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Alfredo Sanchez-Londono

Alfredo Sanchez-Londono
Equine Respiratory Diseases (IAD, EIPH, RAO)

Dr. Sanchez-Londono graduated from graduated with the title of Medico Veterinario from Universidad de La Salle in Bogota, Colombia and earned his Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) Certification from Purdue University. He is Board Certified as a Large Animal Diplomate by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). Dr. Sanchez-Londono has research interests in Equine Respiratory Diseases (IAD, EIPH, RAO), Equine Neonatology and Equine Neurology, with clinical interests in Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) and Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID). His teaching experience includes Equine Dermatology, Tick Borne Diseases, Dentistry, Prepurchase Examinations, Reproduction and Preventative Medicine. He currently serves as an Advisor of the Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, a member of the Connecticut Board of Veterinary Medicine and a member of both the ACVIM’s Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialty Exam Committee and the Internal Medicine Case Report Committee. In his free time, Dr. Sanchez-Londono enjoys cycling and cooking.


  • MS - Purdue University - 2005
  • Medico Veterinario - Universidad De La Salle - 1997

Board Certification

  1. Frank, Nicholas; Hermida, Pilar; Sanchez, Alfredo; Singh, Ranee; Gradil, Carlos; Uricchio, Cassandra. Blood glucose and insulin concentrations following octreotide administration in horses with insulin dysregulation, JVIM 2017
  2. Coffin, D.; Causey, R.; Staniar, B.; Williams, C.; McKeever, K.; Gradil, C.; Nadeau, J.; Sanchez, A.; Lichtenwalner, A.; Biddle, A. Equine Owner Research and Education Needs To Improve Gastrointestinal Health of Their Equids, NACAA Journal, 2017
  3. Pacheco AP, Paradis MR, Hoffman AM, Hermida P, Sanchez A, Nadeau JA, Tufts M, Mazan MR. “Age Effects on Blood Gas, Spirometry, Airway Reactivity, and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Cytology in Clinically Healthy Horses.” J Vet Intern Med. 2014 Feb 16.
  4. Culture conditions for equine bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells and expression of key transcription factors during their differentiation into osteoblasts: the launch of Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology Elizabeth R A Glynn, Alfredo Sanchez Londono, Steven A Zinn, Thomas A Hoagland and Kristen E Govoni. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 4:40 (29 Oct 2013)
  5. McFarlane, Dianne; Paradis, Mary Rose; Zimmel, Dana; Sykes, Ben; Brorsen, B.; Sanchez, Alfredo; Vainio, Kati. The effect of geographic location of residence, breed and pituitary dysfunction on seasonal ACTH and α-MSH plasma concentration. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, accepted for publication November 21,2010
  6. Schumacher, VL, Hinckley L, Gilbert K, Risatti GR, Sanchez Londoño, A, Smyth JA. Actinomyces hyovaginalis- associated lymphadenitis in a Nubian goat. J Vet Diagnostic Investigation 2009 May 21 (3):380-4
  7. Sanchez A., Couetil LL., Clark SP, Ward MP. Effect of Airway Disease on Blood Gas Exchange in Racehorses. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Vol.19,No.1,  2005.
  8. Vemulapalli, R., Langohr IM, Sanchez A. et al. Molecular Detection of Leptospira kirshneri in Tissues of a Prematurely Born Foal. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. Vol. 17, No. 1, 2005.
  9. Effect of Airway Disease on Blood Gas Exchange in Racehorses, JVIM Vol. 19, No.1, 2005

General Research Interests

  • Equine respiratory diseases (IAD, EIPH, RAO), equine neonatology and equine neurology.

Research and Clinical Interests

General Research Interests
  • Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS), Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID)
  • Equine Endocrinology (PPID and EMS)
  • Equine Respiratory Diseases
  • Equine Theriogenology


  • Equine and Camelid Medicine and Surgery
  • Equine Dermatology
  • Clinical Skills

Books/book chapters published or in-press:

  • Sanchez Londoño, Alfredo. Equine Skin Diseases, In Wilson David A (ed). Clinical Veterinary Advisor The Horse. Elsevier, 2011.

  • Recipient for a 2017 Cummings Research Seed Grant with Dr. Nick Frank titled Adrenocorticotropin Hormone (ACTH) Response in Miniature Horses after administration of Three Different Dosages of Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone (TRH).
  • Recipient for a 2018 Boehringer Ingelhiem Vetmedical Grant titled Evaluation of Different Dosages of TRH in Minature Horses.