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Elizabeth A. Spangler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVP

Dr. Spangler joined the faculty at Auburn University as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pathology in September, 2005.  She earned a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1986, and after several years of postdoctoral research went on to earn a DVM at the University of California, Davis in 1995.   Dr. Spangler is a diplomate of both the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Pathology, having completed residency training in both Small Animal Internal Medicine and Clinical Pathology at Texas A&M University.


Research Interests

Application of molecular techniques for the diagnosis of lymphoma in veterinary species.

Evaluation of strategies for assessing coagulation and fibrinolysis in veterinary species

Selected Publications

Spangler EA (2006) Malignant effusions. In August, JR (ed.): Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine – 5, Elsevier Saunders, St. Louis, Mo, pp.643-639.

Norman TE, Chaffin MK, Johnson, M, Spangler E, Weeks B & Knight R (2005) Intravascular hemolysis following severe cutaneous burn in five horses. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 226:2039-43.

Heacock M*, Spangler EA*, Riha K & Shippen DE (2004) Molecular analysis of telomere fusions in Arabidopsis: multiple pathways for chromosome end-joining. EMBO Journal, 23:2304-2313. 
*these authors contributed equally to the work

Spangler EA, Rogers KS, Thomas JS, Pustejovsky D, Boyd SL & Shippen DE (2000) Telomerase enzyme activity as a diagnostic tool to distinguish effusions of malignant and benign origin. J Vet Int Med 14: 146-150.

Spangler EA & Dewey C (2000) Meningoencephalitis secondary to bacterial otitis media/interna in a dog.  J Am An Hosp Assoc. 36:  239-243.  

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