James MacLeod, VMD, Ph.D

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jnmacleod@uky.edu
Phone (859) 218-1099
Fax (859) 257-8542

1400 Nicholasville Road
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Current Academic Appointments

2003-present -  Adjunct Associate Professor of Molecular  Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine,  Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

2003-present -  John S.  and Elizabeth A. Knight Chair / Professor of Veterinary Science, Maxwell H.  Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

2007-present - Professor  of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington,  Kentucky.

2008-present - Equine  Initiative Director, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, Lexington,  Kentucky.

Previous Academic Positions

1984-1988 - Research Assistant (doctoral thesis  research), University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences -  Biochemistry,  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1988-1992 - Research  Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes  Medical Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1992-1999 - Assistant  Professor of Molecular Genetics, James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health,  College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

1999-2003 - Associate  Professor of Molecular Genetics, James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health,  College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Patents

Mobile  Swivel and Tether Device for Attachment to Laboratory Animals, Patent No.  4,756,770, issued July 12, 1988, assigned to the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Grant History

1995-1998 - Morris Animal Foundation. Clinical Efficacy  and Safety of Recombinant Canine Erythropoietin, Principal Investigator, Total  direct support: $79,796.

1997-2000 - Arthritis Foundation. Cartilage-Specific  Fibronectin Isoform and Osteoarthritis,   Co-Principal Investigator (Nancy Burton-Wurster, Co-PI), Total direct  support: $200,149.

1997-2002 - Department of Health and Human Services -  Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health  RO1 AR44340. Cartilage-Specific Fibronectin  Isoform,  Principal Investigator, Total  direct support: $871,506.

1999-2002 - Pfizer, Inc. Clinical Efficacy and Safety  of Recombinant Canine Erythropoietin, Principal Investigator, Total direct  support: $98,963.

1999-2000 - Alumni Grants Fund, Cornell University.  Development of an Internet-Based Program for Data Collection in Multicenter  Studies, Principal Investigator, Total direct support $3,516.

1999-2000 - Feline Health Center, Cornell University. Expression of Recombinant  Feline Erythropoietin, Principal Investigator, Total direct support: $30,000.

2000-2002 - The Winn Feline Foundation.  Bioactivity of Recombinant Feline Erythropoietin, Principal Investigator, Total  direct support: $30,000.

2001-2004 - Arthritis Foundation. Cartilage-Specific Fibronectin  Isoform and Osteoarthritis, Principal Investigator (Nancy Burton-Wurster,  Co-PI), Total direct support: $250,000.

2001-2004 - Arthritis Foundation.  Cartilage-Specific Fibronectin Isoform and Osteoarthritis,  Principal Investigator, Total direct support:  $250,000.

2005-2008 - Morris Animal Foundation.  Horse Genomics: Linear Mapping and Microarray  Development, Co-Investigator (Ernest Bailey, PI), Total direct support: $15,000  (MacLeod laboratory portion).

2006-2008 - Morris Animal Foundation.  Articular Cartilage Maturation and Repair,  Fellowship sponsor for Michael Mienaltowski, Total direct support: $70,000.

2007-2011 - Morris Animal Foundation.  Program in Equine Medical Genetics, Co‑Principal  Investigator  (James Mickelson, University of Minnesota, Program Director), Total direct  support: $30,000 (MacLeod laboratory portion).

2008-2009 - University  of Kentucky Health Care – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Metamorphosis of  the Salamander as a Model of Postnatal Maturation of Articular Cartilge in  Mammals.  Co-Principal Investigator  (Christian Lattermann, Co-PI), Total direct support: $19,500.

Canine  Erythropoietin Gene and Recombinant Protein, No. 6,696,411, issued February 24,  2004, assigned to Cornell University.

Curriculum Vitae

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/gluck/MacLeodJN_CV.asp

Education

1980; University of Delaware, College of Agricultural Sciences, B.S., magna cum laude, with distinction.

1984; University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, V.M.D.

1990; University of Pennsylvania, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D.

1992; University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Endocrinology & Genetics Fellowship.

Areas of Interest

Endocrinology, equine research, genetics and genomics