A research and diagnostic laboratory specialising in Vitamin D biology research in companion, production and wild animals

Publications

PAPERS

(includes all peer reviewed papers published by Richard Mellanby in chronological order, ones relevant to VitDAL highlighted in bold)

 

 

129) Hudson, N.P.H., Rhind, S.M., Mellanby, R.J., Giannopoulos, G.M., Dalziel, L. and Shaw, D.J. (2018) Success at Veterinary School: Evaluating the Influence of Intake Variables on Year 1 Examination Performance. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education

128) Brehany, C. Hamilton, J., Mellanby, R.J. and Gow, A.G. (2018) The effect of ammonia on canine polymorphonuclear cells. Veterinary Research Communications

127) Gibson, A.D, Lohr F., Mayer D., Bailey J., Mazeri S., Wallace R., Handel, I., Shervell, K., Bronsvoort, M., Mellanby R.J.* and Gamble, L.* (2018) One million dog vaccinations recorded on mHealth innovation used to direct teams in numerous rabies control campaigns. PLoS ONE (*joint senior authors)

126) Oosthuyzen, W, ten Berg, P, Francis, B, Campbell, S, Macklin, V, Milne, E, Gow, A, Fisher, C, Mellanby, RJ and Dear, J. (2018) The development of a reference interval for circulating microRNA-122 in healthy dogs demonstrates sensitive and specific diagnostic accuracy for liver disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

125) Mellanby, RJ, Scott, J, Mair, I, Fernandez, A, Saul, L, Arlt, A Moral, M and Vendrell, M. (2018) Tricarbocyanine N-triazoles: The Scaffold-of-Choice for Long-Term Near-Infrared Imaging of Immune Cells in vivo. Chemical Science

124) EL Rayner, I Otter, A Susheelan, RJ. Mellanby RJ, Meunier NV, Gibson A and Gamble L. (2018) Prevalence of mutilations and other skin wounds in working donkeys in Tamil Nadu, India. Veterinary Record

123) Airikkala-Otter I, Gamble L, Handel IG, Bronsvoort BMC, Mellanby RJ, Meunier NV. (2018) Investigation of short-term surgical complications in a low-resource, high-volume dog sterilisation clinic in India. BMC Vet Res. 27;14(1), 56.

122) Bailey, J., Gamble, L., Gibson, A., Bronsvoort, M., Handel, I, Mellanby R.J.* Mazeri, S*. (2018) A Rabies Lesson Improves Rabies Knowledge Amongst Primary School Children in Zomba, Malawi. PLoS Neglected Diseases (*joint senior author) 12(3):e0006293

121) Cartwright, J., Gow, A., Milne, E., Drummond, D., Smith, S., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J. (2018) Vitamin D receptor expression in the dog. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 32, 764-774

120) Mazeri, S., Gibson, A., Bronsvoort, M., Handel, I, Mellanby R.J.* Gamble, L.* (2018) Barriers of attendance to dog rabies static point vaccination clinics in Blantyre, Malawi PLoS Neglected Diseases (*joint senior author) 12(1):e0006159.

119) Ferreira, M., Aylor, A., Mellanby, R.J., Campbell, S., Gow, A.G. (2017) Investigation of manganese homeostasis in dogs with anaemia and chronic enteropathy. Open Veterinary Journal. 7, 360-366

118) Corripio-Miyar, Y., Mellanby, R.J., Morrison, K. and McNeilly, T.N. (2017) 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 modulates the phenotype and function of monocyte derived dendritic cells in cattle. BMC Veterinary Research. 13, 390

117) Stewart, J., Main, Z and Mellanby, R.J. (2017) Successful treatment of acute, severe hypophosphataemia in a dog. Veterinary Record Case Reports. 5, e000460.

116) Marchant TW, Johnson EJ, McTeir L, Johnson C, Gow AG, Liuti T, Kuehn D, Svenson K, Bermingham ML, Drögemüller M, Nussbaumer M, Davey M, Argyle DJ, Powell RM, Guilherme S, Lang J, Ter Haar G, Leeb T, Schwarz T, Mellanby R.J., Clements D.N and Schoenebeck J.J (in press) Canine Brachycephaly is Associated with a Retrotransposon-Mediated Missplicing of SMOC2. Current Biology

115) Rautenbach Y, Goddard A, Thompson P, Mellanby R.J. and Leisewitz A. (in press) A flow cytometric assessment of the lymphocyte immunophenotypes in dogs naturally infected with Babesia rossi. Veterinary Parasitology

