Liza Crissiuma Gershony, DVM, PhD
Liza Crissiuma Gershony, DVM, PhD (Grant 2805-E)
Mentor: Anita Oberbauer, PhD; University of California, Davis
Dr. Gershony earned her DVM and MS degrees from Fluminense Federal University in Brazil. She completed her PhD in Animal Biology at the University of California, Davis focusing on genetic susceptibility markers for complex canine autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Gershony continues her research in the laboratory of Dr. Anita Oberbauer at the University of California, Davis on the Canine Genetic Analysis Project. She will collaborate to provide a review of the current state of genetic testing for dogs to inform disease pathogenesis and aid genetic test development. Her goal is to use genetic testing to improve the quality of life and reduce disease prevalence in dogs.
Dr. Gershony’s mentor, Anita Oberbauer, PhD, has received CHF funding for genetic research. Read about her research:
02488: Addison's Disease and Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in Bearded Collies Provide Common Ground for Identifying Susceptibility Loci Underlying Canine Autoimmune Disorders
02187-MOU: Investigating Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in Bearded Collies
01235-A: Genome Wide Association Mapping to Identify Genes Associated with Hypoadrenocorticism in the Bearded Collie
01236-A: Hypothyroidism and AutoImmune Susceptibility Genes in the Bearded Collie
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