Dr.habil., University of Bern (Switzerland), 2000
Dr.med.vet., University of Bern (Switzerland), 1982
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Companion Animals)
Diagnosis and management gut dysbiosis in dogs and cats
Diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal motility disorders
Clinical gastroenterology of dogs and cats
Small animal gastroenterology
Antibiotic stewardship in small animal veterinary medicine
Various topics of small animal internal medicine
Small animal gastroenterology
Small animal internal medicine
Awards & Honors
2022, Fellow, American Gastroenterology Association
2019, LSU SVM Faculty Distinguished Service Award
2015, LSU SVM Teacher of the Year, Year 3
2013-2021, LSU SVM Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll for Years 2, 3 and/or 4
Rutherford S, Gaschen F, Husnik R, Fletcher J, Gaschen L. Ultrasonographic evaluation of the effects of azithromycin on astral motility and gastric emptying in healthy cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2022, DOI: 10.1111/jvim.16385
Husnik R and Gaschen F. Gastric motility disorders in dogs and cats. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice 2021, 51 (1), 43-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2020.09.002
Chaitman J and Gaschen F. Fecal microbiota transplantation in dogs. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice 2021, 51 (1), 219-233. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2020.09.012
Blank C, Ahuja R, Gaschen F, Gaschen L. Adult-onset regurgitation due to partial esophageal constriction in two dogs caused by a ring anomaly. Journal of Small Animal Practice 2020, 61 (11), 717. DOI: 10.1111/jsap.13189
Marclay M, Langohr IM, Gaschen FP, Rodrigues-Hoffmann A, Carossino M, Stewart MA, Myers AM, Grooters AM. Colorectal basidiobolomycosis in a dog. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2020, 34 (5), 2091-2095. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.15859
Pilla R, Gaschen FP, Olson, E, Honnefer J, Guard B, Blake A, Villanueva D, AlShawakqfeh MK, Lidbury J, Barr JW, Steiner J, Suchodolski J. Effects of metronidazole on the fecal microbiome and metabolome in healthy dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2020, 34 (5), 1853-1866. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.15871
Husnik R, Gaschen FP, Fletcher JM, Gaschen L. Ultrasonographic assessment of the effect of metoclopramide, erythromycin and exenatide on solid phase gastric emptying in healthy cats. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2020, 34 (4), 1440-1446. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.15787
McGovern DA, Gaschen FP, Roy AF. Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and clinical parameters in 208 dogs with positive urine cultures (2012-2014). Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2019, 55(6), 306-313. DOI: 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-6796
Pilla R, Guard B, Steiner J, Gaschen FP, Olson E, Werling D, Allenspach K, Salavati-Schmitz S, Suchodolski J. Administration of a synbiotic containing Enterococcus faecium does not significantly alter fecal microbiota richness or diversity in dogs with and without food-responsive chronic enteropathy. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 2019. DOI: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00277
Husnik R, Fletcher JM, Gaschen L, Gaschen FP. Validation of ultrasonography for assessment of gastric emptying time in healthy cats by radionuclide scintigraphy. J Vet Intern Med. 2017, 31, 394-401. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.14674
Gaschen L, Granger LA, Oubre O, Shannon D, Kearney MT, Gaschen, FP. The Effect of Food Intake and Its Fat Composition on Intestinal Echogenicity in Healthy Dogs. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound 2016, 57(5), 546-550. DOI: 10.1111/vru.12384
Hui J, Gaschen FP, Suchodolski J. Effects of fecal microbiota transplantation on the fecal microbiome and metabolome in healthy cats administered amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. VCS CORP (intramural) grant, 2020. Funded.
Gaschen FP, Marclay M. The effect of fecal microbiota transplantation on the fecal microbiome and metabolome of healthy dogs treated with antibiotics. Retriever Hunting Club (USA), 2019. Funded.
Gaschen FP, Marclay M, Dwyer E. The effect of fecal microbiota transplantation on the fecal microbiome of healthy dogs treated with antibiotics. Retriever Hunting Club (USA), 2018. Funded.
Rutherford S, Gaschen FP, Gaschen L, Grooters AM, Fletcher JM. Ultrasonographic evaluation of the effects of azithromycin on antral motility and gastric emptying in cats. VCS CORP (intramural) grant, 2018. Funded.
Gaschen FP, Suchodolski JS, Dwyer E. The effect of fecal microbiota transplantation on the fecal microbiome of healthy dogs treated with antibiotics. Comparative Gastroenterology Society, 2018. Funded.