New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Director Penn Vet Equine Pharmacology Laboratory, Dept. of Clinical Studies, NBC School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Acting Director, Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology and Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, West Chester, PA

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Guan F, Robinson MR, Soma LR Confirmatory analysis of etanercept in equine plasma by LC-MS for doping control Drug Testing and Analysis : , 2016.

Chen J-W, Uboh CE, Robinson MA, Jiang ZB, Soma LR Interleukin 6 distribution in Standardbred prerace horse population via a new validated enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay American Journal of Veterinary Research 77: 13-23, 2016.

de Laat MA*, Robinson MA*, Gruntmeir KJ, Liu Y, Soma LR, Lacombe VA *cofirst authorship AICAR administration affects glucose metabolism by upregulating the novel glucose transporter, GLUT8, in equine skeletal muscle. The Vet Journal 10.1016/j.tvjl: , 2015.

Robinson MA, Megee S, Liu Y, Li X, Soma LR Myo-inositol trispyrophosphate (ITPP) did not increase oxygen dissociation from equine or mouse hemoglobin in fresh whole blood Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians : , 2015.

Jian Z, Uboh CE, Robinson M, Chen J, Soma LR Selection of reference genes in equine white blood cells for real time PCR normalization following extracorporeal shock wave therapy. Am J Mol Biol 4: 72-80, 2014.

Robinson MA, Guan F, McDonnell S, Uboh CE, Soma LR Pharmacokinetcs and Pharmacodynamics of dermorphin in the horse. J Vet Pharmacol Ther : 321-329, 2014.

Guan F, Uboh CE, Soma LR, Robinson MA, Maylin GA, Li X Detection, quantification, and identification of dermorphin in equine plasma and urine by LC-MS/MS for doping control. Anal Bioanal Chem 405: 4707-4717, 2013.

Soma LR, Uboh CE, Liu Y, Li X, Robinson MA, Boston RC, Colahan PT Pharmacokinetics of dexamethasone following intra-articular, intravenous, intramuscular, and oral administration in horses and its effects on endogenous hydrocortisone. J Vet Pharmacol Therap doi 10.1111: 1365-2885, 2013.

Robinson MA, Tuttle SW, Otto CM, and Koch CJ pO2-dependent NO production determines OPPC activity in macrophages. FRBM 48: 189-195, 2010.

Robinson MA, Baumgardner JE, Good VP, and Otto CM Physiological and hypoxic O2 tensions rapidly regulate NO production by stimulated macrophages Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 294: C1079-C1087, 2008.

BS (Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Dickinson College, 2001

PhD (Pharmacology Sciences) University of Pennsylvania, 2009

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania, 2010