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Colic Research Symposium

The 12th International Equine Colic Research Symposium, hosted by AAEP Foundation, will be held July 18-20, 2017, in Lexington, Kentucky, immediately following the AAEP’s Focus on Colic and Focus on Dentistry meetings, July 16-18.

Abstract submissions closed on February 8, 2017.

Meeting Format

The meeting format will be similar to previous Colic Research Symposia. Twelve-minute oral presentations followed by three minutes for questions and discussion will take place in sessions throughout the 2 ½ days of the meeting. Poster session receptions will be hosted on the evenings of July 18 and 19 and will expand beyond the oral presentations by giving attendees the opportunity to review and discuss with poster presenters. 

Topic areas will include but not be limited to:

Surgical techniques
Gastric ulceration
Pharmacology of intestinal motility
Complications: Post-operative ileus, laminitis, adhesions, etc.
Physiology of digestion
Microbiology, microbiome


Please check back in March or April for registration and hotel information.

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