M. Judith Radin


Professor Emeritus


radin.1@osu.edu Goss Laboratory
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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Veterinary Biosciences

Professional Training and experience

  • BS, DVM Cornell University
  • PhD Colorado State University
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology)

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of blood pressure control and impact of hypertension on development of renal and cardiac dysfunction
  • Modulatory effects of non-pathologic cytokines on response to pathological cytokines in the development of cardiovascular disease
  • Renal physiology and pathophysiology, including hemodynamic and hormonal alterations in disease and possible means of therapeutic intervention.

University Memberships and Honors

  • Associate Investigator, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  • Lipid Science Group

Professional Service

  • American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
    • Program Committee member
  • ACVP/STP Coalition Board of Governors
  • ACVP Clinical Pathology Test Plan Group 2008-present
  • ACVP, Re-Qualifying Exam committee, 2008-present

Professional Societies

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • American Physiological Society, FASEB
  • American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Associate Investigator, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  • OSU Lipids Science Group
  • Phi Zeta

Administrative Service

  • Department Quality of Life Committee
  • Department Promotion and Tenure Committee
  • Clinical and Translational Science Award K12 Training Program Award Selection Committee


  • American Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • Veterinary Pathology

Teaching Responsibilities

  • VM 602, Urinary System
  • VM 608, Avian and Other Nonmammalian Species Medicine
  • VM 618, Hemic-Lymphatic System
  • VBS 710, Applied Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • VBS 739, Laboratory Medicine
  • VM 793, Clinical Pathology Selective Rotation
  • VBS 800.01, Seminar in Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • VBS 800.02, Veterinary Histopathology Seminar


Peer Reviewed


  • Radin MJ, Sharkey LC, Holycross BJ. 2009. Adipokines: a review of biological and analytical principles and an update in dogs, cats, and horses. Vet Clin Path. In press. Published Online: Apr 6 2009 DOI: 10.1111/j.1939-165X.2009.00133.x
  • Radin MJ, Holycross BJ, Hoepf TM, McCune SA. 2008. Salt Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy Is Independent of Blood Pressure and Endothelin in Obese, Heart Failure Prone SHHF Rats. Clin Expt Hypertension. 30:541-552.
  • Radin MJ, Holycross BJ, Dumitrescu C, Kelley R, Altschuld RA. 2008. Leptin modulates the negative inotropic effect of interleukin-1β in cardiac myocytes Molecular Cell Biochem. 315:179-184.
  • Corn SC, Wellman ML, Burkhard MJ, Russell J, Radin MJ. 2008. IgM paraprotein interference with hemoglobin measurement using the CELL-DYN 3500. Vet Clin Path. 37:61-65. Published first online: 22-Feb-2008 doi: 10.1111/j.1939-165X.2008.00004.x
  • Emter CA, McCune SA, Sparagna GC, Radin MJ, Moore RL. 2005. Low-Intensity Exercise Training Delays the Onset of Decompensated Heart Failure in the Spontaneously Hypertensive Heart Failure (SHHF) Rat. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 289: H2030 - H2038.
  • Radin MJ, Holycross BJ, Hoepf TM, McCune SA. 2003. Increased salt sensitivity secondary to leptin resistance in SHHF rats is mediated by endothelin. Molecular Cell Biochem 242: 57-63.
  • Dumitrescu C, Narayan P, Efimov IR, Cheng Y, Radin MJ, McCune SA, Altschuld RA. 2002. Mechanical alternans and restitution in failing SHHF rat left ventricles. Amer J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 282:H1320-H1326.
  • Radin MJ, Holycross BJ, Sharkey LC, Shiry L, McCune SA. 2002. Gender Modulates Activation of Renin-Angiotensin and Endothelin Systems in Hypertension and Heart Failure. J Appl Physiol 92(3):935-940.
  • Sharkey LC, Holycross BJ, Park S, Shiry LJ, Hoepf TM, McCune SA, Radin MJ. 1999. Effect of Ovariectomy and Estrogen Replacement on Cardiovascular Disease in Heart Failure-Prone SHHF/Mcc-facp Rats. J Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 31:1527-1537.