Dr. Rhett Stout
Associate Professor
Pathobiological Sciences (PBS)
(225) 578-9643

Biography:
A native of South-Western Louisiana I obtained a BS in Horticulture from LSU in 1981. I returned to LSU in the late 80s and subsquently obtained by DVM in 1994 along with a PhD and board certification in Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2003.

Teaching Interests:
Laboratory animal medicine, exotics, pathology, biocontainment/disinfection.

Research Interests:
Infectious disease, anesthesiology, medicinal plants, biocontainment/disinfection.

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2015 SVM Service Award
  • 2015 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Role
  • 2011 Ed Watson Junior Memorial Clinical Veterinarian Award
 Education:
  • PhD LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Other LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • DVM LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • BS Louisiana State University
 Grants:
  • Examining the Efficacy of CM101 as a Primary and/or Adjuvant Agent in the Treatment of Canine Solid Tumors, Pilot Study, Tumor End, $137,160.00
  • Advantage multi and doxycycline as an alternative heartworm adulticide treatment, DLAM,
  • Vet20 - Agreement between directly measured blood pressure and values obtained by the SunTech VET20 monitor, Suntech Medical Inc, $7,000.00
  • Serum Vitamin D levels in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots (Amazona ventralis) housed with fluorescent lighting versus sunlight exposure, Departmental Research, $1,500.00
  • Validation of quantitative non-invasive MRI profiling of atherosclerosis, Elucid Bioimaging Inc, $93,888.00
  • Establishing baseline EEG parameters for reptiles and amphibians, Merck Merial Summer Scholar's Program, $5,730.00
  • Determination of the optimal intravenous dose of bupivacaine in chickens, LSU VCS CORP Grant, $2,500.00
  • Oral paclitaxel solubilized and bioenhanced by food compound for breast cancer therapy , NIH SP38664-1,
  • Evaluation of the development of allergic sensitization following the induction of IgE-mediated cutaneous immediate and late-phase reactions in healthy, non-allergic dogs, VCS Corp Fund, $4,000.00
  • Determination of an optimal dose of intravenous lidocaine in chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus), LSU VCS CORP Grant, $3,853.94
  • ASLAP Foundation Summer Fellowship, ASLAP Foundation, $5,000.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Validation of noninvasive blood pressure equipment: Which peripheral artery is best for comparison studies in dogs, da Cunha, Anderson; Ramos, Sara; Domingues, Michelle; Shelby, Amanda; Stout, Rhett; Acierno, Mark; Beaufrere, Hugues, 2017, Journal of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia , Volume: 44, Number: 5, Pages: 1068-1075
  • Cardiovascular tolerance of intravenous bupivacaine in broiler chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, DiGeronimo, Peter; da Cunha, Anderson; Pypendop, Bruno; Stout, Rhett; Tully, Thomas; Brandão, João; Rinaldi, Max, 2017, Journal of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia , Volume: 44, Number: 2, Pages: 287-294
  • Agreement between two commonly utilized oscillometric blood pressure technologies and invasively measured arterial pressure in the dog, da Cunha, Anderson; Ramos, Sara; Domingues, Michelle; Beaufrère, Hugues; Shelby, Amanda; Stout, Rhett; Acierno, Mark, 2016, Journal of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia , Volume: 43, Number: 2, Pages: 199-203
  • Comparison of blood pressure measurements of anesthetized dogs obtained non-invasively with a cylindrical blood pressure cuff and an anatomically modified conical blood pressure cuff, Ramos, Sara; da Cunha, Anderson; Domingues, Michelle; Shelby, Amanda; Stout, Rhett; Acierno, Mark, 2016, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 77, Number: 1, Pages: 59-64
  • Cardiovascular tolerance of intravenous lidocaine in broiler chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, Stout, Rhett; Brandão, João; da Cunha, Anderson; Pypendop, Bruno; Tully, Thomas; Nevarez, Javier, 2015, Journal of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia , Volume: 42, Number: 4, Pages: 343-453
  • Bupivacaine mandibular nerve block affects intraoperative blood pressure and heart rate in a Yucatan Miniature swine condylectomy model: A Pilot Study , Stout, Rhett; Bova, Jonathan; da Cunha, Anderson; Bhumiratana, Sarindr; Alfi, David; Eisig, Sidney; Vunjak-Novakavic, Gordana; Lopez, Mandi, 2015, Journal of Investigative Surgery , Volume: 28, Number: 1, Pages: 32-39
