Lionel Sebbag
Assistant Professor
1567 Lloyd
Education & Certifications  

Veterinary School: Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Toulouse (France)

Internship: Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Residency: University of California-Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Focus & Interests  

Metabolomic profiling and pharmacokinetics of tear fluid in companion animals

Honors & Awards  

ACVO Resident Best Manuscript Award - Clinical Research (2015)                                                                               

AAVC Outstanding Resident Award (2016)                                                                                

Selected Publications  

Rankin AJ, Sebbag L, Bello NM, Crumley WR, Allbaugh RA. Effects of oral administration of anti-inflammatory medications on inhibition of paracentesis-induced blood-aqueous barrier breakdown in clinically normal cats. Am J Vet Res. 2013 Feb;74(2):262-7.

Sebbag L, Kass PH, Maggs DJ. Reference values, intertest correlations, and test-retest repeatability of selected tear film tests in healthy cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015 Feb 15;246(4):426-35.

Sebbag L, Thomasy SM, Woodward AP, Knych HK, Maggs DJ. Pharmacokinetic modeling of penciclovir and BRL42359 in the plasma and tears of healthy cats to optimize dosage recommendations for oral administration of famciclovir. Am J Vet Res. 2016 Aug;77(8):833-45.

Sebbag L, Reilly CM, Eid R, Maggs DJ. Goblet cell density and distribution in cats with clinically and histologically normal conjunctiva. Vet Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul;19 Suppl 1:38-43.

Sebbag L, Park SA, Kass PH, et al. Assessment of tear film osmolarity using the TearLab™ osmometer in normal dogs and dogs with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Vet Ophthalmol. 2016 Oct 20.

Sebbag L, Harrington DM, Mochel JP. Tear fluid collection in dogs and cats using ophthalmic sponges. Vet Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug 27.