Equine Innovators: The Horse Pathologist’s Perspective

Learn from Dr. Jennifer Janes, part of the University of Kentucky’s CSI team for horse diseases, conditions, and poisonings.
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Equine Innovators: The Horse Pathologist
Dr. Jennifer Janes compares diagnostic imaging, such as this myelogram of spinal cord compression in a horse with wobbler syndrome, with what she sees on necropsy to advance veterinarians' understanding of the condition. | Photo: University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture

Learn from Dr. Jennifer Janes, part of the University of Kentucky’s CSI team for horse diseases, conditions, and poisonings.

This podcast is the tenth episode in our ‚’Equine Innovators’ podcast series, brought to you by Zoetis. You can find the Equine Innovators podcast on TheHorse.com, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcast, and many other podcast apps.

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About the Researcher:

Jennifer Janes

Jennifer Janes, DVM, PhD, graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Music degree focused on piano before heading to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship at Wisconsin Equine Clinic and Hospital. Developing interests in equine musculoskeletal disease lead her to the University of Kentucky, where she completed a dual anatomic pathology residency and PhD program in the Department of Veterinary Science, finishing in 2014. Since 2015 Jennifer has been on faculty there at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) and is currently associate professor of veterinary anatomic pathology in the Department of Veterinary Science.

Learn from Dr. Jennifer Janes, part of the University of Kentucky’s CSI team for horse diseases, conditions, and poisonings.8/31/2021 16:01

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Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director, grew up riding and caring for her family’s horses in Central Virginia and received a B.A. in journalism and equestrian studies from Averett University. She joined The Horse in 1999 and has led the editorial team since 2010. A 4-H and Pony Club graduate, she enjoys dressage, eventing, and trail riding with her former graded-stakes-winning Thoroughbred gelding, It Happened Again (“Happy”). Stephanie and Happy are based in Lexington, Kentucky.

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