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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. Labato, M.A., Acierno, M.J. 2019. Preface. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  2. Acierno, M.J., Labato, M.A. 2019. Canine Incontinence. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  3. Rosenthal, M.G., Labato, M.A. 2019. Use of therapeutic plasma exchange to treat nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug overdose in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  4. Dorsey, T.I., Monaghan, K.N., Respess, M., Labato, M.A., Babyak, J.M., Sharp, C.R., Rozanski, E.A., Delaforcade, A.M. 2019. Effect of urinary bladder lavage on in-hospital recurrence of urethral obstruction and durations of urinary catheter retention and hospitalization for male cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  5. Littman, M.P., Gerber, B., Goldstein, R.E., Labato, M.A., Lappin, M.R., Moore, G.E. 2018. ACVIM consensus update on Lyme borreliosis in dogs and cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  6. Fiocchi, E.H., Cowgill, L.D., Brown, D.C., Markovich, J.E., Tucker, S., Labato, M.A., Callan, M.B. 2017. The Use of Darbepoetin to Stimulate Erythropoiesis in the Treatment of Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Labato, M.A. 2014. Antihypertensives. Small Animal Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition.
  10. 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.
  11. Ross, L.A., Labato, M.A. 2013. Current techniques in peritoneal dialysis. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  12. Ross, L.A., Labato, M.A. 2012. Peritoneal Dialysis. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice.
  13. 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.
  14. Monaghan, K., Nolan, B., Labato, M. 2012. Feline acute kidney injury: 2. Approach to diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  15. 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.
  16. Labato, M.A. 2011. It's a 'kidney' not a 'renal'. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  17. Acierno, M.J., Labato, M.A. 2011. Preface: Kidney Diseases and Renal Replacement Therapies. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  18. Cooper, R.L., Labato, M.A. 2011. Peritoneal Dialysis in Veterinary Medicine. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  19. Bloom, C.A., Labato, M.A. 2011. Intermittent Hemodialysis for Small Animals. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  20. Cooper, R.L., Labato, M.A. 2011. Peritoneal Dialysis in Cats with Acute Kidney Injury: 22 Cases (2001-2006). Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

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

  • Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Urolithiasis: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Diseases of the prostate : Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Neoplasia of the urinary system: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Feline Interstitial Cystitis: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Micturition Disorders: Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • Micturition Disorders, Non-Neurogenic: Renal Pathophysiology
  • Drugs for the Kidney & Lower Urinary Tract Disorders: Renal Pathophysiology
  • Case Examples: Renal Pathophysiology

Research Interests by Area

Regenerative Medicine
  • Clinical application of stem cells for renal disease.
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, 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
  • Biomarkers for acute and chronic kidney disease