  • Pentoxifylline inhibits IgE-mediated cutaneous late-phase but not immediate reactions in normal dogs, Pucheu-Haston, Cherie; Kasparek, Kaitlin; Stout, Rhett; Kearney, Michael; Hammerberg, Bruce, 2014, American Journal of Veterinary Research , Volume: 75, Number: 2, Pages: 152-160
  • Pharmacokinetics of lidocaine and its active metabolite monoethylglycinexylidide after a single intravenous administration in chickens (Gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, da Cunha, Anderson; Messenger, Kristen; Stout, Rhett; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Queiroz, Patricia; Tully, Jr, T, 2012, Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics , Volume: 35, Number: 6, Pages: 604-607
  • Pharmacokinetics of lidocaine after a single intravenous administration in chickens (Gallus domesticus) anesthetized with isoflurane, da Cunha, Anderson; Messenger, Kristen; Stout, Rhett; Tully, Thomas; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Queiroz, Patricia, 2012, Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics , Volume: 35, Number: 6, Pages: 604-607
  • Evaluation of three feed-through insecticides using two rodent and two sand fly species as models, Stout, Rhett; Mascari, Thomas; Foil, Lane, 2012, Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association , Volume: 28, Number: 3, Pages: 260-262
  • Variability associated with repeated measurements of gastrointestinal tract motility in dogs obtained by use of a wireless motility capsule system and scintigraphy, Gaschen, Lorrie; Boillat, Carol; Gaschen, Frederic; Stout, Rhett; Giselle, Hosgood, 2010, Am J Vet Res , Volume: 71, Number: 8, Pages: 903-8
Scientific Abstract:
  • Autologous adipose-derived multipotent stromal cells on xenografts reduce the systemic response, Takawira, Catherine; Bova, Jonathan; Bhumiratana, Sarindr; Stout, Rhett; Dietrich, Marilyn; Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana; Lopez, Mandi, 2018
  • Autologous adipose-derived multipotent stromal cells on xenografts reduce the systemic response, Takawira, Catherine; Bova, Jonathan; Bhumiratana, Sarindr; Stout, Rhett; Dietrich, Marilyn; Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana; Lopez, Mandi, 2018
  • Autologous Adipose Derived Multipotent Stromal Cells on Xenografts Reduce the Systemic Lymphocyte Response, Takawira, C; Bova, J; Stout, Rhett; Dietrich, Marilyn; Lopez, Mandi, 2017
  • Pharmacokinetics of Micronized Progesterone following Oral or Intravaginal Administration in Bitches, Malbrue, Raphael; Langohr, Ingeborg; Stout, Rhett; Pinto, Carlos, 2017
  • Electroencephalogram readings in box turtles (Terrapene carolina sp.) sedated with alfaxalone, Stout, Rhett; Ramirez, Karen; da Cunha, Anderson; James, Fiona; Nevarez, Javier, 2017
  • Median toxic dose of intravenous bupivacaine in isoflurane-anesthetized Ross-708 broiler chickens, DiGeronimo, Peter; Rinaldi, Max; da Cunha, Anderson; Nevarez, Javier; Brandao, Joao; Stout, Rhett; Tully, Thomas, 2016
  • Median toxic dose of intravenous bupivacaine in isoflurane-anesthetized Ross-708 broiler chickens, DiGeronimo, Peter; Rinaldi, Max; da Cunha, Anderson; Nevarez, Javier; Brandao, Joao; Stout, Rhett; Tully, Thomas, 2016
  • Elimination of the use of rubber stall mats for effective intervention of nosocomial Salmonella enterica spp. infection in a veterinary teaching hospital, McConnico, Rebecca; Stout, Rhett; Andrews, Frank; Roy, Alma, 2016
  • Double-blind, placebo-controlled ultrasonographic evaluation of the effect of antiemetic drugs on antral motility and gastric emptying in healthy dogs, Gaschen, Frederic; Bogard, Kelli; Olson, Erin; Waddle, Mary Lynn; Stout, Rhett; Gaschen, Lorrie, 2015
  • Assessment of mandibular nerve block using bupivacaine in Yucatan miniature swine as a model for mandibular condylectomy and implant surgery, Lopez, Mandi; Bova, J; da Cunha, Anderson; Stout, Rhett; Bhumiratana, S; Eisig, S; Alfie, D; Vunjak-Novakovic, G, 2014
  • Optimal dose determination of intravenous lidocaine in broiler chickens, Tully, Thomas; da Cunha, Anderson; Brandao, Joao; Stout, Rhett; Pypendop, Bruno, 2014
  • Assessment of mandibular nerve block using bupivacaine in Yucatan miniature swine as a model for mandibular condylectomy and implant surgery, Lopez, Mandi; Bova, J; da Cunha, Anderson; Stout, Rhett; Bhumiratana, S; Eisig, S; Alfie, D; Vunjak-Novakovic, G, 2013
  • Assessment of mandibular nerve block using bupivacaine in Yucatan miniature swine as a model for mandibular condylectomy and implant surgery, Lopez, Mandi; Bova, J; da Cunha, Anderson; Stout, Rhett; Bhumiratana, S; Eisig, S; Alfie, D; Vunjak-Novakovic, G, 2013
