2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program
Faculty Mentors and their Proposed Projects

FACULTY PROPOSED PROJECT TITLE
Aquirre, Ignacio Effects of high doses of the antiresorptive zoledronic acid in the gingival epithelium of rice rats
Curtiss, Roy Vaccinology research
Estrada, Amara Alternative moxidectin treatment for heartworm positive shelter dogs: Atlanta Lab Rescue Study
Garcia, Larry Diagnostic accuracy of a computer aided electrocardiogram
Gatson, Bonnie Three-dimensional, time resolved (4D) relative pressure mapping for horses under general anesthesia
Harrison, Kelly Breed variations in ECG normals
Johnson, Rick Mapping the Neural Elements Innervating the Rodent Pancreatic Islets for Development of Neuromodulation Implants for Treatment of Diabetes
Larkin, Iske Comparison of different fixation and staining techniques on the morphometric assessment of Florida manatee spermatozoa
Levy, Julie Outcome of Cats Infected with FeLV in a Large Animal Shelter
Levy, Julie Optimizing Heartworm Diagnosis in Cats and Dogs in Animal Shelters
Levy, Julie The State of the State in 2019: Florida’s Animal Sheltering Trends
Martyniuk, Chris CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in dopaminergic cells
McCarrel, Taralyn Effect of systemic NSAID administration of platelet function, activation, and growth factor release in equine platelet-rich plasma
Ossiboff, Robert Determining infectious titers of cultured ophidian nidoviruses
Plummer, Caryn Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for the treatment of glaucoma in dogs: A retrospective study.
Rajeev, Sreekumari Host innate immune response to Leptospira
Regier, Penny Otoscopy Evaluation of Remaining Epithelium Within the Tympanic Bulla
Shiomitsu, Keijiro Evaluation of PD-L1 and TGF-b in canine oral melanoma
Stern, Adam Estimation of Time of Death of Dogs by Immunohistochemical Detection of Insulin and Synaptophysin in the Pancreas
Vilaplana Grosso, Federico Accuracy of computed tomography and abdominal ultrasound for staging and estimating tumor extent in preoperative planning in dogs
Walden, Heather Use of nematophagous fungus for possible environmental control of Strongyloid and Rhabditoid nematodes in hoofstock
Wellehan, Jim Diversity of squamate mycoplasmas
Lejuene, Shiomitsu A novel molecular RNA-ISA diagnosis targeting IBA-1 and CD204 in canine HS

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