Tara Hembrooke, Ph.D.

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Unit
Project Scientist, Department of Nutrition


Bio
Education
  • M.S., Exercise Physiology, California State University, Sacramento
  • PhD., Nutritional Biology, University of California, Davis
Research Interests

Dr. Hembrooke's research addresses diet and supplement effects on health, performance, and disease, with a primary focus on the equine population. Key areas of interest have included inflammation, oxidative stress, joint support, gastric and gut health, reproductive success, as well as others. This biological approach to equine health has also included work with stem cells.

Selected Publications

Spriet M, Buerchler S, Trela JM, Hembrooke TA, Padgett KA, Rick MC, Vidal MA, Galuppo LD. Scintigraphic tracking of mesenchymal stem cells after intravenous regional limb perfusion and subcutaneous administration in the standing horse. Vet Surg. 2015 Apr;44(3):273-80.  [PubMed]