Awards Overview

Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians

This award is open to graduate veterinarians who will soon complete or have recently completed a PhD program in the biomedical sciences, or who are in the final 1 to 2 years of residency training in the field of veterinary pathology, medicine, surgery, radiology/imaging, or laboratory animal medicine.

The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will receive a $2,500 honorarium. The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will be invited to present their research at the Boehringer Ingelheim-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students

This award is open to veterinary students who participated in the summer scholar program, attended the Boehringer Ingelheim-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, presented their work in the form of a poster, and completed their proposed project work plan by February 28th.

The recipient of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholar Research Award will receive a $1,500 honorarium, a plaque to recognize the recipient, a travel stipend to return to the summer symposium to present their project, and recognition in the Boehringer Ingelheim-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium program.

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Speaker holding award
National Symposium
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Michigan State University
on August 1-4, 2013

2013 Research Awardees

 
MERIAL VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD

As part of the Symposium, Merial traditionally presents a graduate research award to an outstanding young veterinarian who will soon complete or has recently completed a PhD program in the biomedical sciences, or who is in the final 1 to 2 years of residency training in the field of veterinary pathology, medicine, surgery, radiology/imaging, or laboratory animal medicine. The recipient receives an honorarium and an invitation to present their research at the Symposium. Dr. Diane Larsen, Director, Pharma R&D Projects at Merial (first photo, at left), presented the 2012 Merial Veterinary Research award to Seung Woo Jung, DVM, MS, PhD, UC Davis. Dr. Jung presented an overview of his research into developmental cardiac hypertrophy in a mouse model of prolidase deficiency.

 
MERIAL VETERINARY SCHOLAR AWARD

In addition, Merial funded a new award this year for veterinary students who participated in the previous summer scholar program, attended the Symposium and presented their work, and completed their proposed project work plan. The recipient of the Merial Veterinary Scholar Research Award receives an honorarium and a travel stipend to return to the summer symposium to present their project. Lauren Habenicht, DVM candidate at Colorado State University (second photo, at left), received the inaugural Merial Veterinary Scholar Award from Dr. Joseph Rosentel, Head, Pharma R&D Projects – Parasitics, Merial, for her research into urinary cytokine concentrations in cats with chronic kidney disease.