Lauren R. Talarico, DVM, ACVIM (Neurology)
BS, Bucknell University
DVM, Cornell Univeristy
Internship: University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Residency: Cornell University
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Neurology
Special Interests/Expertise: Surgical management of cranial cervical junction malformations (Chiari-like malformations and atlanto-occipital overlapping), spinal surgery, medical management of autoimmune and infectious brain disease, and MRI analysis!
Published in the following veterinary journals:
Denervation of the tensor veli palatini muscle and effusion in the tympanic cavity. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. In press.
Surgical Treatment of a Meningoencephalocele in a Cat. Veterinary Surgery. Volume 40. Issue 4. June, 2011.
Idiopathic granulomatous and necrotizing inflammatory disorders of the canine centralnervous system: a review and future perspectives. Journal of Small Animal Practice. Volume 51. Issue 3. March, 2010.
Book chapters include:
Intracranial Neoplasia in Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal. Volume 1
Polyradiculoneuritis in the Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition
Lysosomal Storage Diseases in the Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition
Myopathies in A Practical Guide to Canine & Feline Neurology, 3rd Edition
Neuropathies in A Practical Guide to Canine & Feline Neurology, 3rd Edition
Non-Infectious/Inflammatory Disease of the Central Nervous System in Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy Volume XV
Research grants include:
American Syringomyelia & Chiari Alliance Project Research Grant-Collaborate research on canine Chiari-like Malformations through Children's National Hospital, Washington DC.
Pets: Raesynette, the chocolate Labrador with the constantly wagging tail.
Personal Facts: Lauren grew up in the southern New Jersey beach area and loves the outdoors. She is an avid marathon runner, cyclist and swimmer. In her free time, Lauren enjoys working on her surgical and genetic Canine Chiari-Malformation research projects through Children's National Pediatric Neurosurgery and spending time with her best dog buddy, Raesynette.
Member of the VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center team since July 20, 2012.