Margaret M Brosnahan, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM

Associate Professor
Glendale, AZ

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Associate Professor

Glendale, AZ

College of Veterinary Medicine

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Veterinary Medicine

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Cornell University | 2015 | Ph.D.
Oklahoma State University | 2008 | M.S.
Tufts University | 2002 | D.V.M.
Bates College | 1987 | B.A.


Brosnahan M. Eosinophils of the horse: Part II: Eosinophils in clinical disease. Equine Vet Educ, 2020; 10.1111/eve.13262.

Brosnahan MM, Al Abri MA, Brooks SA, Antczak DF, Osterrieder N. Genome-wide association study of equine herpesvirus type 1-induced myeloencephalopathy identifies a significant single nucleotide polymorphism in a platelet-related gene. The Vet J 2019; 245:49-54.

Brosnahan M. Eosinophils of the horse: Part I: Development, distribution, structure and biochemical mediators. Equine Vet Educ, 2018; 10.1111/eve.12984.

Brosnahan MM, Silvela EJ, Crumb J, Miller DC, Erb HN, Antczak DF. Ectopic trophoblast allografts in the horse resist destruction by secondary immune responses. Biol of Reprod 2016; Dec;95(6):135.

Bussche L, Harms C, Buckles EL, Whelchel D, Brosnahan M, Van de Walle GR. Carcinoma of the mammary gland in a mare. Equine Veterinary Education 2015; doi: 10.1111/eve.12500

Pezzanite LM, Fortier LA, Antczak DF, Cassano JM, Brosnahan MM, Miller D, Schnabel LV. Equine allogeneic bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells elicit antibody responses in vivo. Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2015; Apr 12;6:54.

Cooper KL, Sears KE, Uygur A, Maier J, Baczkowski KS, Brosnahan M, Antczak D, Skidmore JA, Tabin CJ. Patterning and post-patterning modes of evolutionary digit loss in mammals, Nature 2014; 511(7507):41-5.

Brosnahan MM, Erb H, Perkins GA, Divers TJ, Borges AS, Osterrieder N. Serum iron parameters and acute experimental EHV-1 infection in horses, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2012; 26(5): 1232-35.

Brosnahan MM, Miller DC, Adams MA, Antczak DF. Interleukin 22 is expressed by the invasive trophoblast of the equine (E. caballus) chorionic girdle. Journal of Immunology 2012 May 1; 188(9): 4181-7.

Banse HE, Gilliam LL, House AM, McKenzie HC, Johnson PJ, Lopes MA, Carmichael RJ, Groover ES, Lacarrubba AM, Breshears MA, Brosnahan MM, Funk R, Holbrook TC. Gastric and enteric phytobezoars caused by persimmon ingestion in equids. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2011; 239(8):1110-6.

Brosnahan MM, Brooks S, Antczak DF. Equine clinical genomics: a clinician’s primer. Equine Veterinary Journal 2010; 42(7):658-70.

Brosnahan MM, Damiani A, Van de Walle G, Perkins GA, Osterrieder N. The effect of siRNA treatment on experimental equid herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) infection in horses. Virus Research 2010; 147:176-181.

Brosnahan MM, Holbrook TC, Ritchey JW. Neuroaxonal dystrophy associated with cerebellar dysfunction in a 5-month-old Pony of the Americas colt, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2009; 23(6) 1303-1306.

Fulton A, Peters ST, Perkins GA, Jarosinski KJ, Damiani A, Brosnahan M, Buckles EL, Osterrieder N, Van de Walle GR. Effective treatment of respiratory alphaherpesvirus infection using RNA interference. PLoS One 2009;4(1):1-10.

Brosnahan MM, Holbrook TC, Gilliam LL, Ritchey JW, Confer AW. Clinicopathologic and hemodynamic findings in two adult horses with intra-abdominal hypertension. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2009; 19(2):174-180.

Kelton DR, Holbrook TC, Gilliam LL, Rizzi TE, Brosnahan MM, Confer AW. Bone marrow necrosis and myelophthisis: manifestations of T-cell lymphoma in a horse. Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2008; 37:403-408.

Cohen-Salter C, Folmer-Brown S, Hogrefe KM, Brosnahan M. A model euthanasia workshop: one class's experience at Tufts University. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education Spring 2004; 31:72-75.

Brosnahan MM, Paradis MR. Demographics and clinical characteristics of geriatric horses: 467 cases (1989 - 1998). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2003 Jul 1; 223(1):93-98.

Brosnahan MM, Paradis MR. Assessment of clinical characteristics, management practices, and activities of geriatric horses. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2003 Jul 1; 223(1):99-103.



P.I. Margaret M. Brosnahan, DVM

Immune Tolerance to Serial Trophoblast Transplants

Period of Support: 08/01/2010 – 07/31/2015