Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences
Professor Hughes is a professor of equine medicine, and Clinical Director of the veterinary enterprises, in the School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences. As Clinical Director, he oversees the activities of the 3 veterinary enterprises, including integration of veterinary services, undergraduate and post-graduate teaching and research activities, and contribution of the enterprises to veterinary course accreditation requirements. Professor Hughes is a registered specialist in equine medicine with the Veterinary Practitioner’s Board of NSW, with specialist qualifications from the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and the European College of Equine Internal Medicine. He is involved in equine clinical research at Charles Sturt University, including infectious and non-infectious disease projects and supervision of higher degree by research students.
Macdonald, S. L., Abbas, G., Ghafar, A., Gauci, C. G., Bauquier, J., El-Hage, C., Tennent-Brown, B., Wilkes, E. J. A., Beasley, A., Jacobson, C., Cudmore, L., Carrigan, P., Hurley, J., Beveridge, I., Nielsen, M. K., Jabbar, A., & Hughes, K. J. (2023). Egg reappearance periods of anthelmintics against equine cyathostomins: The state of play revisited. International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, 21, 28-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpddr.2022.12.002
Ghafar, A., Abbas, G., Beasley, A., Bauquier, J., Wilkes, E. J. A., Jacobson, C., McConnell, E., El-Hage, C., Carrigan, P., Cudmore, L., Tennent-Brown, B., Hurley, J., Nielsen, M. K., Gauci, C. G., Beveridge, I., Hughes, K. J., & Jabbar, A. (2023). Molecular diagnostics for gastrointestinal helminths in equids: Past, present and future. Veterinary Parasitology, 313, 1-13. . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2022.109851
Hale, J. N., Hughes, K. J., Hall, S., & Labens, R. (2023). The effect of exercise on cytokine concentration in equine autologous conditioned serum. Equine Veterinary Journal, 55(3), 551-556. https://doi.org/10.1111/evj.13586
Özben, M., von Samson‐Himmelstjerna, G., Freiin von Streit, M. K. B., Wilkes, E. J. A., Hughes, K. J., & Krücken, J. (2022). Absence of Polymorphisms in Codons 167, 198 and 200 of All Seven β‐Tubulin Isotypes of Benzimidazole Susceptible and Resistant Parascaris spp. Specimens from Australia. Pathogens, 11(5), 1-16. . https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11050490
Kirkwood, N., Hughes, K. J., & Stewart, A. (2022). Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID) in horses. Veterinary Sciences, 9(10), . https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9100556