This year, four members of the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Orthopedic Surgery and Research teams presented their research at the 49th Annual Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference (VOS) in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Dr. Danielle Marturello
Dr. Danielle Marturello, surgery resident for Small Animal Clinical Sciences and MS candidate with CMIB, presented a subset of her master’s research project that compared the mechanical behavior of two feline interlocking nails. Marturello received a Bloomberg Award for Best Scientific Abstract and the Bloomberg Award for Best Podium Presentation.
Dr. Griselda Lam
Dr. Griselda Lam, surgery resident for Small Animal Clinical Sciences, presented a podium presentation on external skeletal fixation in avian bone and a poster presentation on use of three-dimensional computer-assisted surgical planning in a clinical case. Lam was awarded a Bloomberg Award for Best Scientific Abstract for her external skeletal fixation study in avian bone.
Dr. Ming Lu
Dr. Ming Lu, international surgical scholar for Small Animal Clinical Sciences, presented his work during a podium presentation that focused on three-dimensional kinematics of the canine stifle, a project which initiated in Taiwan. He received the award for Best Research Podium Presentation.
Dr. Albane Fauron
Dr. Albane Fauron, research associate for Small Animal Orthopedics and MS candidate in the Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology (CMIB) Program, gave a podium presentation on her work regarding a surgical technique for cranial cruciate ligament reconstruction in a rabbit model.