Foundation Principal Investigator Douglas F. Antczak inducted into Hall of Fame
Douglas F. Antczak, Principal Investigator and the Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine
Medicine was inducted into the University of Kentucky Equine Research Hall of Fame on October
25th 2009 by the Gluck Equine Research Foundation.
Dr. Antczak has served as a Havemeyer Principal Investigator since the early 1980ís and has led
and participated in numerous Foundation workshops. He actively participated in the Foundationís
Horse Genome Project from the very beginning. Antczak is the Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor
of Equine Medicine at the James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine
at Cornell University, where he joined the staff in 1979. In 1994, he became the director of the
Baker Institute for Animal Health, a post he held for 15 years until mid-2009.
Summary from Havemeyer Foundation Conducted Workshop on Equine Herpes Virus
The Second Havemeyer Workshop on Equine Herpes Virus was held September 21-26, 2008 in Steamship
Springs, Colorado. The workshop, was organized by D. Paul Lunn (Colorado), Julia Kydd (UK),
Josh Slater (UK), and Klaus Osterrieder (Germany). To read a summary of the workshop,
Summary from Havemeyer Foundation Conducted Workshop on
Infection Control in Veterinary Hospitals and at Equine Events
The workshop on Infection Control in Equine Veterinary Hospitals
and at Equine Events brought together a group of participants
who work in various roles related to infection control. To
read a summary of the workshop, click
Papers from Havemeyer Foundation Workshop on Motion Capture
and 3D Analysis of Equine Locomotion
The workshop on Motion Capture and 3D Analysis of Equine
Locomotion brought together an illustrious group of veterinarians,
kinesiologists and engineers to discuss 3D kinematics, hoof
motion, solutions to problem areas in gait research, and new
techniques for gait analysis.
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Foundation President Gene M. Pranzo Receives AAEP's Leadership
Mr. Gene M. Pranzo, CEO and President of The Dorothy R. Havemeyer
Foundation, has been named the recipient of the George Stubbs
Award for leadership of the Foundation and its mission to
improve the general health and welfare of horses. The George
Stubbs Award recognizes the contributions made to equine veterinary
medicine by individuals other than veterinarians.
Mr. Pranzo has been instrumental in developing the Foundation
from its inception in 1979 to its role in scientific research,
workshops and publications on equine reproduction, behavior,
and infectious diseases and on the creation of an equine genetic
"I see it as an award to the Foundation rather than
to me" says Pranzo. "It is without doubt a tribute
to the work of our Principal Investigators and the outstanding
workshops the Foundation has held year after year. And I am
particularly pleased that recognition comes to the Foundation
in the year of its silver anniversary."
The award will be presented at the Presidents's Luncheon
during the American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual
Convention on December 7, 2004 in Denver, Colorado.
Horse Gene Map
A First Generation
Radiation Hybrid Map and
a Horse-Human-Mouse Comparative Map
The first generation radiation hybrid and comparative
map of the horse genome. The map comprises 730 markers (450
gene specific), spans over all equine chromosomes and is presently
the most comprehensive genome information in horse.
To view the Map, you will need Adobe Acrobat
Reader, available as a free download.
Papers from Havemeyer Foundation Neonatal Septicemia Workshops
I, II, and III
The Neonatal Septicemia workshops gathered clinicians and
researchers together to explore the pathophysiology, clinical
presentation, therapeutic interventions, and prognostic parameters
of sepsis in foals.
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