Kaitlin Curran

Assistant Professor - Oncology
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Affiliated with: 
Veterinary Medicine
OSU Main Campus
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Education and Professional Training: 

Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, MS 2015.

Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2011.

Yale University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, BS 2006.



Shaved margin histopathology and imprint cytology for assessment of excision in canine mast cell tumors and soft tissue sarcomas.

Milovancev M, Townsend KL, Gorman E, Bracha S, Curran K, Russell DS.

Vet Surg. 2017 Aug;46(6):879-885. doi: 10.1111/vsu.12668. Epub 2017 Apr 29.

PMID: 28460419


BCL2 and MYC are expressed at high levels in canine diffuse large B-cell lymphoma but are not predictive for outcome in dogs treated with CHOP chemotherapy.

Curran KM, Schaffer PA, Frank CB, Lana SE, Hamil LE, Burton JH, Labadie J, Ehrhart EJ, Avery PR.

Vet Comp Oncol. 2016 Aug 11. doi: 10.1111/vco.12263. [Epub ahead of print]


Katie Curran is a Pacific Northwest Native.  She was born and raised in beautiful Seattle, Washington.  She traveled across the country for college and completed a biology degree at Yale University while competing on the women’s rowing team.  She was happy to return to the PNW and attend the veterinary college at Washington State University.  Go COUGS!  After graduation, she completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at Colorado State University (CSU).  Dr. Curran then continued her training at CSU with a three-year medical oncology residency.

Dr. Curran appreciates providing owners with a comprehensive approach to diagnostic and therapeutic options.  There are many recent advances in veterinary oncology and more are occurring all the time.  She enjoys working with owners to create an ideal plan that works best for them and their pets. 

Dr. Curran shares her home with her husband, two Labradors and two tabby cats.  She enjoys skiing, hiking, yoga, cooking, reading and socializing in her free time.  Oregon offers many wonderful outdoor activities and she is excited to continue exploring the region. 

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