Dr. Elizabeth Swanson

Dr. Elizabeth Swanson


  • Clinical Sciences


  • Assistant Professor





  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, Iowa State University, 1997
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Music, Iowa State University, 1997


Conference Proceeding

  • The effects of carbohydrates on virulence expression in Staphylococcus aureus.  American Society for Microbiology Microbe. 2019
  • Development and characterization of in vivo osteomyelitis models.  Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. 2019
  • Bacteriophage efficacy against Staphylococcus aureus in vitro and establishment of an in vivo osteomyelitis model.  Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. 2018
  • Antimicrobial-loaded poloxamer 407 hydrogel for the treatment of osteomyelitis.  Boehringer Ingelheim-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Program Annual Symposium. 2018
  • Mitigation of bone infection with bacteriophage therapy.  Mississippi Academy of Sciences Summer Student Science Symposium. 2018

Journal Article

  • Autoclaving of Poloxamer 407 hydrogel and its use as a drug delivery vehicle. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials. 2021
  • CRISPR-Cas9 modified bacteriophage for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus induced osteomyelitis and soft tissue infection. PLoS ONE. Volume 14, Issue 11, Page e0220421. 2019
  • Novel use of Poloxamer 407 – Antibiotic compounds to treat antimicrobial-resistant soft tissue infections in dogs. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation. Volume 55, Issue 1, Pages 1-13. 2019
  • Healing of canine skin incisions made with monopolar electrosurgery versus scalpel blade. Vet Surg. Volume 46, Issue 4, Pages 520-529. 2017