EPM Society Meeting at ACVIM 2019

If you are attending the ACVIM meeting and have an interest in the latest on EPM, check out the EPM Society meeting.
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The EPM Society will hold a SIG meeting on June 6 during the 2019 ACVIM Forum.

The EPM Society will hold a Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting during the 2019 ACVIM Forum on June 6 in Phoenix, Arizona. The meeting will be held from 6:30-8 a.m. in the Sheraton South Mountain Room.

Schedule of Events

From 6:30-6:40 a.m. will be the EPM Society SIG introductions, highlights from the Society and Havemeyer 2021 planning.

From 6:40-7:15 a.m. will be abstracts presentations. This year's presentations will be by Sharon Witonsky, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, on “The ability of levamisole to regulate the immune response," and by Alayna Hay on “Interferon-gamma aids in protection against S. neurona induced myleoencephalitis in immune mediated compromised mouse model.”

From 7:15-7:20 a.m. Witonsky will provide updates on current studies involving several society members; examples and opportunities for collaboration include Immune phenotyping study and role of S. neurona Genetic predisposition for EPM.

From 7:20-7:30 a.m. will be a discussion of ideas for other collaborative studies.

From 7:30-8:00 a.m. will be a review of recent EPM-related publications.

For more information on the EPM Society SIG meeting held during the ACVIM Forum, please contact Sharon Witonsky, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Associate Professor LACS, 205 Duck Pond Dr., Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442; email switonsk@vt.edu; call 540 231 9042 (EFS office).

For information on the ACVIM Forum visit ACVIM.org. (Editor's note: the ACVIM website was not working when this article was published.)

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