114) Saul, L., Besusso, D., Mellanby, R.J. (2017) CD11c+ bone marrow derived dendritic cells can initiate autoimmunity with minimal injection site inflammation. Laboratory Animals. 51, 292-300

113) Titmarsh, H., Kilpatrick, S., Sinclair, J., Lalor, S., Berry, J., Gunn-Moore, D., Reed, N., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J. (2016). The relationship between vitamin D and leukocytes in hospitalised cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 19, 364-369

112) Meehan, L., Hodgkiss-Geere, H., Walsh, B., Mellanby, R.J. Schwarz, T. (2016) Concurrent physitis and portosystemic shunts in three dogs. Veterinary Record Case Reports. 4 (1) e000316

111) Gibson AD, Handel IG, Shervell K, Roux T, Mayer D, Muyila S, Maruwo GB, Nkhulungo EM, Foster RA, Chikungwa P, Chimera B, Bronsvoort BM, Mellanby RJ, Gamble L. (2016) The vaccination of 35,000 dogs in 20 days using combined static point and door-to-door methods in Blantyre, Malawi. PLOS Neglected Disease. 10(7):e0004824 (joint senior author)

110) Mellanby, R.J. (2016) Beyond the skeleton : a review of the role of vitamin D in companion animal health. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 57, 175-180

109) Handel, I., Watt, K.A., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Macrae, A., McNeilly, T.N., Berry, J., Clements, D.N., Nussey, D.H. and Mellanby, R.J. (2016) Vitamin D status predicts reproductive fitness in a wild sheep population. Scientific Reports. 6:18986.

108) Kilpatrick, S. Mellanby, R.J. (2016) Systemic Inflammatory Reponse Syndrome predicts poor clinical outcome in dogs with primary hepatitis. PLOS ONE.11(1): e0146560

107) Bessuso, D., Saul, L., Leech, M, O’Connor, R., Macdonald, A., Anderton, S.M., Mellanby, R.J. (2015) 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 conditioned CD11c+ dendritic cells are effective initiators of CNS autoimmunity. Frontiers in Immunology. 6: 575.

106) Gibson, A., Ohal, P., Shervell, K.,Handel, I., Bronsvoort, M., Mellanby, R.J. and Gamble. L. (2015) Vaccinate-assess-move method of mass canine rabies vaccination utilising mobile technology data collection in Ranchi, India. BMC Infectious Diseases. 15(1):589

105) Titmarsh, H., Gow, A.G., Kilpatrick, S., Sinclair, J., Milne, E., Philbey, A., Berry, J., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Low vitamin D status is associated with systemic and gastrointestinal inflammation in dogs with a chronic enteropathy. PLOS ONE. 10(9): e0137377

104) Hudson, N., Stansbie, N., Rhind, S., Brown G., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J., and Bell, C. (2015) Recognising and developing students as teachers: Introduction of a novel Undergraduate Certificate in Veterinary Medical Education. Medical Teacher.16, 1-3

103) Titmarsh, H., Lalor, S., Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Vitamin D status in cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus. Veterinary Medicine and Science. 1, 72-78

102) Titmarsh, H., Gow, A.G., Kilpatrick, S., Sinclair, J., Milne, E., Philbey, A., Berry, J., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Association of vitamin D status and clinical outcome in dogs with a chronic enteropathy. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 29, 1473-8

101) Titmarsh, H., Kilpatrick, S., Sinclair, J., Boag, A., Bode, E.F., Lalor, S., Berry, J., Gunn-Moore, D., Reed, N., Handel, I., Mellanby, R.J. (2015). Vitamin D status predicts all-cause mortality in cats. PLoS ONE. 10(9):e0137377

100) Gow, A.G., Frowde, P., Elwood, C., Burton, C., Powell, R., Tappin S.W., Foale, R., Duncan, A., Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Surgical attenuation of spontaneous congenital portosystemic shunts in dogs resolves hepatic encephalopathy but not hypermanganesemia. Metabolic Brain Diseases. 30, 1285-9

99) Sinclair, J., Gow, D., Handel, I., Brown, A., Cash, R., Foote, A., Bell, R., MacKenize, D. and Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Serum cTnI concentrations decrease following treatment of primary immune mediated haemolytic anaemia. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 56, 516-20

98) Tivers, M.S., Handel, I., Gow, A.G., Lipscomb, V.J., Jalan, R. and Mellanby R.J. (2015) Attenuation of congenital portosystemic shunt reduces inflammation in dogs. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117557

