• Webinar recorded on Wed 11th January, 2017
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Endocrinopathic laminitis accounts for up to 80% of laminitis cases in practice. This webinar will cover our current understanding of the equine metabolic syndrome and pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and how these conditions result in laminitis We will revise the basic pathophysiology of the conditions, talk about the latest research and discuss how this may influence diagnosing and treating these diseases in practice.

Ruth Morgan graduated from Cambridge University in 2006 and went into first opinion equine practice for 3 years. In 2009 she started a clinical training scholarship (residency) in equine internal medicine at the University of Liverpool. In 2010 she completed her post-graduate certificate in equine internal medicine and in March 2013 gained her European Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine. In 2016 she completed a 4 year PhD at the University of Edinburgh investigating the role of cortisol in equine endocrinopathic laminitis and is now a post-doctoral researcher in equine endocrinology. She is currently a post-doctoral researcher in equine endocrinology and equine medicine clinician.

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