Fernando Marqués, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM), DACVSMR (Equine)


Department of Medical Sciences
Office: 4372

Fernando Marqués, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM), DACVSMR (Equine)

Titles and Education

  1. Clinical Associate Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine.
  2. Specialty Board Certification: Diplomate American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation - Equine (DACVSMR (Equine)
  3. Associate Professor with Tenure, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. 2005-2016.

  4. Specialty Board Certification: Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Large Animals (DACVIM (LAIM))
  5. Specialty Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  6. DVM, Universidad de Buenos Aires.


Dr. Marqués has published in many areas of Large Animal Internal Medicine.


Dr. Marqués is actively involved in the didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction of Large Animal Internal Medicine. He is involved not only in the instruction of undergraduate veterinary students,  but also in the training of veterinarians pursuing board certificiation for the Large Animal Internal Medicine specialty.

Dr. Marqués is also one of the Internal Medicine Board Certified Specialist working at the Large Animal Clinic, Large Animal Internal Medicine Service, UW Veterinary Care, providing a wide range of medical specialty services.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Marqués has clinical interests in various aspects of internal medicine, particularly in areas related to sports medicine.

Graduate Training

Dr. Marqués received his veterinary degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and completed a residency program in large animal internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a board certified specialist in Large Animal Internal Medicine (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Diplomate).

Recent Publications

  1. Munsterman A. S., Dias Moreira A. S., Marqués F.J. Evaluation of a Chinese herbal supplement on equine squamous gastric disease and gastric fluid pH in Mares. J Vet Intern Med (2019) 33 (5): 2280-2285
  2. Marqués F.J., Battistessa E.I., Peek S.F., Raabis S.M., Darien B.J. The effect of foot-and-mouth disease vaccination on early pregnancy loss in beef heifers in Argentina. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 170 (2019) 104716.
  3. Duran M.C., Janz D.M., Waldner C.L., Campbell J.R., Marqués F.J. Hair cortisol concentration as a stress biomarker in horses: Associations with body location and surgical castration. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 55 (2017) 27-33.

  4. Marqués F.J., Higgins S., Chapuis R., Waldner C. The effect of inadequate presample blood volume withdrawal from intravenous catheter and extension sets on measured circulating L-blood lactate concentration in horses receiving lactated Ringer’s solution. J Vet Intern Med. Dec. 2016.  Doi:10.1111/jvim.14623. 

  5. Creutzinger K.C., Stookey J.M., Marfleet T.W., Campbell J.R., Janz D.M., Marqués F.J., Seddon Y.M. An investigation of hair cortisol as a measure of long-term stress in beef cattle: results from a castration study. Can. J. Anim. Sci 97:499-509 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjas-2016-0206

  6. Husulak M.L., Lohmann K., Gabadage K., Wojnarowicz C. and Marqués F.J. Equine Motor Neuron Disease in two horses from Saskatchewan. Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2015. .

  7. Duran M.C., Marqués F.J. Detection of Neorickettsia risticii, the agent of Potomac Horse Fever, in a Gypsy Vanner stallion from Manitoba with colitis. Canadian Veterinary Journal. 2015.

  8. Marqués F.J., Waldner C., Reed S., Autet F., Corbeil L., and Campbell J. Effect of the Rider Experience and Evaluator Expertise on Subjective Lameness Grading of Sound and Unsound Sports Horses under Saddle. Can J Vet Res 2014.78.89-96.

  9. Navjot K., Townsend H., Lohmann K., Marqués F., and Singh B. Analyses of Lipid Rafts, Toll-like Receptors 2 and 4, and Cytokines in Foals Vaccinated with VapA/CpG oligonucleotide Vaccine against Rhodococcus equi. Vet Inmunol and Inmunopathol 2013.156.182-189.

  10. Lohmann K., Lopez M., Manning S., Marqués F.J., Brownlie R., Allen A., Sangster A., and Townsend H. Failure of a VapA/CpG oligodeoxynucleotide vaccine to protect foals against experimental Rhocococcus equi pneumonia despite induction of VapA-specific antibody and interferon-γ response. Can J Vet Res 2013.77.161-169.

  11. Aharonson-Raz K, Lohmann K, Townsend H, Marqués F, and Singh B. Pulmonary Intravascular Macrophages as Proinflammatory Cells in Heaves - an Asthma-like Equine Disease. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol.2012.303.189-198