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Lucy Bergamasco

Luciana Bergamasco, Instructor, Animal and Poultry Sciences.

3270 Litton Reaves Hall

PhD Neurological Science, 1994, Univeristy of Torino, Italy

DVM School of Veterinary Medicine, 1989, University of Torino, Italy

ALS 2504 Animals in Society

APSC 4004 Issues in Animal Sciences (Senior Seminars)

Neurophysiological indicators of pain in livestock; animal welfare; electroencephalographic findings of epilepsy in companion animals.

P. Badino, R. Odore, L. Bergamasco, R. Barbero, M. C. Osella, A. D’Angelo, G. Re, C. Girardi, 2012. Concentrations of platelet a2-adrenoceptors, lymphocyte muscarinic receptors and blood monoamines in dogs (Canis familiaris) affected by canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, in press.


E.H. Seppälä, L.K. Koskinen, C.H. Gulløv, P. Jokinen, P. Karlskov-Mortensen, L. Bergamasco, I. Baranowska Körberg, S. Cizinauskas, A.M. Oberbauer, M. Berendt, M. Fredholm, H. Lohi, 2012. Identification of a novel canine idiopathic epilepsy locus.  PLoS ONE,, 7 (3): 1-11.


L. Bergamasco, JF. Coetzee, R. Gehring, L. Murray, T. Song, RA, 2011. Mosher. Effect of intravenous sodium salicylate administration prior to castration on plasma cortisol, and electroencephalography parameters in calves. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 34 (6): 565-576.


L. Bergamasco, M.C. Osella, P. Savarino, G. Larosa, L. Ozella, P. Badino, R. Odore, R.  Barbero, G. Re, 2010. Heart rate variability assessment on shelter dogs: human-animal interaction effects. Applied Animal Behaviour Sciences, 125(1-2): 56-68.


M. Wrzosek, J. Nicpon, L. Bergamasco, F. Sammartano, S. Cizinauskas, A. Jaggy, 2009. Visual and quantitative electroencephalographic analysis of healthy young and adult cats under medetomidine sedation. The Veterinary Journal, 180: 221–230.


MS Bali, S Gebhardt-Henrich, P Keller, A Steinger, R Gattermann, L Bergamasco, P Kronen, MG Doherr, C Botteron A Tomek, A Jaggy, 2008. Electroencephalography in the diagnosis of hydrocephalus in golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). Laboratory Animals 42: 213-221.


M.C. Osella, G. Re, P. Badino, L. Bergamasco, A. Miolo, 2008. Phosphatidilserine (PS) as a potential nutraceutical for canine brain aging: a review. Journal of Veterinary Behavior Clinical Applications and Research, 3: 41-51.


J. Jeserevics, R. Viitmaa, S. Cizinauskas, K. Sainio, T. Jokinen, M. Snellman, C. Bellino, L. Bergamasco, 2007. Electroencephalography findings in healthy and epileptic Finnish Spitz dogs: visual and background quantitative analysis. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 21: 1299-1306.


T. Jokinen, L. Metsahonkala, L. Bergamasco, R. Viitmaa, P. Syrja, H. Lohi, M. Snellman, J. Jeserevics, S. Cizinauskas, 2007. Benign familial juvenile epilepsy in Lagotto Romagnolo dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 21: 464-471.


M. C. Osella, G. Re, R. Odore, C. Girardi, P. Badino, R. Barbero, L. Bergamasco, 2007. Canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome: prevalence, clinical signs and treatment with a neuroprotective nutriaceutical. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 105: 297-310.