Program-Thursday, August 5, 2010

Breakfast Sessions-AU Hotel and Conference Center (AUHCC)  
7:00-8:15 am     
Nutraceuticals -- Fact or Fiction?
Dawn Boothe                                 

Research on Rider-Horse Interaction
Hillary Clayton                               

General Session (AUHCC)
Theme:  Helping the Body Heal (Moderator: Anna Bergh)
8:30 - 8:45 am
Welcome Remarks                                  
Anna Bergh                                  

8:45 - 9:30 am
Regenerative Medicine Techniques to Treat Tendon and Ligament Injuries: From PRP to Stem Cells
Jennifer Barrett

9:30 - 10:15 am
Regenerative Medicine Techniques to Treat Joint Disease: Stem Cell Therapies
Jennifer Barrett

10:15 - 10:45 am
Break and Visit Exhibit Hall

10:45 - 11:30 am
The Role of Environmental Enrichment and Stem Cells in the Repair of the Nervous System 
Jean Peduzzi-Nelson       

LUNCH     (on your own for lunch)
*Shuttle buses leave from AUHCC to AU College of Veterinary Medicine (AUCVM) starting at 1:30 pm for equine session
**Lunch meeting for AARV

11:45-1:00 pm
Poster Viewing (Authors will be with their posters) 

Afternoon Small Animal Session (AUHCC)
Theme:  Neurology
  (Moderator:  Amie Hesbach)
1:30-1:45 pm
Evaluation of Canine Decubitis Ulcer Prevention Garment
Gina Bertocci

1:45-2:00 pm
Mechanical Nociceptive Threshold in the Axial Skeleton of Dogs
Anna Bergh 

2:00-2:45 pm
Degenerative Myelopathy:  Update on Diagnosis, Clinical Spectrum and Rehabilitation
Joan Coates

2:45-3:15 pm
Lumbosacral Disease:  Advanced Imaging Diagnostics
John Hathcock

3:15-3:30 pm

3:30-4:15 pm
Lumbosacral Disease:  Surgical Updates and Rehab Considerations
Don Sorjonen and Jan Steiss  

4:15-5:00 pm
Neurological Rehabilitation Techniques 
Amie Hesbach      

Afternoon Equine Session (AUCVM)
Theme:  Rehabilitative Exercise (Moderator:  Narelle Stubbs)

2:00-3:00 pm
Response of Tissues to Exercise:  EBM Review
Andris Kaneps

3:00 - 3:45 pm
Rehabilitation With Use of the Underwater Treadmill
Anna Firshman

3:45 - 4:00 pm

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Mobilisation and Facilitation Exercise Based Rehabilitation
Narelle Stubbs

Shuttle buses return to AUHCC from AUCVM from 5:00-6:00 pm        

Evening Session (AUHCC)
Evening with the Exhibitors  
6:00 - 8:00 pm 
Exhibitors will give brief presentations of their products
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