Nicole Arana Valencia

Arana Valencia, Nicole
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Arana Valencia, N., D. L. Thompson, Jr., P. B. Mitcham. 2013. Changes in plasma melanocyte-stimulating hormone, ACTH, prolactin, GH, LH, FSH, and thyrotropin-stimulating hormone in response to injection sulpiride, thyrotropin-releasing hormone, or vehicle in insulin-sensitive and -insensitive mare. Dom Anim Endocrinol. 44:204-212.

Jan 2007 - Mar 2009  Small animal surgical intern at Kleintierpraxis Tanya Mayer, Munich, Germany

I specialize in equine endocrinology, specifically dealing with PPID, equine metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. My current research focuses on ways to detect early stages of PPID and alternate long-term treatments of horses affected with PPID. 

- B.S. in Animal Science, Louisiana State University, 2012

- M.S. in Animal Science, Louisiana State University, 2013

- Ph.D. in Animal Science, Louisiana State University, (2016)


Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Major Professor: Dr. Donald L. Thompson, Jr.

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