Mary Labato - DVM, DACVIM

Mary Labato
Clinical Professor
Nephrology, Urology, Small Animal Medicine
Small Animal Medicine

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • DVM - Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine - 1983

Board Certification

  • ACVIM
  1. O'Neill, K.E., Labato, M.A., Court, M.H. 2016. The pharmacokinetics of intravenous fenoldopam in healthy, awake cats. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  2. Markovich, J.E., Freeman, L.M., Labato, M.A., Heinze, C.R. 2015. Survey of dietary and medication practices of owners of cats with chronic kidney disease. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  3. Labato, M.A. 2014. Antihypertensives. Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition.
  4. Segev, G., Cowgill, L.D., Heiene, R., Labato, M.A., Polzin, D.J. 2013. Consensus recommendations for immunosuppressive treatment of dogs with glomerular disease based on established pathology. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  5. Ross, L.A., Labato, M.A. 2013. Current techniques in peritoneal dialysis. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  6. Ross, L.A., Labato, M.A. 2012. Peritoneal Dialysis. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice.
  7. Monaghan, K., Nolan, B., Labato, M. 2012. Feline acute Kidney injury: 1. Pathophysiology, etiology and etiology-specific management considerations. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  8. Monaghan, K., Nolan, B., Labato, M. 2012. Feline acute kidney injury: 2. Approach to diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  9. Bloom, C.A., Labato, M.A., Hazarika, S., Court, M.H. 2012. Preliminary pharmacokinetics and cardiovascular effects of fenoldopam continuous rate infusion in six healthy dogs. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  10. Labato, M.A. 2011. It's a 'kidney' not a 'renal'. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  11. Bloom, C.A., Labato, M.A. 2011. Intermittent Hemodialysis for Small Animals. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  12. Cooper, R.L., Labato, M.A. 2011. Peritoneal Dialysis in Cats with Acute Kidney Injury: 22 Cases (2001-2006). Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  13. Cooper, R.L., Labato, M.A. 2011. Peritoneal Dialysis in Veterinary Medicine. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  14. Acierno, M.J., Labato, M.A. 2011. Preface: Kidney Diseases and Renal Replacement Therapies. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  15. Torre, D.M., Labato, M.A., Rossi, T., Foley, C., O'Toole, T.E. 2008. Treatment of a dog with severe baclofen intoxication using hemodialysis and mechanical ventilation. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  16. Brown, S., Atkins, C., Bagley, R., Carr, A., Cowgill, L., Davidson, M., Egner, B., Elliott, J., Henik, R., Labato, M., Littman, M., Polzin, D., Ross, L., Snyder, P., Stepien, R. 2007. Guidelines for the identification, evaluation, and management of systemic hypertension in dogs and cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  17. Labato, M.A. 2006. Disorders of Micturition. Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice.
  18. Ross, L.A., Labato, M.A. 2006. Peritoneal dialysis. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice.
  19. Lane, I.F., Labato, M.A., Adams, L.G. 2006. Lithotripsy. Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine.
  20. Acierno, M.J., Labato, M.A. 2006. Canine incontinence. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian.

General Research Interests

  • Nephrology/Urology Disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Interventional Endourology
  • Regenerative Medicine

Selected Research Projects

  • Acute Kidney Injury, Glomerulonephritis, Biomarkers
  • Feline Urethral Obstructions
  • Renal Replacement Therapy

Teaching

  • Micturition Disorders: Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
  • Micturition Disorders, Non-Neurogenic: Renal Pathophysiology
  • Drugs for the Kidney & Lower Urinary Tract Disorders: Renal Pathophysiology
  • Case Examples: Renal Pathophysiology
  • Ethical Issues & Euthanasia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Case Example - Respiratory Pathophysiology

Research Interests by Area

Regenerative Medicine
  • Clinical application of stem cells for renal disease.
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Renal failure, protein-losing nephropathy in cats and dogs, hemodialysis, amyloidosis, interstitial nephritis, uro- and nephrolithiasis, glomerulonephritis, polycystic kidney disease

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Renal Diseases
  • Acute renal failure, glomerulonephritis