2012 UK Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar Series

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:
March 29
Name: Jim Belknap, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Ohio State University
Subject Matter: Laminitis

April 26
Name: Kent Allen, DVM, Virginia Equine Imaging, Middleburg, Va.
Subject Matter: Lameness and diagnostic imaging

May 31
Name: Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, UK Gluck Equine Research Center
Subject Matter: Equine parasites

June 28
Name: Alicia Bertone, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, Ohio State University
Subject Matter: Joint diseases

July 26
Name: Amanda Adams, PhD, and Macarena Sanz, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, UK Gluck Center
Subject Matter: Stress of weaning

August 30
Name: Craig Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, UKVDL
Subject Matter: Equine leptospirosis

September 27
Name: Robert Mealey, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, Washington State University
Subject Matter: Equine piroplasmosis

October 18
Name: Reid Hanson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, ACVECC, Auburn University
Subject Matter: Sport horse musculoskeletal injuries

November 15
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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