Equine Innovators: Dr. Amanda Adams Talks About Older Horses

Dr. Amanda Adams of the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, describes her senior horse research, which focuses on EMS, PPID, and immune system health.

This podcast is the fifth episode in our “Equine Innovators” podcast series, brought to you by Zoetis. You can find the Equine Innovators” podcast on TheHorse.comApple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher, and Google Podcast.

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About the Researcher:

Amanda A. Adams


Dr. Amanda Adams

Amanda A. Adams, PhD, is an associate 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.