What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome?

University of Kentucky researcher Amanda Adams, PhD, gives an overview of EMS and how it affects horses.
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University of Kentucky researcher Amanda Adams, PhD, gives an overview of EMS and how it affects horses.University of Kentucky researcher Amanda Adams, PhD, gives an overview of EMS and how it affects horses.4/25/2017 15:00

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Amanda A. Adams, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center. She’s authored 25 peer-reviewed scientific publications and presented her research at more than 40 national and international scientific meetings. Her research interests include the geriatric horse’s immune system; adiposity’s effects on horses’ inflammatory responses, particularly in EMS horses; and the mechanisms responsible for and pathways involved in EMS to identify potential treatments that target both the inflammatory and metabolic component of the disease.

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