97) Bruno, E.A., Guthrie, G.W., Ellwood, S.A., Mellanby, R.J. and Clements D.N. (2015) Global positioning system derived performance measures are responsive indicators of physical activity, disease and the success of clinical treatments in domestic dogs. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117094

96) Kilpatrick, S., Gow, A.G., Evans, H. and Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Adrenocorticotrophic hormone causes an increase in cortisol, but not parathyroid hormone, in dogs. Research in Veterinary Sciences. 98,13-5

95) Summers, K.M., Ogden, R., Clements, D.N., French, A.T., Gow, A.G., Powell, R., Corcoran, B., Mellanby, R.J. and Schoeman J.P. (2014) Limited genetic divergence between popular dog breeds from geographically isolated countries. The Veterinary Record. 175, 562

94) Frowde, P., Gow, A., Burton, C., Powell, R., Lipscomb, V., House, A., Mellanby, R.J. Tivers, M. (2014) Investigation of hepatic hepcidin gene expression in dogs with a congenital portosystemic shunt. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 28, 1203-5

93) Lalor, S., Reed, N., Cash, R., Foot, A., Gunn-Moore, D. and Mellanby, R.J. (2014) Serum cardiac troponin I concentrations are increased in cats with anaemia. Journal of Small Anmal Practice. 55, 320-2

92) Kilpatrick, S., Jacinto, A., Foale, R.D., Tappin, S.W., Burton, C., Frowde, P.E., Powell, R., Duncan, A., Mellanby, R.J. Gow, A.G. (2014) Whole blood manganese concentrations in dogs with primary hepatitis. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 55, 320-2

91) Lalor, S., Schwartz, A.M., Titmarsh, H., Reed, N., Tasker, S., Boland, L., Berry, J., Gunn-Moore, D. and Mellanby, R.J. (2014). Cats with inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal small cell lymphoma have low serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 28, 351-5

90) Kilpatrick, S., Gow, A.G., Foale R.D., Tappin, S.W., Carruthers, H., Reed, N., Yool, D.A., Woods, S., Marques, A.I., Jalan, R. and Mellanby, R.J. (2014) Plasma cytokine concentrations in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunt. Veterinary Journal. 200, 197-9

89) Tivers M.S., Handel I., Gow, A.G., Lipscomb V.J., Jalan R. and Mellanby R.J. (2014) Hyperammonemia and systemic inflammatory response syndrome predicts presence of hepatic encephalopathy in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunts. PLoS ONE. 9, e82303

88) Haastert, B., Mellanby, R.J., Anderton, S.M. and O’Connor, R.A. (2013) T cells at the site of autoimmune inflammation show increased potential for trogocytosis. PLoS ONE. 8, e81404

87) Vazquez-Romero, A, Kielland, N., Arevalo, M., Preciado, S., Mellanby, R.J. Feng, Y, Lavilla, R., Vendrell, M. (2013) Multicomponent Reactions for de Novo Synthesis of BODIPY Probes: in vivo Imaging of Phagocytic Macrophages. Journal of American Chemical Society.135, 16018-21

86) Crawford, K., Warman, S., Marques, A., Yool, D., Eckersal, D., Mellanby, R.J., Gow, A.G. (2013) Haptoglobin concentrations in dogs with liver disease. Veterinary Record. 173, 579

85) Hudson, N.P.H., Rhind, S.M., Shaw, D.J., Giannopoulos, G.M., Bell, C.E., Pearson, G.T., Phillips, C.A. and Mellanby, R.J. (2013) The influence of interview on the selection of students into a veterinary medicine degree programme. Veterinary Record. 173, 368

84) Jacinto, A.,Bommer, N., Chandler, M., Fairbanks, L., Mellanby, R.J. and Gow, A.G. (2013) Urine concentrations of xanthine, hypoxanthine and uric acid in UK Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 54, 395-8

83) Rosa, C., Schoeman, J.P., Berry, J. Mellanby, R.J. Dvir, E. (2013) Hypovitaminosis D in canine spirocercosis. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 27, 1159-64

82) Pickles, K., Rhind, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2013) Provision of support services for veterinary students in the UK. Veterinary Record. 173, 96

81) Leech, M.D., Barr, T.A., Turner D.G., Brown, S., O’Connor, R.A., Gray, D., Mellanby, R..J. and Anderton, S.M. (2013) Cutting Edge : IL-6 dependent autoimmune disease : dendritic cells as a sufficient, but transient, source. Journal of Immunology. 190, 881-885

