Curriculum Vita, October 2016
Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Department
School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George's University
True Blue, Grenada, W.I.
Work: 1-473-444-4175 Ext. 3807
Associate Professor of Veterinary Anesthesiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George's University
Project Leader, Preclinical Surgery, AO Research Institute
2016 - present. Grenada, W.I.
2012 - 2016. Davos, Switzerland
ECVAA Resident, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich
Externship, Anaesthesia Section, University of Bristol
Doctoral thesis, AO Research Institute
Externship, Verterinary Emergency Hospital of the Strand
Veterinary Student, University of Leipzig
2007 - 2010. Switzerland
2009. Langford, UK
2005 - 2007. Davos, Switzerland
2003 - 2005. Myrtle Beach, USA
1997 - 2003. Leizig, Germany
Weiland L, Kluge K, Kutter APN, Kronen P. Clinical evaluation of intranasal medetomidine-ketamine and medetomidine-S(+)-ketamine for induction of anaesthesia in rabbits in two centres with two different administration techniques Vet Anaest Analg (under revision)
Rochford ET, Sabate Bresco M, Zeiter S, Kluge K et al. (2016) Monitoring immune responses in a mouse model of fracture fixation with and without Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis. Bone 83, 82-92.
Kluge K, Larenza Menzies MP, Kloeppel H et al. (2016) Femoral and sciatic nerve blockades and incision site infiltration in rabbits undergoing stifle joint arthrotomy. Laboratory animals. doi: 10.1177/0023677215622734
Heidenreich D, Langhoff JD, Nuss K, Kluge K, Kämpf K, Zlinsky K, Hilbe M, Mayer J, von Rechenberg B. The use of BoneWelding® technology in spinal surgery: an experimental study in sheep. Eur Spine J. 2011 Nov;20(11):1821-36. doi: 10.1007/s00586-011-1799-1. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
Boretti FS, Buehler PW, D’Agnillo F, Kluge K, Glaus T, Butt OI, Jia Y, Goede J, Pereira CP, Maggiorini M, Schoedon G, Alayash AI, Schaer DJ. Sequestration of extracellular hemoglobin within a haptoglobin complex decreases its hypertensive and oxidative effects in dogs and guinea pigs. J Clin Invest. 2009 Aug;119(8):2271-80. doi: 10.1172/JCI39115. Epub 2009 Jul 20.
Grants and Honours
Professional Award: 1st prize, best oral presentation (Residents), AVA Fall Meeting 2007, Leipzig, Germany
Kluge K. Sciatic and Femoral Nerve Blockade in rabbits. Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists AVA Fall Meeting, Leipzig, Germany, March 21st-23rd 2007
Kluge K. Comparison of anaesthesia induction with intranasal ketamine and S-ketamine in rabbits. Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists AVA Spring Meeting, Helsinki, Finland, March 21st-23rd 2009
Kluge K. Sheep critical defect models for evaluating tissue engineered constructs to facilitate bone regeneration. 2006 Meeting, European Society of Biomaterials. Nantes (F)
Kluge K. Development of an Improved Ovine Critical Sized Defect Model- In Vitro Comparison of Different Stabilisation Methods for Critical Size Defects of the Ovine Tibia. (January 2006)
Kluge K. Emergency and Critical Care in Small Animals. Internal continuing education for veterinarians (AO Research Institute Davos, November 2006)
Kluge K. Anaesthesia in patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Practitioners Course, Small Animal Clinic, Vetsuisse Faculty, University Zurich (April 2008)
Kluge K. Sepsis and Shock. Internal Rounds (Small Animal Clinic) Vetsuisse Faculty, University Zurich (May 2008)
Kluge K. Pig anaesthesia (practical course). LTK Module 4: Anaesthesiology and surgery in Laboratory Animal Science, University of Zurich (Zurich, February 2008)
Kluge K. Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Block in Rabbits undergoing stifle joint arthrotomy. Internal presentation, Veterinary Hospital, UPenn (Philadelphia, November 2009)
Kluge K. Anaesthesia considerations in geriatric small animal patients. Small Animal Practitioner Rounds. (December 2009)
Kluge K. Anaesthesia and analgesia for animal models in orthopedic research. Workshop “Animal Models in Biomedical Research”. (Davos, September 2013)
Kluge K. Regional anaesthesia in mice to reduce animal burden during orthopedic studies (Davos, July 2014)
Kluge K. Update on assessment and treatment of pain in dogs and cats. Small Animal Clinic Rounds (St. George’s Univ, Grenada, April 2015)