Katharina Kluge

Curriculum Vita, October 2016

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Department
School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George's University
True Blue, Grenada, W.I.
Email: kkluge1@sgu.edu
Work: 1-473-444-4175  Ext. 3807

Positions Held

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)