80) Mellanby, R.J., Clements, D.N., Ogden, R. , French, A., Gow, A., Powell, R., Corcoran, B., Schoeman, J. Summers, K.M. (2013) Population structure and genetic heterogeneity in popular dog breeds in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Journal. 196, 92-7

79) Clements, D.N., Broadhurst, H., Clarke, S., Farrell, M., Bennett, D., Mosley, J. and Mellanby, R.J. (2013) The Effectiveness of 3D Animations to Enhance Understanding of Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 40, 29-34

78) Mellanby R.J., Cambrook, H., Turner, D., O’Connor R.A., Leech, M.D., Kurschus, F.C., ,MacDonald A.S., Arnold, B. and Anderton S.M. (2012) TLR-4 ligation of dendritic cells is sufficient to drive pathogenic T cell function in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis Journal of Neuroinflammation. 9, 248

77) Kovalik, M., Mellanby, R.J., Berry J., Evans, H., van den Broek A.M. and Thoday K. (2012) Ciclosporin A therapy has minimal impact on calcium metabolism in dogs with atopic dermatitis. Veterinary Dermatology. 23, 481-91

76) Dvir E, Mellanby R.J., Kjelgaard-Hansen M, Schoeman, J.P. (2012) Plasma IL-8 concentrations are increased in dogs with spirocercosis. Veterinary Parasitology. 190, 185-90

75) Platt, B., Hawton, K., Simkin, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Suicidality in the veterinary profession: Interview study of veterinarians with a history of suicidal ideation or behaviour The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention. 33, 280-9

74) Kovalik, M., Thoday K., Berry J., Evans, H., van den Broek A.M. and Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Prednisolone therapy has minimal impact on calcium metabolism in dogs with atopic dermatitis. The Veterinary Journal. 193, 439-42

73) Gow, A.G., Gow, D.J., Bell, R., Evans, H., Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Insulin concentrations in dogs with hypoadrenocorticism. Research in Veterinary Sciences. 93, 97-99

72) Gow, A.G.,Marques, A., Yool, D.A., Crawford, K., Warman, S., Eckersall, D., Jalan, R., Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Dogs with spontaneous hepatic encephalopathy have higher serum concentrations of C-reactive protein. Metabolic Brain Diseases. 27, 227-229

71) Lalor, S.M., Mellanby, R.J., Friend, E.J., Bowlt, K.L., Berry, J. and Gunn-Moore, D.M. (2012) Domesticated cats with active mycobacteria infections have low serum 25(OH)D concentrations. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 23, 125-130

70) Kovalik, M., van den Broek, A.M., Handel, I, Bronsvoort, M., Evans, H., Thoday, K.L., and Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Prednisolone is associated with an increase in serum insulin but not serum fructosamine concentrations in dogs with atopic dermatitis. The Veterinary Journal. 192, 212-216

69) Pickles, K.J., Rhind, S.M., Miller, R., Jackson, S., Allister, R., Philp. J., Waterhouse, L., Mellanby,R.J. (2012) Potential barriers to veterinary student access to counselling and other support systems: perceptions of staff and students at a UK veterinary school. Veterinary Record. 170, 124

68) Ogden, R., Mellanby, R.J., Clements, D.N. Gow A.G., Powell, R., and McEwing R. (2012) Genetic data from 15 STR loci for forensic individual identification and parentage analyses in UK domestic dogs (Canis silvestris). Forensic Science International: Genetics. 6, 63-65

67) Kovalik, M., Thoday K., Berry J., van den Broek A.M. and Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Prednisolone therapy for atopic dermatitis is less effective in dogs with lower pre-treatment serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D concentrations. Veterinary Dermatology. 23, 125-128

66) Collings, A.J., Gow, A.G., Marques, A., Yool, D., Furneaux, R., Locke, U., Mellanby, R.J., Watson, P.J. (2012) A prospective study of basal insulin concentrations in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunts. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 53, 228-233

65) Platt, B., Hawton, K., Simkin, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2012) Suicidal behaviour and psychosocial problems in veterinary surgeons: a systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 47, 223-240

65) Rhind S.M., Baillie S., Kinnison T., Shaw D.J., Bell C., Mellanby R.J., Hammond J., Hudson N., Whittington R., Stansbie N., Donnelly R. (2011) The transition into veterinary practice: opinions of recent graduates and final year students. BMC Medical Education. 11, 64

64) Dvir, E., Schoeman, J.P., McNeilly T.N., Clift, S.J. and Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Immunohistochemical characterisation of lymphocyte and myeloid cell infiltrates in spirocercosis-induced oesophageal nodules. Parasite Immunology. 33, 545-553

