Margarethe E. Hoenig, PhD, University of Georgia*

Margarethe E. Hoenig, PhD
Margarethe E. Hoenig, PhD

Dr. Hoenig's main interest is in insulin secretion and action. Dr. Hoenig has worked intensively with cats whose risk of becoming diabetic increases with obesity. Cats are an excellent model to study the processes involved in the development of both diseases. She is also interested in thyroid disease of dogs and cats.

*Now affiliated with University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  1. Caffall, ZF. Development of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies against feline proinsulin and C-peptide. MS Thesis. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA (2006).
  2. Kley S, Caffall Z, Tittle E, Ferguson DC, Hoenig M. Development of a feline proinsulin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA): A novel application to examine beta cell function in cats. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2008 Apr;34(3):311-8.
  3. Hoenig M, Traas AM, Schaeffer DJ. Evolution of routine hematology profile results and fructosamine, tyroxine, insulin, and proinsulin concentrations in lean, overweight, obese and diabetic cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Nov 1;243(9):1302-9.