Katherine Gibson-Corley, DVM, PhD


Director, Histology Research Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 1167 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-384-4430

Web: Histology Research Laboratory (HRL)


BA, Biology and Molecular Biology (cum laude), St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA
PhD, Veterinary Pathology, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Residency, Department of Veterinary Pathology, Iowa State University

Licensure and Certifications

Veterinary Medicine License, Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine
Diplomate, American Collage of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic)

Research Summary

Interests: Animal models, Comparative pathology, Rodent pathology, Neuropathology, Adaptive immunity, Infectious diseases, Immunoparasitology.

Selected Publications

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Flouty O, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Reddy C, Fredericks D, Gibson-Corley K, Jeffery N, Gillies G, Howard M.  Intracranial somatosensory responses with direct spinal cord stimulation in anesthetized sheep.  PLOS One.  2013. 8(2):e56266.

Flouty O, Oya H, Kawasaki  H, Wilson S, Reedy C, Jeffery N, Brennan T, Gibson-Corley K, Utz M, Gillies G, Howard M.  A new device concept for directly modulating spinal cord pathways: initial in vivo experimental results.  Physiological Measurement.  2012. 33(12):2003-15.

Gibson-Corley K, Oya H, Flouty O, Fredericks D, Jeffery N, Gillies G, Howard M.  An experimental animal model for testing a novel spinal cord stimulator dentate ligament fixation method.  Journal of Investigative Surgery.  2012. 25(6):366-374.

Gibson-Corley K, Boggiatto P, Bockenstedt M, Petersen C, Waldschmidt T, Jones D.  Promotion of a functional B cell germinal center response after Leishmania species co-infection is associated with lesion resolution.  The American journal of pathology.  2012. 180(5):2009-17.

Gibson-Corley K, Hochstedler C, Sturm M, Rogers J, Olivier A, Meyerholz D.  Successful Integration of the Histology Core Laboratory in Translational Research.  Journal of Histotechnology.  2012. 35(1):17-21.

Boggiatto P, Gibson-Corley K, Metz K, Gallup J, Hostetter J, Mullin K, Petersen C.  Transplacental transmission of Leishmania infantum as a means for continued disease incidence in North America.  PLoS neglected tropical diseases.  2011. 5(4):e1019.

Gibson-Corley K, Boggiatto P, Mukbel R, Petersen C, Jones D.  A deficiency in the B cell response of C57BL/6 mice correlates with loss of macrophage-mediated killing of Leishmania amazonensis.  International journal for parasitology.  2010. 40(2):157-61.

Boggiatto P, Ramer-Tait A, Metz K, Kramer E, Gibson-Corley K, Mullin K, Hostetter J, Gallup J, Jones D, Petersen C.  Immunologic indicators of clinical progression during canine Leishmania infantum infection.  Clinical and vaccine immunology.  2010. 17(2):267-73.

Boggiatto P, Jie F, Ghosh M, Gibson-Corley K, Ramer-Tait A, Jones D, Petersen C.  Altered dendritic cell phenotype in response to Leishmania amazonensis amastigote infection is mediated by MAP kinase, ERK.  The American journal of pathology.  2009. 174(5):1818-26.

Gibson-Corley K, Hostetter J, Hostetter S, Mullin K, Ramer-Tait A, Boggiatto P, Petersen C.  Disseminated Leishmania infantum infection in two sibling foxhounds due to possible vertical transmission.  The Canadian veterinary journal.  2008. 49(10):1005-8.

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