62) Hawton, K., Agerbo, E., Platt, B., Simkin, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Risk of suicide in medical and related occupational groups: a national controlled comparative study based on Danish case register records. Journal of Affective Disorders. 134, 320-326

61) Mellanby, R.J., Handel, I., Bronsvoort, M., Clements, D.N., Lengeling and A., Schoeman, J. (2011) Breed and gender risk factors for canine babesiosis in South Africa. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 25, 1186-1189

60) Gow, A.G, Else, R.., Evans, H., Berry, J.L. Herrtage, M.E., Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Hypovitaminosis D in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease and hypoalbuminemia. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 52, 411-418

59) Mellanby, R.J., Rhind, S.M., Bell, C., Shaw, D., Fennell, D., Manser, C., Spratt, D.P., Wright, M.J.H., Zago, S., Hudson, N. (2011) Perceptions of clients and veterinarians on what attributes constitutes a ‘good vet’. Veterinary Record. 168, 616-623

58) Gow, D.J, Gow, A.G., Bell, R. Spratt, D., Cash, R., Ricketts, S. Archer, J. and Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Serum cardiac troponin I in dogs with primary immune mediated haemolytic anaemia. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 52, 259-264

57) Kovalik, M., van den Broek, A.M., Handel, I, Bronsvoort, M., Evans, H., Thoday, K.L., and Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Ciclosporin treatment is associated with disturbances in glucose homeostasis in dogs with atopic dermatitis. Veterinary Dermatology. 22, 173-180

56) Sheehan, D., Bell, R., Mellanby, R.J., Gow, A.G., Friend, E., Heller, J. and Eckersall, D. (2010) Acute phase protein concentrations in dogs with nasal disease. Veterinary Record. 167, 895-899

55) Mellanby, R.J., Hudson, N.P., Bell, C.E., Else, R.W., Gunn-Moore, D.A., Byrne, C., Straiton, S. and Rhind, S.M. (2010) Evaluation of suicide awareness programme to veterinary undergraduates and academic staff. Veterinary Record. 167, 730-734

54) Platt, B., Hawton, K., Simkin, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2010) Suicide in the veterinary profession: A systematic review of the prevalence and methods used. Occupational Medicine. 60, 436-446

53) Mellanby, R.J., Broadhurst, C., Wondafrash, M., Ewnetu, M., Watt, A., Crtichlow, R., Dadesa, A., Deas, T., Enawgaw, C., Gebremedhin, B., Graham, E., MacLean, S. and Ross, B. (2010) Habitat changes in the Yabelo Sanctuary and surrounding areas. African Journal of Ecology.48, 272-274

52) Gow, A.G., Marques, A.I.C., Yool, D.A., Duncan, A. and Mellanby, R.J. (2010) Blood manganese concentrations in dogs with congenital portosystemic shunts. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 24, 90-96

51) Ross, B., Wondafrash, M., Ewnetu, M., Watt, A., Broadhurst, C., Crtichlow, R., Dadesa, A., Deas, T., Enawgaw, C., Gebremedhin, B., Graham, E., MacLean, S. and Mellanby, R.J. (2009) Notes on the ecology of Ethiopian Bush-crow Zavattariornis stresemanni. Scopus. 29, 1-6

50) Mellanby, R.J., Broadhurst, C., Wondafrash, M., Ewnetu, M., Watt, A., Crtichlow, R., Dadesa, A., Deas, T., Enawgaw, C., Gebremedhin, B., Graham, E., MacLean, S. and Ross, B. (2009) Decline in red-billed oxpeckers in southern Ethiopia. Ostrich: African Journal of Ornithology. 80, 197-199

49) Panti, A., Bennett, R., Corletto, F., Jeffery, N., Brearley, J. and Mellanby, R.J. (2009) The effect of omeprazole on oesophageal pH in dogs during anaesthesia. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 50, 540-544

48) Gow, A., Gow, D., Bell, R., Simspon, J.W., Chandler, M.L., Evans, H., Berry, J., Herrtage, M.E. and Mellanby, R.J. (2009) Calcium metabolism in eight dogs with hypoadrenocorticism. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 50, 426-430

47) Mellanby, R.J., Henry, J.P., Cash, R., Ricketts, S.W., Bexiga, R. and Mellor, D.J. (2009) Serum troponin I concentrations in cattle with cardiac and non-cardiac disorders. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 23, 926-930

46) Mellanby, R.J., Platt, B., Simkin, S. and Hawton, K. (2009) Incidence of alcohol-related deaths in the veterinary profession in England and Wales, 1993-2005. The Veterinary Journal. 181, 332-335

