John A. Christian, DVM(Honors), PhD

Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Lab Director and Section Chief, Clinical Pathology

Department of Comparative Pathobiology

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: 765.494.6558
Fax: 765.494.9830
Email: christij@purdue.edu

Education

1992 - PhD | Purdue University
1982 - DVM (Honors) | Auburn University

Experience

2001 - Present | Clinical Pathology Lab Director and Section Chief, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1999 - Present | Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
1993 - 1999 | Assistant Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1982 - 1985 | General Practitioner in Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (Mixed Animal), Copeland Veterinary Hospital, Cookeville, TN
1980 - 1980 | Summer Research Fellow in Comparative Medicine, Dept. of Comparative Medicine, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Selected Publications

– JA Christian*, AH Rebar, GD Boon, PS Low. Senescence of canine biotinylated erythrocytes: Increased autologous immunoglobulin binding occurs on erythrocytes aged in vivo for 104 to 110 days. Blood 82:3469-3473, 1993

– John A. Christian*, Alan H. Rebar, G. Daniel Boon, and Philip S. Low. Methodological considerations for the use of canine in vivo aged, biotinylated erythrocytes to study RBC senescence. Experimental Hematology 24:82-88, 1996.

– John A. Christian. Nonregenerative Anemia, in AH Rebar (Consulting editor), Larry P. Tilley, Francis WK Smith (editors) The 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1997, p. 196-197

– WJ Reagan, C Scott-Moncrieff, JA Christian, P Snyder, K Kelly, LT Glickman. The effects of human intravenous immunoglobulin on canine monocytes and lymphocytes. American Journal of Veterinary Research 59:1568-1574, 1998.

– John A. Christian*, Jiazhen Wang, Michael Rettig, Nadya Kiyatkina, Philip S. Low. How old are dense RBC? The dog’s tale. Blood 92:2590-2591, 1998.

– Michael P Rettig, Philip S Low, J Aura Gimm, Narla Mohandas, Jiazhen Wang, John A. Christian*. Evaluation of biochemical changes during in vivo erythrocyte senescence in the dog. Blood 93:376-384, 1999.

– John A. Christian. RBC Survival and Destruction, in BF Feldman, JG Zinkl, NC Jain (editors), Schalm’s Veterinary Hematology. 5th edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 2000, p. 117-124.

– John A. Christian, A.H. Rebar. Aging and Hematology, in U. Mohr, D.L. Dungworth, C.C. Capen, W.W. Carlton, S.A. Benjamin, F.F. Hahn (editors). Pathobiology of the Aging Dog, Vol. 1. Iowa State University Press, Ames. 2001, p. 109-119.

– John A. Christian. Clinical Biochemistry of the Aging Dog, in U. Mohr, D.L. Dungworth, C.C. Capen, W.W. Carlton, S.A. Benjamin, F.F. Hahn (editors) Pathobiology of the Aging Dog, Vol. 1. Iowa State University Press, Ames. 2001, p. 3-13.

– John A Christian. Bromosulphophthalein (BSP) and Indocyanine Green (ICG), in Christopher Brown, Joseph Bertone (eds.), The 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore. 2002, p. 498-501

– J. Liu, JA Christian*, JK Critser. Canine RBC osmotic tolerance and membrane permeability. Cryobiology 44:258-268, 2002

– Meghan C Wulster-Radcliffe, Kolapo M Ajuwan, Jiazhen Wang, John A Christian, Michael Spurlock. Adiponectin differentially regulates cytokines in porcine macrophages. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 316: 924-929, 2004.

– Alan H Rebar, John A Christian*. Advanced Diagnostics: Getting reference laboratory results with an in-house blood chemistry analyzer. Clinician’s Brief. November, 2007, p. 29-30

– John A Christian. Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), in Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Kenneth W Hinchcliff (eds.), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, 2nd ed. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, 2008. p. 46-47

– John A Christian. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase (GGT), in Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Kenneth W Hinchcliff (eds.), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, 2nd ed. Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, 2008. p. 330-331

– John A. Christian. Erythrokinetics and Erythrocyte Destruction. In Douglas J Weiss, K Jane Wardrop. Schalm’s Veterinary Hematology, 6th Edition, Blackwell Publishing LTD, Singapore (Fabulous Printers, Ptc Ltd), 2010 pp. 136-143

– Martiana F. Sega, Haiyan Chu, John Christian, and Philip S. Low. Interaction of Deoxyhemoglobin with the Cytoplasmic Domain of Murine Erythrocyte Band 3. Biochemistry 51:3264-3272, 2012

– M. F. Sega, H. Chu, J. A. Christian, and P. S. Low. Fluorescence assay of the interaction between hemoglobin and the cytoplasmic domain of erythrocyte membrane band 3. Blood Cells Mol. Dis. 55 (3):266-271, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26227857

– John A. Christian. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Larry Tilley, Francis Smith, Jr (eds): Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Ed. 2016, pp. 410-411

– John A. Christian. Hypercoagulability in Larry Tilley, Francis Smith, Jr (eds): Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 6th Ed. 2016, pp. 660

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