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

You Y, Proctor RM, Vasilko E, Robinson MA Doping control analysis of four JWH-250 metabolites in equine urine by LC-MS/MS Drug Testing and Analysis : , 2018.

You Y, Guan F, D’Ippolito R, Li X, Soma LR, Robinson MA High-throughput Racehorse Doping Control Analysis of 28 Amphetamine-type Stimulants in Equine Plasma Using Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Drug Test Anal 11: 441-454, 2018.

Soma LR, You Y, Robinson MA, Boston RC Pharmacokinetics of intravenous, subcutaneous, and topical administration of lidocaine hydrochloride and metabolites 3-hydroxylidocaine, monoethylglycinexylidide, and 4-hydroxylidocaine in the Horse J Vet Pharmacol Ther 41: 825-837, 2018.

Soma LR, Rudy J, You Y, Robinson MA, Boston RC Pharmacokinetics, disposition and plasma concentrations of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) in the horse following topical, oral and intravenous administration J Vet Pharmacol Ther 41: 384-392, 2018.

Guan F, You Y, Li Q, Robinson MA Detection and confirmation of a-cobratoxin in equine plasma by solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry J Chromatogr A : 38-48, 2018.

Guan F, Robinson MA, Soma LR Confirmatory analysis of etanercept in equine plasma by LC-MS for doping control Drug Testing and Analysis : 1421-1431, 2017.

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.

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

PhD (Pharmacology Sciences) University of Pennsylvania, 2009

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania, 2010