Tuesday, November 21, 2023
06:00pm - 07:00pm
Cornell’s Equine Seminar Series presents: “Is there anything I can do to prevent pregnancy loss in my mare?”
WHAT: Dr. Mandi de Mestre, professor of biomedical sciences at the Baker Institute for Animal Health, will discuss possible reasons why a mare might suffer pregnancy loss and how we can use research findings to avoid or minimize the impact of pregnancy loss on mare fertility.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 6-7 p.m. ET
WHERE: Via Zoom; registration required: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_plo83FU2TIql6h31lhDH5A
MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Amy S. Li, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITHACA, N.Y. – Join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine for “Is there anything I can do to prevent pregnancy loss in my mare?” presented by Dr. Mandi de Mestre, professor of biomedical sciences at the Baker Institute for Animal Health. Dr. de Mestre will discuss the possible reasons why a mare suffers pregnancy loss, including which ones are the most commonly found in clinical cases of pregnancy loss and what you should be looking out for. She will highlight new findings on novel genetic reasons a pregnancy might fail and how such cases can be identified. The talk will end with how we can use all this information in the management of mares to avoid or minimize the impact of pregnancy loss on mare fertility.
This seminar is part of the Cornell Equine Seminar Series, and will be presented on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, from 6-7 p.m. Eastern Time via Zoom. Please register in advance: https://bit.ly/ESS-Nov2023
Dr. de Mestre’s clinical and basic research focuses on the immunobiology of the maternal-fetal interface with a particular interest in pregnancy-related conditions in the mare. She came to Cornell University from The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, and previously earned a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from the University of Sydney, Australia. She earned her Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Australia.The Cornell Equine Seminar Series is presented by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Equine Hospital, the New York State 4-H Horse Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Held monthly, equine experts present on important equine health and management topics. The event is free and open to the public.