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Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research

Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research News Capsules

Zweig News Capsule #63 - June 2017


Zweig Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Joy Tomlinson

Dr. Joy Tomlinson research associate in the lab of  Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle, the 2017 Harry M. Zweig Assistant Professor in Equine Health, is working  with colleagues on research that may lead to better treatment and screening for Theiler's disease in horses, and a system for developing a hepatitis C vaccine for humans... more

Zweig News Capsule #62 - October 2016


Zweig Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Julia Felippe

Dr. Julia Felippe, Associate Professor of large animal medicine, was the first Harry M. Zweig Assistant Professor in Equine Health. Her research program, which has been funded by Zweig, an NIH Director's New Innovator Award, USDA NIFA, and Morris Animal Foundation, studies equine immunology, more ....



Zweig News Capsule #61 - June 2016

zweig61coverGenes influcence sarcoids in horses

Sarcoids are the most common form of cancer in horses; the skin tumors...




Zweig News Capsule #60 -November 2015


Ruffian celebrates its first year

June of 2015 saw the end of Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists’ (CRES) inaugural year, a milestone met with celebration and excitement for the future. To mark the occasion....(more)

Zweig News Capsule #59 -June 2015


Pushing the boundaries in Arthritis Prevention

Osterarthritis is the leading cause of a horse's premature retirement from an athletci career....(more)




Zweig News Capsule #58 -November 2014


Equine surgical innovations

A pair of unique surgical procedures performed on animals promises to revolutionize the ways surgeons repair cartilage and meniscus tears. In the first set of procedures, a cross institutional, interdisciplinary team of surgeons and researchers tried a new method for cartilage repair on horses at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals on August 21 ...(more).....



Zweig News Capsule #57- June 2014

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Cornell opens equine hospital close to Belmont

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine opened Cornell
Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care
hospital, near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch on Long
Island in Elmont, N.Y. on March 31, 2014. ...(more).....





Zweig News Capsule #56 - November 2013

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Paternal genes make placentas

The mule has served humankind as a beast of burden from the
time of Aristotle to the present day in the developing world.
This hybrid between a male donkey and female horse and its
lesser known relative, the hinny (a cross between a stallion
and a female donkey), have made important contributions to
our understanding of biology, particularly genetics....(more).