Emily Nissa Gould, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), is a PhD student in the GI laboratory at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Gould earned her DVM from University of California, Davis, before completing a rotating internship and a specialty internship in small animal internal medicine. She then earned her MS and completed an internal medicine residency at University of Tennessee before joining the GI laboratory. Her PhD focus is on the investigation of anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and cytotoxic properties of acid suppressants in cats and dogs.
M. Katherine Tolbert, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), is a clinical associate professor at Texas A&M University. She earned her DVM and completed a small animal internship at University of Georgia. She then completed a small animal internal medicine residency and earned her PhD in comparative biomedical sciences at North Carolina State University. Dr. Tolbert was previously on faculty at University of Tennessee and consulted for its GI laboratory. Her clinical research program is focused on small animal gastroenterology, with a specific interest in the efficacy of gastroprotectants and the rationale for their use in the treatment of acid-related disorders, organ failure, neoplasia, and inflammatory diseases in companion animals. Her basic science research program is dedicated to characterizing the pathogenic mechanisms and exploring novel therapies.