Autumn Harris, DVM, Diplomate (AVCIM) - Scientific Advisor

Dr. Autumn Harris is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her D.V.M. at Mississippi State University, Dr. Harris completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Kansas State University followed by a Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Harris completed a Fellowship in the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation at the University of Florida. Dr. Harris has a special interest in Chronic Kidney Disease-related Muscle Atrophy in cats. She has been honored with the C.E. Cornelius Young Investigator Award (2020), the Postdoctoral Excellence in Renal Research Award (2019) by the American Physiological Society and the Resident Best Paper Award Author (2016) by the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

Selected Publications:

  1. Harris, A. N., Lee, H. W., Fang, L., Verlander, J. W., & Weiner, I. D. (2019). Differences in acidosis-stimulated renal ammonia metabolism in the male and female kidney. American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology, 317(4), F890-F905.
  2. Harris, A. N., Grimm, P. R., Lee, H. W., Delpire, E., Fang, L., Verlander, J. W., ... & Weiner, I. D. (2018). Mechanism of hyperkalemia-induced metabolic acidosis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 29(5), 1411-1425.
  3. Harris, A. N., Estrada, A. H., Gallagher, A. E., Winter, B., Lamb, K. E., Bohannon, M., ... & Mainville, C. A. (2017). Biologic variability of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in adult healthy cats. Journal of feline medicine and surgery, 19(2), 216-223.