Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research News Capsule
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December 2022 Issue #74: Antczak attends Ascot horse races with the royals
The recent death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in early September had special poignancy for one Cornell alumnus. In April of this year, Dr. Doug Antczak ’69, the Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine Medicine at the James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, received an unexpected email.... Read more.
June 2022 Issue #73: Delco named Harry M. Zweig Assistant Research Professor in Equine Health
Delco is a board-certified large animal surgeon and assistant research professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences whose time spent in clinical practice treating equine athletes for sports injuries has motivated her to discover new ways to treat and prevent osteoarthritis... Read more.
December 2021 Issue #72: Farewell, Fortier: Surgeon-scientist shifts from CVM to AVMA
Lisa Fortier, Ph.D. ’98, the James Law Professor of Surgery, has always had a passion for veterinary medicine. This love of the profession has carried her through her training... Read more.
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.
December 2020 Issue #70: Machine learning could be inside track to preventing racing breakdowns
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.
June 2020 Issue #69: Cornell radiologist creates new brain atlas for horses
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.
December 2019 Issue #68: Zweig Fund celebrates 40th Anniversary
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.
August 2019 Issue #67: Zweig Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Heidi Reesink
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.
December 2018 Issue #66: New Heights of Inquiry: Untangling Roaring's Genomic Origins
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.