Katherine Gibson-Corley, DVM, PhD

Contact Information

Office: 1167 ML
Phone: 319-384-4430
Faculty Profile

Brief description of current research:

Dr. Gibson-Corley is an American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)-boarded veterinary pathologist with nearly twelve  years of experience studying animal models of human disease. She is experienced in diagnostic and research pathology of the lung, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract, as well as neurologic and ophthalmologic pathology. She has led research studies of both small (rodent) and large animal disease models. She has contributed to Cystic Fibrosis (CF) studies using animal models for the past five years and is developing independent projects focused on organ pathologies in the CF ferret model. Dr. Gibson-Corley is currently the Director of the Comparative Pathology Laboratory (CPL) within the Department of Pathology. She oversees histotechnology services, veterinary pathology support and tissue analysis through scoring, morphometry and phenotyping in collaboration with Drs. John Engelhardt and Andrew Norris.  

3 most influential diabetes/obesity/metabolism publications:

  • Yi Y, Sun X, Gibson-Corley KN, Xie W, Liang B, He N, Tyler SR, Uc A, Philipson LH, Wang K, Hara M, Larson Ode K, Norris AW, Engelhardt JF. A Transient Metabolic Recovery from Early Life Glucose Intolerance in Cystic Fibrosis Ferrets Occurs During Pancreatic Remodeling. Endocrinology. 2016; 157(5):1852-65.
  • Gibson-Corley KN, Meyerholz DK, Engelhardt JE.  Pancreatic pathophysiology in Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Pathology. 2016; Jan;238(2):311-20.
  • Olivier AK, Gibson-Corley KN, Meyerholz DK. Animal Models of Cystic Fibrosis: Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Disease and Pathobiology. American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2015; Mar 15;308(6):G459-71


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