In this episode Dr. Emma Adam of the University of Kentucky describes the research that identified a novel strain of rotavirus in foal diarrhea cases this year.
This podcast is the twelfth episode in our “Equine Innovators” podcast series, brought to you by Zoetis.
- An Update on Rotavirus in Foals
- Sessions from the 2021 Rotavirus Workshop, funded by the University of Kentucky’s CAFE Gluck Equine Research Center Koller Emergency Response Funds and gifts from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, Coolmore America, and Grayson Jockey Club.
- The Gluck Equine Research Center
- The Gluck Center’s newsletters, Equine Science Review and Equine Disease Quarterly
- Practical Biosecurity Tips to Protect Your Horse
- Infographic: Protecting Your Horse From Disease
About the Researcher:
Emma Adam, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky’s (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center and the equine outreach veterinarian for UK’s Department of Veterinary Science. Her career focuses on the health and wellbeing of the equine athlete and she has worked in four countries on three continents. Adam received her veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College, in the U.K., after which she gained equine internal medicine specialty training at Texas A&M University and equine surgery specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. She completed her PhD research in regenerative medicine as it relates to articular cartilage using RNA sequencing at the Gluck Center. Her primary role now is to connect the university with equine industry stakeholders through outreach and the dissemination of information.