45) Hudson, N.P.H., Rhind, S.M., Moore, L.J., Dawson, S., Kilyon, M., Braithwaite, K., Watson, J., Mellanby, R.J. (2009) Admissions processes at the seven UK veterinary schools: a review. Veterinary Record. 164, 583-587

44) Mellanby, R.J, Thomas, D.C. and Lamb, J. (2009) Regulatory T cells and autoimmunity. Clinical Sciences. 116, 639-649

43) Mellanby, R.J., Ross, B., Watt, A., Wondafrash, M., Ewnetu, M., Broadhurst, C., Crtichlow, R., Dadesa, A., Deas, T., Enawgaw, C., Gebremedhin, B., Graham, E., MacLean, S., McKean, M., Collar, N.J. and Spottiswoode, C.N. (2008) Distribution, abundance and habitat preferences of White-tailed Swallow, Hirundo megaensis and Ethiopian Bush-crow Zavattariornis stresemanni, two southern Ethiopian endemics. Bird Conservation International. 18, 395-412

42) Mellanby, R.J., Phillips, J.M., Parish, N.M. and Cooke, A. (2008) Both central and peripheral tolerance mechanisms play roles in diabetes prevention in NOD-E transgenic mice. Autoimmunity. 41, 383-394

41) Mellanby, R.J., Henry, J.P., Cash, R., Ricketts, S.W., Bexiga, R. and Mellor, D.J. (2007) Serum cardiac troponin I concentrations in cattle with pericarditis. Veterinary Record. 161, 454-455

40) Thomas, D.C., Mellanby, R.J., Phillips, J.M. and Cooke, A. (2007) An early age-related increase in the frequency of CD4+Foxp3+ cells in BDC2.5NOD mice. Immunology. 121, 565-576

39) Mellanby, R.J., Thomas, D.C., Phillips, J.M. and Cooke, A. (2007) Diabetes in NOD mice is not associated with quantitative changes in CD4+CD25+Foxp3+regulatory T cells. Immunology. 121, 15-28

38) Mellanby, R.J., Crisp, J., de Palma, G. Spratt, D.P., Urwin, D., Wright, M.J.H. and Zago, S. (2007) Perceptions of veterinarians and clients to expressions of clinical uncertainty. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 48, 26-31

37) Mellanby, R.J., Craig, R., Evans, H., Herrtage, M.E. (2006) Plasma parathyroid hormone related protein concentrations in dogs with calcium metabolism disorders. Veterinary Record. 159, 833-838

36) Mellanby, R.J., Koonce, C.H., Monti, A., Phillips, J.M., Cooke, A. and Bikoff, E.K. (2006) Loss of invariant chain protects NOD mice against Type 1 diabetes. Journal of Immunology. 177, 7588-7598

35) Mellor, P.J., Fetz, K., Maggi, R.G., Haugland, S., Dunning, M., Villiers, E.J., Mellanby, R.J., Williams, D., Breitschwerdt, E. and Herrtage, M.E. (2006) Alpha1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency and Bartonella infection in association with panniculitis, polyarthritis and meningitis in a dog. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 20, 1023-1028

34) Mellor, P., Mellanby, R.J., Baines, E.J., Villiers, E.J., Archer, J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2006) High serum troponin concentrations as a marker of severe myocardial damage in a case of suspected exertional heatstroke in a dog. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. 8, 55-62

33) Mellanby, R.J., Mellor, P.J., Villiers, E.J., Herrtage, M.E., Halsall, D, O’Rahilly, S., McNeil, P.E., Mee, A.P., Berry, J.L. (2006) Hypercalcaemia associated with granulomatous lymphadenitis and elevated 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D concentration in a dog. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 47, 207-212

32) Mellanby, R.J. (2005) Incidence of suicide in the veterinary profession in England and Wales. Veterinary Record. 157, 415-417

31) Mellanby, R.J., Mee, A., Berry, J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2005) Hypercalcaemia in two dogs caused by excessive dietary supplemetation of vitamin D. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 46, 334-338

30) Mellanby, R.J., Mellor, P.J. Roulois, A., Baines, E.A., Mee, A.P, Berry J.L. and Herrtage, M.E. (2005) Hypocalcaemia associated with low serum vitamin D metabolite concentrations in two dogs with protein-losing enteropathies. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 46, 345-351

29) Mellanby, R.J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2005). Long term outcome of 23 cases of pericardial effusions in the dog. Veterinary Record. 156, 568-571

