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Applications being accepted for ‘Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease’

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. announces that applications are now being accepted for the 2017 “Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease” (formerly PRRS Research Awards).

Award categories have been expanded to include research related to porcine circovirus type 2, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and influenza A virus in swine, in addition to porcine reproductive and respiratory disease.

Three $35,000 awards will be presented — a $10,000 increase per award from previous years. Students, researchers, diagnosticians, animal scientists, practitioners and production veterinarians from the United States, Canada and Mexico are eligible to apply before Jan. 2.

Application forms and instructions can be found here.

Winners will be announced at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Conference, Feb. 25-28 in Denver.

For additional information about the awards and to meet the review board, visit SwineResearchAwards.com. Contact Reid Philips with questions.