Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research News Capsule
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The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research celebrated its 40th anniversary Nov. 13 at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine with poster presentations, research talks, and toasts and celebrations among researchers, students and committee members. Read more.
Heidi Reesink has been named the Harry M. Zweig Assistant Professor in Equine Health in honor of her ambitious research program to detect horses at risk for catastrophic injuries and to develop new treatments for arthritis. Read more.
Thanks in part to Zweig funding, Cornell veterinarian and scientist Dr. Dorothy Ainsworth, professor of large animal medicine, and a team of collaborators have begun to unveil the genomic underpinnings of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN), or roaring. Read more.
Zweig Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Doug Antczak
Doug Antczak, the Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine Medicine with the Baker Institute for Animal Health, was an invited speaker at the festival, where he presented his research on the genetic relationships between Arabians and other horse breeds. Read more.