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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2014 Research Awardees

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MERIAL VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

Merial presents two awards at the Symposium: one for veterinary students and one for graduate researchers. The recipient of the Merial Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students receives an honorarium and a travel stipend to return to the summer symposium to present their project.

Nida Intarapanich, DVM candidate at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, was the recipient of the 2014 Merial Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students for her research on the characterization and comparison of injuries in dogs and cats caused by accidental and non-accidental blunt force trauma.

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MERIAL VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR GRADUATE VETERINARIANS

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 relevant residency. The recipient receives an honorarium and an invitation to present their research at the Symposium.

Dan Regan, DVM, a PhD candidate at Colorado State University, received the 2014 Merial Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians for his research using mouse models to understand the biology of inflammatory monocyte recruitment to sites of tumor metastasis and vaccine-draining lymph nodes, and their interaction with T lymphocytes at these sites.