BIVI Awards at #AASV2016

Cindy Zimmerman

Dr. Mike Murtaugh

Dr. Mike Murtaugh

At the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Reid Phillips, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, presented several awards.

The Respiratory Disease Research Board, with support from BIVI, selected three research proposals to fund as part of its 2016 Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease program. These research proposals are funded at $35,000 each.

Dr. Daniel Linhares

Dr. Daniel Linhares

The Research Award recipients are selected from a board of eight independent swine veterinarians and researchers. BIVI congratulates the 2016 Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease recipients for the following projects:

• Dr. Mike Murtaugh, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN – “Pen-Side Respiratory Pathogen Identification.” Learn more about Murtaugh’s research in this interview: Interview with Dr. Mike Murtaugh, U of Minn

• Dr. Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA, Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames, IA – “Herd sensitivity of PRRSv-monitoring schemes on sow herds undergoing
virus elimination”

• Dr. Luis Ochoa, MS, Ph.D., Carthage Innovative Swine Solutions, Carthage,
Illinois – “Determining the effects of PCV2 viremia qPCR status of piglets at birth on the response to PCV2 vaccine (CircoFLEX®) and subsequent viremia
levels and overall growth rate, mortality and culls”

Bill Hollis accepting on behalf of Luis Ochea

Bill Hollis accepting on behalf of Luis Ochea

“PRRS and other swine respiratory diseases are high-risk, potentially very costly challenges that swine producers must be able to manage,” says Dr. Reid Philips, technical manager, BIVI. “We are proud to support field-applicable research that gives back to the industry.”

Applications for the 2017 Research Awards will be open in late 2016. For more information on the Respiratory Disease Research Board and the Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease program, visit www.SwineResearchAwards

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