preservation on equine large colon in an isolated pulsatile perfusion system.
Equine veterinary journal. 40(4):306-12 [DOI] 10.2746/042516408X295455. [PMID] 18356130.
2008
The influence of a novel organ perfusion solution on early graft function in canine renal autotransplantation.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 37(4):383-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2008.00392.x. [PMID] 18564263.
2005
Diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice. 21(3):627-49, vi [PMID] 16297725.

Grants

Jul 2019 – Jul 2021
Perineural liposomal bupivacaine in exercised lame horses
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: RACING MED AND TESTING CONSORT

Education

Diplomate
2012 · American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Diplomate
2004 · American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine
2001 · North Carolina State University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1998 · Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine,

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2229
Emails:
Business:
mortona@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100136
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
BOX 100-136
PO BOX 100136
UFCVM – DLACS
GAINESVILLE FL 326100136