Marta Lanza-Perea, BVM, MRCVS

Marta Lanza-Perea, BVM, MRCVS
Associate Professor
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Department Course Director for SAMAS 5257 (Junior Surgery and Anesthesia Lab)
Email: mperea@sgu.edu
Website: http://www.sgu.edu
Phone: (473) 444-4175 ext. 3655



Biography

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Dr. Lanza-Perea received a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons ( MRCVS) in 1997. She earned a BVM from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain, in 1994.

Dr. Lanza-Perea began her teaching career at St. George’s University (SGU), School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, in 2004, and is currently the Course Director for Clinical Skills III (Surgery Lab, 5th term). In 2005, she was awarded the VTH Clinical Teaching award, SGU.

Prior work experience includes 3 years as a permanent vet in practice and 4 years as a locum Veterinarian (relief work) in various veterinary surgical practices around the southern part of England, allowing her to travel extensively throughout the region during the years 1999 to 2002.

Dr. Lanza-Perea is fluent in English and Spanish.

Areas of Interest
Infectious diseases (Ehrlichia, Anaplasma , Bartonella, TVT) and zoonotic diseases.
Affiliations
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS)
Selected Publications

Yabsley MJ, McKibben J, Macpherson CN et al. Prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys, Babesia canis vogeli, Hepatozoon canis, Bartonella vinsonii berkhoffi, and Richettsia spp. in dogs from Grenada. Veterinary Parasitology

Yabsley MJ, McKibben J, Macpherson CN et al. Prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys, Babesia canis vogeli, Hepatozoon canis, Bartonella vinsonii berkhoffi, and Richettsia spp. in dogs from Grenada. Veterinary Parasitology

“Doxycycline treatment of asymptomatic dogs seropositive for Ehrlichia canis “
Marta Lanza-Perea; Sachin M. Kumthekar, Arathy Sabarinath et al. West Indian Veterinary Journal 2009, 9 (2) 11-13

Selected Projects

“Genetic Study of canine transmissible venereal tumor” Elisabeth Murchinson, Dr Elizabeth Murchison, Cancer Genome Project. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA UK.

Hemostatic parameters as clinical indicators for the presence of Ehrlichia canis and /or Anaplasma platys antigen in sero-positive, clinically healthy dogs in Grenada”. Master’s Research Project.

"Hematological & biochemical changes observed in dogs affected with TVT from Grenada" Sachin Kumthekar, Marta Lanza, Anne Corrigan et al.

“Prevalence of Ehrlichia canis and Anaplasma platys infection in dogs in the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou & Petit Martinique” Marta Lanza-Perea, Tara Paterson, Jennifer Torres, Andrea Fanter, Steven Epstein.

“Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis infection in dogs in the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou & Petit Martinique” Dr. Tara Paterson, Dr. Marta Lanza-Louw, Mr. Steven Epstein, Ms. Andrea Fanter.

“The Use of Doxycycline to Prevent Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasma in a Novel Population of Dogs Introduced into Grenada” Anne Corrigan, Dr. Susan Pasquini, Dr. John McKibben, Dr. Marta Lanza-Louw, Dr. Kathryn Gibson, Dr. Arend Werners, Mr. Don Shaine Phillips, Mr. Mark Gigante.

“Seroprevalence of canine Brucellosis in dogs from Grenada and Carriacou, West Indies.” Keshaw Tiwari, Marta Lanza, Tara Paterson et al.

“Seroprevalence of canine leishmaniasis and American trypanosomiasis in dogs from Grenada & Carriacou, West Indies” Sachin Kumthekar, Marta Lanza, Tara Paterson et al. Budget: 4000 USD Number: SRGI-11002