Janet Beeler-Marfisi

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Assistant Professor Ontario Veterinary College Department of Pathobiology Guelph, Ontario jbeelerm@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54827

Bio/Research

Prof. Beeler-Marfisi's research interest is in defining the role of macrophages in equine lung disease. Current projects include a geographic epidemiologic study of mild equine asthma (inflammatory airway disease) in Ontario horses to see if, similar to people, there is a cause and effect relatio...

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Bio/Research

Prof. Beeler-Marfisi's research interest is in defining the role of macrophages in equine lung disease. Current projects include a geographic epidemiologic study of mild equine asthma (inflammatory airway disease) in Ontario horses to see if, similar to people, there is a cause and effect relationship between air pollution and asthma. Another project includes analysis of the macrophage transcriptome using RNAseq, as well as cytokine measurement to more fully characterize macrophage activation status in mild and severe equine asthma.

In addition to research, she is also a dedicated teacher in Phases 3 and 4 of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program of the Ontario Veterinary College, and in the graduate program of the Department of Pathobiology. As a clinical pathologist, she also participates in diagnostic service, where she analyses laboratory samples obtained from animals in OVC’s Small and Large Animal Health Sciences Centres.


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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