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4th Conference on
Current Veterinary Practices,
24th of March 2017, Antwerp, Belgium

GST-Anacura, Eickemeyer and Orthopaedics are organising its 4th Conference of Current Veterinary Practices (CCVP) during the European Equine Health & Nutrition Congress (EEHNC) in Antwerp.

In the present conference we will discuss the role of nutrition and supplements in the prevention of osteoarthritis and the immunomodulatory effects of stem cells

The 8th EEHNC is organised in cooperation with several departments from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University, Utrecht University and the University of Liège and the Animal Science Group of the Wageningen University and Research Centre.

The number of places for this afternoon session is limited.
Register here (before Friday 17th March).

Register here

12:15 - 13:30 Official start CCVP programme
A warm welcome for the attending veterinarians
13:30-14:05 Wayne McIlwraith
Equine Orthopaedic Research Center, Colorado State University

Osteoarthritis – Part I: Can nutrition or supplements help in the treatment of joint disease?
14:05 - 14:45 Wayne McIlwraith
Equine Orthopaedic Research Center, Colorado State University

Osteoarthritis – Part II: Can joint supplements help in preventing joint diseases?
15:45 - 15:00 Poster Award
15:00 - 15:30 Drinks
15:30 - 16:00 Wayne McIlwraith
Equine Orthopaedic Research Center, Colorado State University

The immunomodulatory properties of autologous and allogeneic stem cells.
16:00 - 16:30 Andrea Ellis (UNEQUI) & Ingrid Vervuert (Leipzig University) Nutritional recommendations to prevent DOD
16:30 - 17:00 Discussion: Supplements & Joint disease
17:00 - 17:15 Round table: “From nutrition to disease and back
17:15 - 17:30 Closing ceremony
17:30 Drinks

You have the possibility to participate a whole day at the conference. Please contact us if you are interested. Educational points will be provided by the organisation.

Design and realisation: Pach Design and Jacob van Dam ICT