Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research News Capsule
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June 2021 Issue #71: Healing with horses; Cornell bids farewell to leaders in equine medicine excellence
When Teagan Manning first began working with Hero, she felt an immediate kinship with the horse — a five-year-old mustang gelding who was still unused to being handled. The veteran recognized the same kind of exhausting stress, anxiety and... Read more.
When Dr. Parminder Basran, associate research professor of oncology, arrived at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), he brought a totally new type of expertise to the college. As a radiation physicist, Basran uses artificial intelligence to analyze radiology images — a field known as radiomics. Read more.
Dr. Philippa Johnson knows her way around brains. A clinical radiologist and diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, she specializes in advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques. Read more.
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.