Havemeyer Workshops 2016 - 2017
Equine Infection Control: Bio-Security IV
Organizers Drs. Paul Morley and Brandy Burgess
Sanderling Resort, Duck Island, North Carolina, April 3-6, 2016
Topics: Defining Surgical site infection (SSI) events for midline laparotomy; Criteria for deep incisional procedure; Criteria for assigning wound class to surgical procedure; Criteria for determining abdominal SSI Perotinitis.
Dorothy Havemeyer Equine Ophthalmology Symposium IV
Organizer: Dr. Brian Gilger
The Grand Hotel, Maiahide, Ireland, June 2-4, 2016
Topics: Misconceptions, prerequisites and pitfalls associated with standing ophthalmic surgery; Treatment of recurrent Uveitis; Herpes viruses and equine ocular disease; Clinical use of SD-OCT in equine corneal disease; Case report - Primary corneal malignant melanoma.
Fourth International Havemeyer Workshop on Equine Skin Allergy
Organizers: Drs. Bettina Wagner and Eliane Marti
Agricultural University of Iceland, Hvanneyri, Iceland, June 22 – 25, 2016
Topics: Memory plasma cells – the challenge in allergy and autoimmunity; Cornell-Keldur allergy study on development of Culicoide hypersensitivity; Current database nomenclature for Culicoides and Allergomes; Vaccination against insect bite hypersensitivity.
International Symposium on Equine Embryo Transfer – Havemeyer Workshop IX
Organizers: Dr. Peter Daels
St Augustijnenklooster, Gent, Belgium, July 1-3, 2016
Topics: Cryopreservation of equine embryos; Clinical applications of pre-impantation genetic testing; In-vitro production of equine embryos and cloning- today’s status; Maternal recognition of pregnancy in context of embryo transfer; Gametes, embryos and their epigenome.
Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Laminitis Workshop III
Organizer: Dr. James Belknap and Dr. Susan Eades
Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, HawaiI, July 9-12, 2016
Topics: Insulin like growth factor signaling – Lamellar epithelial cell; Altered energy metabolism in lamellar cell dysfunction; In vitro/ex vivo studies – insulin and growth factor signaling in laminitis; What future therapeutics to consider for endocrinopathic laminitis.
Second Havemeyer Conference on Regenerative Medicine
Organizer: Drs. Lisa Fortier and Roger Smith
Bonita Springs, Florida, November 5-9, 2016
Topics: New information on characterization and differentiation pathways of MSCs; Paracine effects/immune modulation of MSCs; PRP, IRAP, BMC, and other strategies; Experimental models to demonstrate regenerative medicine; Clinical aspects of regenerative medicine.
International Equine Endocrinology Summit
Organizer Dr. Mary Rose Paradis
The Biltmore, Coral Gables, Florida, January 3 – 7, 2017
Topics: Pro-Hormone processing in Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction; Metabolomics in Equine Metabolic Syndrome; Dissecting EMS and insulin Dysregulation Molecular Pathophsiology; Use of an IGF-1 receptor antagonist in Hyperinsulinemic Laminitis.
Getting to Grips with Strangles and other Streptococcal Diseases
Organizer: Dr. Rob Keene
320 Guest Ranch, Gallatin Gateway, Montana, September 19 – 21, 2017
Topics: Frequency of molecular detection of Streptococcus Equi in Nasal Secretion of 6,099 horses with upper airway infection; Sensor Kinase SEQ_0302 and regulation of capsule synthesis by Streptococcus equi; Velcro vacinnes in directing an enhanced immune response.
Tendonopathies Workshop III
Organizer: Dr. Roger Smith
Home Ranch, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, October 15 – 19, 2017
Topics: Fibrosis- a targetable pathophysiological pathway in tendinopathy; Importance of interfascicular matrix in tendon health; Strategies for intra-synovial tendon repair; A review of the latest surgery and non surgery and ASCAT clinical trial in human clinical practice.