  • The evaluation of pentoxifylline on cutaneous IgE-mediated immediate and late phase reactions in dogs, Kasparek, Kaitlin; Stout, Rhett; Pucheu-Haston, Cherie, 2012
  • Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics of bupivacaine and lidocaine in chickens, Tully, Thomas; da Cunha, Anderson; Stout, Rhett; Barker, Steven; Nevarez, Javier; Pariaut, Romain; Queiroz, Patricia; Messenger, Kim; Papich, Mike, 2011
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • A Combined Experimental, Modeling, and Computational Approach to Interpret the Viscoelastic Response of the White Matter Brain Tissue during Endentation, Samadi-Dooki, Aref; Voyiadjis, George; Stout, Rhett, 2017, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
  • An Indirect Indentation Method for Evaluating the Linear Viscoelastic Properties of the Brain Tissue, Samadi-Dooki, Aref; Voyiadjis, George; Stout, Rhett, 2017, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering , Volume: 139, Number: 6, Pages: 12
  • Biodistribution and toxicity of orally administered poly (lactic-co-glycolic) acid nanoparticles for 7 days followed by 21 day recovery in F344 rats, Navarro, Sara; Morgan, Timothy; Astete, Carlos; Stout, Rhett; Coulon, Diana; Swetledge, Sean ; Sabliov, Cristina, 2017, Nanoimpact , Volume: 5, Number: Jan, Pages: 1-5
  • Obese ZDF Rats Fermented Resistant Starch with Effects on Gut Microbiota but No Reduction in Abdominal Fat, Goldsmith, Felicia ; Guice, Justin; Page, Ryan; Welsh, David ; Taylor, Chrsitopher; Blanchard, Eugene; Luo, Meng; Raggio, Anne; Stout, Rhett; Carvajal-Aldaz, Diana; Gaither, Amanda; Pelkman, Christine; Ye, Jianping; Martin, Roy; Geaghan, James ; Durham, Holiday; Coulon, Diana; Keenan, Michael, 2017, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research , Volume: 61, Number: 1, Pages: 9
  • Biodistribution and toxicity of orally adminestered poly (lactic-co-glycolic) acid nanoparticles to F344 rats for 21 days, Navarro, Sara; Morgan, Timothy; Astete, Carlos; Stout, Rhett; Coulon, Diana; Mottram, Peter; Sabliov, Cristina, 2016, Nanomedicine
  • Bioavailability of Orally Delivered Alphatocopherol by Poly(Lactic-Co-Glycolic) Acid (PLGA) Nanoparticles and Chitosan Covered PLGA Nanoparticles in F344 Rats, Simon, Lacey; Stout, Rhett; Sabliov, Cristina, 2016, Nanobiomedicine , Volume: 38
  • Hepatitis E Antibodies Detected in Laboratory Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) from Two US Vendors, Stout, Rhett; Birke, Leslie; Cormier, Stephania; You, Dahui; Clement, Christian; Johnson, Merlin; Thompson, Hilary, 2014, Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Oral Treatment of Rodents with Fipronel for Feed-Through and Systemic Control of Sand Flies (Diptera:Psychodidae), Stout, Rhett; Mascari, Thomas ; Foil, Lane, 2013, Journal of Medical Entomology , Volume: 50, Number: 1, Pages: 122-125
  • Reformulation of etoposide with solubility-enhancing rubusoside, Stout, Rhett; Zhang, Fang; Koh, Gar; Hollingsworth, Javoris; Russo, Paul; Liu, Zhijun, 2012, International Journal of Pharmaceutics , Volume: 434, Number: 1-2, Pages: 453-459
  • Laboratory evaluation of oral treatment of rodents with systemic insecticides for control of bloodfeeding sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), Stout, Rhett; Mascari, Thomas; Foil, Lane, 2012, Vector Borne Zoonotic Disease , Volume: 12, Number: 8, Pages: 699-704
  • Laboratory evaluation of rubidium as a long-lasting marker for bloodfeeding sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae), Stout, Rhett; Mascari, Thomas ; Foil, Lane, 2012, Journal of Medical Entomology , Volume: 49, Number: 1, Pages: 227-230
  • Oral Treatment of Rodents with insecticides for control of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) and the Fluorescent Tracer Technique (FTT) as a Tool to Evaluate Potential Sand Fly Control Methods, Stout, Rhett; Mascari, Thomas; Clark, J; Gordon, S; Mitchell, M; Rowtan, E; Foil, Lane, 2011, Journal of Vector Ecology , Volume: 36, Number: s1, Pages: s132-s137
  • A novel solubility-enhanced curcumin formulation showing stability and maintenance of anticancer activity, Stout, Rhett; Zhang, Fang; Koh, Gar; Jeansonne, Daune; Hollingsworth, Javorris; Russo, Paul; Vicente, Graca; Liu, Zhijun, 2011, Journal of Pharmaceutical Science/ Wiley-Blackwell , Volume: 100, Number: 7, Pages: 2778-2789
  • Contrast-enhanced harmonic ultrasonography of medial iliac lymph nodes in healthy dogs., Gaschen, Lorrie; Angelette, Nick; Stout, Rhett, 2010, Vet Radiol Ultrasound , Volume: 51, Number: 6, Pages: 634-7