Prof. Ignacio Ayala de la Pena

Prof. Ignacio Ayala de la Pena

Department of Animal Medicine & Surgery

University of Murcia, Spain



1995 Ph.D., University of Bolony, Italy

1993 Ph.D., University of Murcia, Spain

1991 DVM, University of Murcia, Spain

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ayala I, Martos NF, Silván G, Gutierrez C, García-Clavel JJ, Illera JC. Cortisol, serotonin, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, adrenaline and noradrenaline serum concentrations in relation to disease in the horse Research in Veterinary Science 2011 6(2) In press
  2. Ayala I, Latorre R, Soria F, Carballo F, López-Albors O, Buendía AJ, Pérez-Cuadrado E. A Case of Lymphocytic-plasmacytic Jejunitis Diagnosed by Double Balloon Enteroscopy in a Dog Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 2011 47(4): 262-267
  3. Martín Castillo A, Castells MT, Adánez G, Sánchez-Polo MT, García Pérez B, Ayala I. Effect of atorvastatin and diet on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease activity score in hyperlipidemic chickens Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2010 64: 275-281.
  4. Guzmán Aroca F, Ayala I, Serrano L, Berná Serna JD, Castells MT, García-Pérez B, Reus M Assessment of liver steatosis in chicken by using acoustic radiation force impulse imaging: preliminary results European Radiology 2010 20(10):2367-71
  5. Ayala I, Rodríguez MJ, Aguirre C, Buendía J, Belda E, Laredo FG. Post-anesthetic brachial triceps myonecrosis in a Spanish-bred horse Canadian Veterinary Journal 2009; 50: 189-193.
  6. Ayala I, Martín Castillo A, Adánez G, Fernández-Rufete A, García Pérez B, Castells MT. Hyperlipidemic Chicken as a Model of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Experimental Biology and Medicine (Maywood) 2009 234(1):10-16.
  7. Escudero A, González JR, Benedito JL, Prieto FR, Ayala I. Electrocardiographic parameters in the clinically healthy Zamorano-leones donkey Research in Veterinary Science 2009 Dec. 87(3): 458-461.
  8. Adánez G, Castells MT, García Pérez B, Sánchez Polo MT, Martín Castillo A, Montes A, Ayala I. Effects of atorvastatin on progresión-regression of renal injury in hyperlipidemic chickens Histology and Histopathology 2008 23: 1131-1142.
  9. Latorre R, Ayala I, Soria F, Carballo F, Ayala MD, Pérez-Cuadrado E. Double balloon endoscopy in two dogs The Veterinary Record 2007 161(17): 581-590.
  10. Ayala I, Rodríguez MJ, Martos N, Zilberschtein J, Ruíz I, Motas M. Fatal brodifacoum poisoning in a pony The Canadian Veterinary Journal 2007 48(6): 627-629
  11. F. Gil, M. Alemán, M. A. Rivero, R. Latorre, M. A. Carrión, C. Aguirre, I. Ruíz, I. Ayala Neuromuscular disease associated with glycogen storage in a Spanish-bred filly The Veterinary Record 158: 513-516 (2006)
  12. Fernández-Varón E, Cárceles C, Marín P, Martos N, Escudero E, Ayala I. Pharmacokinetics of difloxacin after intravenous, intramuscular and intragastric administration to horses American Journal Veterinary Research 67(6): 1076-81 (2006)
  13. Fernández-Varón E, Ayala I, Marín P, Carrión A, Martos N, Escudero E, Cárceles CM. Pharmacokinetics of danofloxacin in horses alter intravenous, intramuscular and intragastric administration Equine Veterinary Journal 38(4): 342-346 (2006)
  14. Hernández-Espinosa D, Ayala I, Castells MT, García-Pérez B, Martín-Castillo A, Miñano A, Arcas I, Vicente V, Corral J Intracellular retention of hepatic serpins caused by severe hyperlipidemia Liver International 2006 26(6): 708-715.
  15. García Pérez B, Ayala I, Castells MT, Sánchez Polo MT, García Partida P, Valdés M. Effects of nifedipine, verapamil and diltiazem on serum biochemical parameters and aortic composition of atherosclerotic chickens. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 59 (2005): 1-7.
  16. Ayala, I., García Pérez, B., Doménech, G., Castells, M.T., Valdés, M.Use of the Chicken as Experimental Animal Model in Atherosclerosis Avian and Poultry Biology Reviews (2005) 16(3): 151-159.
  17. López Murcia MM, Bernal LJ, Montes AM, García Martínez JD, Ayala I. The Normal Electrocardiogram of the Unanesthetized Competition “Spanish pouler” Pigeon (Columba livia gutturosa) Journal of Veterinary Medicine A 52: 347-349 (2005)
  18. Ayala I, MJ Rodríguez, N Martos, J Zilberschtein and I Ruíz. Nonfatal splenic haematoma and pancytopaenia in an ass. Australian Veterinary Journal 82(8) (2004): 6-7.