Amanda Ardente

PhD Student Graduate Student Amanda Ardente with dolphin
Aquatic Animal Health Program
Expected year of graduation: 2015

Office location: V2-104


  • B.S. Veterinary Medical Technology, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, Graduated 2002
  • D.V.M. North Carolina State University College of Vet Med, Raleigh, NC, Graduated 2009

Current research

Marine Mammal Nutrition

Laboratory experience

  • Merck-Merial Veterinary Scholars Program
  • GC-MS analysis

Selected Presentations

  • Ardente AJ. “Gastrointestinal transit time and its relationship to fasting protocols utilized prior to anesthetic immobilizations in the captive chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes.” Crissey Zoological Nutrition Symposium. North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, NC. December 2010.
  • Ardente AJ. “Pre-anesthetic fasting: The good, the bad, and the empty.” North Carolina Veterinary Conference. Raleigh Civic and Convention Center, NC. November 2009.
  • Ardente AJ. “Pre-anesthetic fasting: Is it just monkey business?” North Carolina College of Veterinary Medicine House Officer Presentation. NCSU-CVM, NC. October 2009.
  • Ardente AJ. “In-vitro vehicle effects and pharmacokinetics involving the transdermal absorption of sevoflurane in the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana.” American Association of Zoo Veterinarians/Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians. Los Angeles Hilton Hotel, CA. October 2008.
  • Ardente AJ. “In-vitro pharmacokinetic study involving the transdermal absorption of sevoflurane.” North Carolina State University 2007 College of Veterinary Medicine Research Forum. NCSU-CVM, NC. March 2007.

Selected Publications

  • Ardente AJ, Chinnadurai S, De Voe R, et al. Relationship between gastrointestinal transit time and anesthetic fasting protocols in the captive chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes. Journal of Medical Primatology. April 2011; 40, 2.
  • Ardente AJ, Barlow BM, Burns P, et al. In-vitro pharmacokinetic study involving the transdermal absorption of sevoflurane in the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. May 2008; 25:373-379.
  • Chinnadurai SK, DeVoe R, Koenig A, Gadsen N, Ardente A, Divers SJ. Comparison of an implantable telemetry device and an oscillometric monitor for measurement of blood pressure in anesthetized and unrestrained green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 2010; 37(5): 434-439.




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