28) Mellanby, R.J., Jeffery, N.D., Gopal, M.S., Baines, E.A. and Herrtage, M.E. (2005) Secondary hypothyroidism following head trauma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 7, 135-139

27) Spratt, D.R., Mellanby, R.J., Drury, N. and Archer, J. (2005) Cardiac troponin I : evaluation of a biomarker for the diagnosis of heart disease in the dog. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 46, 139-145

26) Mellanby, R.J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2004) A survey of mistakes made by recent veterinarian graduates. Veterinary Record. 155, 761-765

25) Adams, J., Mellanby, R.J., Villiers, E., Carter, D. and Woodger, N. (2004) Acute B cell lymphoblastic leukaemia in a 12 week old Greyhound. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 553-558

24) Bright, S.R. and Mellanby, R.J. (2004) Congenital phimosis in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 6, 367-370

23) Mellanby, R.J., Chantrey, J.C, Baines, E., Ailsby, R. and Herrtage, M.E. (2004) Urethral haemangiosarcoma in a Boxer. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 154-156

22) Mellanby, R.J., Holloway, A., Chantrey, J., Herrtage, M.E. and Dobson, J.M. (2004) Immune mediated haemolytic anaemia associated with a sarcoma in a flat-coated retriever. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 21-24

21) Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, J.M., Whitfield, D.P., Mellanby, R.J., Norton, D. & Waldron S. (2004) The energetic costs of egg heating constrain incubation attendance but do not determine daily energy expenditure in the pectoral sandpiper. Behavioural Ecology. 15, 498-507

20) Mellanby, R.J., Jeffery, N.D., Baines, E.A., Woodger, N. and Herrtage, M.E. (2003) Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of lymphoma involving the brachial plexus in a cat. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 44, 522-525

19) Mellanby, R.J., Herrtage, M.E. and Dobson, J.M. (2003) Sarcoma development post radiotherapy in two dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology. 1, 113-119

18) Mellanby, R.J., Holloway, A., Baines, E., Woodger, A., Ristic, J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2003). Primary pulmonary chondrosarcoma in a dog. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 44, 315-321

17) Mellanby, R.J., Herrtage, M.E. and Dobson, J.M. (2003). Quality of life of dogs with lymphoma during palliative chemotherapy. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 44, 100-103

16) Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Reid, J.M., Whitfield, D.P. and Mellanby, R.J. (2003) Do the energetic demands of incubation constrain incubation scheduling in a biparental species. Behavioural Ecology. 14, 97-102

15) Mellanby, R.J., Stell, A., Baines, E., Chandrey, J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2003) Panniculitis and pancreatitis in a Cocker Spaniel. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 44, 24-28

14) Mellanby, R.J., Baines, E and Herrtage, M.E. (2002). Pneumoperitoneum in two cats. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 43, 543-546

13) Mellanby, R.J., Foale, R., Friend, E., Woodger, N., Dobson, J, and Herrtage, M.E. (2002) Anal sac adenocarcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 4, 205-207

12) Mellanby, R.J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2002). Low fructosamine in a normoglycaemic dog with an insulinoma. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 43, 506-508

11) Bright, S., Mellanby, R.J. and Williams, J. (2002) Oropharyngeal stitck injury in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 4, 153-155

10) Mellanby, R.J., Villiers, E. and Herrtage, M.E. (2002). Pleural and mediastinal effusions in dogs : a retrospective review of 81 cases. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 43, 447-451

9) Mellanby, R.J., Stevenson, R., White, R., Herrtage, M.E. and Dobson, J. (2002) Treatment of canine nasal tumours by radiotherapy alone: a retrospective study of 56 cases. Veterinary Record. 151, 253-257

8) Reid, J.M., Cresswell, W., Holt, S., Mellanby, R.J., Whitfield, D.P. and Ruston, G.D. (2002) Nest srape design and clutch heat loss in Pectoral Sandpipers (Calidris melanotos). Functional Ecology. 16, 305-312.

