Thu, Nov 18|
The Why & How of Laminitis from a Researcher
Anatomy, physiology, and types of laminitis from Hannah Galantino-Homer, VMD-PhD and her Galantino-Homer Laminitis Laboratory! How are the causes of laminitis different and how are they the same? How do we study it!?! All proceeds will go to laminitis research at New Bolton Center @ PennVet!
Time & Location
Nov 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
About the Event
“Why Do Horses Get Laminitis?”
Dr. Galantino-Homer is a Senior Research Investigator in Laminitis at New Bolton Center, the large animal campus of Penn Vet School in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and conducts research to better understand the molecular basis of equine laminitis and thereby improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this common and crippling condition.
Topics covered in the talk will include:
- How is the anatomy of the equine foot both highly evolved and fragile?
- What is laminitis?
- What are the types of laminitis in horses?
- How to monitor for laminitis and administer first aid?
- How can owners and barn managers minimize the risk of laminitis?
- Brief overview of Laminitis Research at New Bolton Center
Learn more about Dr. Hannah Galantino-Homer and the Galantino-Homer Laminitis Laboratory by CLICKING HERE!
Consider DONATING HERE!
- Ticket type
Non OCEN Member or Client
All proceeds will be donated straight back to the Galantino-Homer Laminitis Laboratory for research support!Price$14.99
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