Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • MS - Nutritional Biology - University of California, Davis - 2010
  • UC Davis - Small Animal Clinical Nutrition - 2007-2009 (Residency)
  • VMD - University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine - 2004
  • BA - Biological Sciences - Goucher College - 2000

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN)

Effect of diet on brain metabolites and behavior in spontaneously hypertensive rats

Author(s):Liso Navarro, A.A. | Sikoglu, E.M. | Heinze, C.R. | Rogan, R.C. | Russell, V.A. | King, J.A. | Moore, C.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Behavioural Brain Research

Comparison of the nutrient composition of commercial dog milk replacers with that of dog milk

Author(s):Heinze, C.R. | Freeman, L.M. | Martin, C.R. | Power, M.L. | Fascetti, A.J.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Analysis of thiamine concentrations in commercial canned foods formulated for cats

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Freeman, L.M. | Heinze, C.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Thiamine deficiency in dogs and cats

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Heinze, C.R. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Comparison of complication rates in dogs with nasoesophageal versus nasogastric feeding tubes

Author(s):Yu, M.K. | Freeman, L.M. | Heinze, C.R. | Parker, V.J. | Linder, D.E.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Assessment of commercial diets and recipes for home-prepared diets recommended for dogs with cancer

Author(s):Heinze, C.R. | Gomez, F.C. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Theoretical evaluation of risk for nutritional deficiency with caloric restriction in dogs

Author(s):Linder, D.E. | Freeman, L.M. | Morris, P. | German, A.J. | Biourge, V. | Heinze, C. | Alexander, L.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Quarterly

Effect of dietary omega-3 fatty acids on red blood cell lipid composition and plasma metabolites in the cockatiel, Nymphicus hollandicus

Author(s):Heinze, C.R. | Hawkins, M.G. | Gillies, L.A. | Wu, X. | Walzem, R.L. | German, J.B. | Klasing, K.C.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Animal Science

Evaluation of recipes for home-prepared diets for dogs and cats with chronic kidney disease

Author(s):Larsen, J.A. | Parks, E.M. | Heinze, C.R. | Fascetti, A.J.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Plasma amino acid and whole blood taurine concentrations in cats eating commercially prepared diets

Author(s):Heinze, C.R. | Larsen, J.A. | Kass, P.H. | Fascetti, A.J.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

General Research Interests

  • Cancer
  • Renal Disease
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Companion Animal Nutrition

Teaching

  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Feeds & Feeding
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Clinical Nutrition

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Obesity, nutritional support of the cancer patient, and renal failure.

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Nutritional Basis of Diseases
  • Nutrition and cancer patients. Long chain fatty acids; reproductive/neonatal nutrition