7) Mellanby, R.J., Herrtage, M.E. and Dobson, J.M. (2002) Long term outcome of eight cats with non lymphoproliferative nasal tumours treated by megavoltage radiotherapy. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 4, 77-81

6) Mellanby, R.J., Herrtage, M.E. & Dobson, J.M. (2002) Treatment of canine lymphoma by veterinarians in first opinion practice in England. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 42, 198-202

5) Catry, P., Mellanby, R.J., Sulieman, Salim, Anderson, N., Armitage, M., Constant, G., Heaney, V., Hughes, M., McKean, M. Habitat Selection by Terrestrial Birds on Pemba Island (Tanzania) with particular reference to six endemic taxa. (2000) Biological Conservation. 95, 259-267

4) Cresswell, W., Yerokhov, S., Berezovikov, N., Mellanby, R.J., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gretton, A., Zykin, A., McGregor, R. & McLaughlin, D. (1999) Important wetlands in northern and eastern Kazakstan. Wildfowl 50, 181-194

3) Cresswell, W., Mellanby, R.J., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gabela, A., Hughes, M., Martineau, H., MacLeod, R., McPhee, F., Anderson, N., Holt, S., Barabas, S., Chapel, C. & Sanchez, T. (1999) Densities and habitat preferences of Andean cloud-forest birds in pristine and degraded habitats in north-eastern Ecuador. Bird Conservation International. 9, 129-145

2) Cresswell, W., Mellanby, R.J., Bright, S., Catry, P., Chaves, J., Freile, J., Gabela, A., Hughes, M., Martineau, H., MacLeod, R., McPhee, F., Anderson, N., Holt, S., Barabas, S., Chapel, C. & Sanchez, T. (1999) Birds of the Guandera Biological Reserve, Carchi Province, north-east Ecuador. Cotinga. 11, 55-63

1) Cresswell, W., Irwin, M., Jensen, M., Mee, A., Mellanby, R.J., McKean, M. & Milne, L. (1997) Population estimates and distribution changes of landbirds on Silhouette Island, Seychelles. Ostrich. 68, 50-57

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Mellanby, R.J. (2017) Calcium and phosphorus. In The textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Eds. Ettinger, Feldman and Cote. 8th edition. Elsevier, St. Louis, Missouri. pp275-278

Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Paraneoplastic syndromes. In Manual of Oncology. Eds. Lascelles, D. and Dobson, J. 2nd edition. BSAVA Publications, Gloucester. pp30-39

Skelly, B.J. and Mellanby, R.J. (2005) Electrolyte disorders. In Manual of Clinical Pathology. Eds. Villiers, E. and Blackwood, L. 2nd Edition. BSAVA Publications, Gloucester. pp113-134

 

 

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

 

Mellanby, R.J. (2017) Invited Editorial : Opportunities for clinical research in primary-care practice. Veterinary Record. 180, 248-249

Mellanby, R.J., Price, J., Wooldridge, L., Jonsson, N.N., Clegg, P.D., Emes, R.D., England, G., Corr, S.A., Piercy, R.J., Mulcahy, G., Wood, J.L., Walker, B.R. and Argyle, D.J. (2015) Clinical research: developing an appropriate career structure. Veterinary Record, 177, 544-547

Mellanby, R.J. (2015) Invited Viewpoint : Our time is now – how companion animal veterinarians can transform biomedical science. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 56, 689-692

Mellanby, R.J. (2013) Invited Editorial : Improving wellbeing in the veterinary profession: recent advances and future challenges. Veterinary Record. 173, 264-5

Mellanby, R.J. (2011) Invited Editorial : Promoting clinical research in practice. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 52, 557-8

Mellanby, R.J. (2008) Suicide in the veterinary profession. European Journal of Companion Animal Practice. 18, 202-205

Thomas, D.C., Mellanby, R.J. and Cooke, A. (2008) Comment on: Tritt et al. (2007) Functional waning of naturally occuring CD4+ regulatory T cells contributes to the onset of autoimmune diabetes. Diabetes. 58, e6

Mellanby, R.J. (2005) Invited Editorial : Value and insights afforded by clinical veterinary research. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 46, 519-520

Mellanby, R.J. (2004) Canine anal sac adenocarcinoma. UK Vet. 9, 89-91

Mellanby, R.J., Mellor, P.J. and Herrtage, M.E. (2004) What is your diagnosis? Hypercalcaemia associated with a thymoma in a Golden Retriever. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 589, 626-628

Mellanby, R.J. (2004) Canine nasal tumours. UK Vet. 9, 46-50

Mellanby, R.J. & Herrtage, M.E. (2004) What is your diagnosis? A case of renal osteodystrophy in a Shetland Sheepdog. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 45, 32-34

Mellanby, R.J. & Herrtage, M.E. (2004) Small animal assessment. A case of hypothyroidism. UK Vet. 9, 41-43

Mellanby, R.J. & Jeffery, N. (2003) What is your diagnosis? A case of immune mediated polymyositis in a Boxer. Journal of Small Animal Practice. 44, 153,189-190



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