UK's Horohov, Page Receive Research Grant

University of Kentucky (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center faculty member David Horohov, PhD, professor, and postdoctoral scholar Allen Page, DVM, PhD, were selected to receive one of five Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. 2013 Advancement of Equine Research Awards.

Horohov and Page will receive a $15,000 grant for the equine research project titled “Subisotypic differences in the immunoglobulin G response to Lawsonia intracellularis in vaccinated, seropositive and clinically affected horses.” The grant is to study the diagnosis, pathogenesis, transmission, control, and/or prevention of equine infectious diseases during 2014. The awards were announced Dec. 9 at the American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn.

Awards are selected based on established criteria, including potential impact on the equine industry; originality and scientific quality; and probability of success in completing the year-long studies.

For more information on the award, visit

Jenny Evans, MFA, is the marketing and promotion specialist senior at the Gluck Equine Research Center.

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