The 2012 University of Kentucky's Department of Veterinary Science Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar series kicked off Jan. 26 with a presentation by the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory's (UKVDL) Cynthia Gaskill, DVM, PhD, and Laura Kennedy, DVM, Dipl. ACVP, on "Case studies in equine toxicology."
On Feb. 23 Rob Foss, DVM, of Equine Medical Service in Columbia, Mo., lectured about approaches to assisted reproduction.
All seminars take place at 4 p.m. EST on the dates listed, at the UKVDL located at 1490 Bull Lea Rd. in Lexington.
This seminar series is co-sponsored by the UK College of Agriculture, UK Gluck Equine Research Center, UKVDL, Pfizer Animal Health, Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners (KAEP), and TheHorse.com.
For those who cannot attend in person, TheHorse.com videotapes and archives these lectures, which are free to registered users at TheHorse.com/videos/Horse-Courses.aspx through sponsor Pfizer Animal Health.
The schedule for the remainder of 2012:
Name: Jim Belknap, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Ohio State University
Subject Matter: Laminitis
Name: Kent Allen, DVM, Virginia Equine Imaging, Middleburg, Va.
Subject Matter: Lameness and diagnostic imaging
Name: Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, UK Gluck Equine Research Center
Subject Matter: Equine parasites
Name: Alicia Bertone, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Ohio State University
Subject Matter: Joint diseases
Name: Amanda Adams, PhD, and Macarena Sanz, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, UK Gluck Center
Subject Matter: Stress of weaning
Name: Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, UKVDL
Subject Matter: Equine leptospirosis
Name: Robert Mealey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Washington State University
Subject Matter: Equine piroplasmosis
Name: Reid Hanson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, ACVECC, Auburn University
Subject Matter: Sport horse musculoskeletal injuries
Name: David Horohov, PhD, UK Gluck Center, and Allen Page, DVM, PhD candidate at UK Gluck Center
Subject Matter: Update on equine proliferative enteropathy
Jenny Blandford is the Gluck Equine Research Foundation coordinator at the Gluck Center.
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