My research focuses on methods to promote healing of musculoskeletal tissues in horses and dogs. Cell based therapies, including stem cell therapy, are one of the major areas of interest.
Stem cell therapy for promotion of musculoskeletal tissues in animals
Equine bone healing
Biomechanics of fracture repair
Lores M, Stryhn H, McDuffee L, Rose P, Muirhead T: Transcutaneous ultrasonographic evaluation of gastric fluid distension in the horse" AJVR 68; 153-157, 2007.
McDuffee LA, Anderson GI, Wright GM, Ryan DAJ: In vitro heterogeneity of osteogenic cell populations from various equine skeletal sites. CJVR 70; 277-284, 2006.
McDuffee LA, Colterjohn N, Singh G: Bone Metastasis and Pathological Fractures: Bone Tissue Engineering as a Novel Therapy. In Singh G and Rabbani SA (eds): Bone Metastasis Experimental and Clinical Therapeutics. Totowa, NJ, Humana Press 2005.
McDuffee LA, Anderson GI: In vitro comparison of equine cancellous bone graft donor sites and tibial periosteum as sources of viable osteoprogenitors. Vet Surg 32; 455-63, 2003.
McDuffee LA, Lloyd KC: Spontaneous Fractures, in Smith BP (ed): Large Animal Internal Medicine (ed 3). St Louis, Missouri, Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 2001, 1329-1335.