Elzinga Wins Second UK Vet Science 3-MT Competition

Sarah Elzinga, MS, is studying inflammation and insulin dysregulation in the horse.

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Sarah Elzinga, MS, a PhD candidate, won the second annual University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Veterinary Science’s Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition for PhD candidates (i.e., post-qualifying examination) April 7 at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center.

Elzinga’s research focuses on inflammation and insulin dysregulation in the horse. Her advisor is Amanda Adams, PhD, an assistant professor at the Gluck Center. Elzinga earned her master’s degree in animal science with an equine nutrition emphasis from Michigan State University, in East Lansing, and a bachelor’s in equine science from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, in Indiana. She will finish her doctoral degree this year.

Mariano Carossino, DVM, a PhD candidate, finished second and Wangisa Dunuwille, MSc, BVc, a PhD candidate, finished third. Udeni Balasuriya, PhD, MS, BVSc, professor and Schlaikjer professor of equine infectious disease at the Gluck Center, serves as both candidates’ advisor.

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