2019 Resident Grant Award Recipients Announced

The ACVO Vision for Animals Foundation (VAF) is pleased to announce the 2019 Resident Grant Award recipients:

Dr. Britta Fisher, Auburn University
$5,000
Evaluation of corneal tissue welding with infrared laser irradiation following full-thickness clear corneal incisions in the equine cornea 

Dr. Kelly Knickelbein, University of California – Davis
$5,000
Normative in vivo ultrasound biomicroscopy data for the assessment of the cornea and anterior segment of adult horses 

Dr. Michelle Martin de Bustamante, University of Florida
$4,850
Investigation of the fecal bacterial microbiota and its functional potential in horses with equine recurrent uveitis

Dr. Louise O’Leary, Iowa State University
$5,000
Accuracy and precision of compounded famciclovir for treatment of cats affected with feline herpesvirus type-1

Dr. Alex Sigmund, University of Tennessee
$3,966
Concentration of topically applied 0.5% oxytetracycline in tears over time in normal dogs