Award Winners for 2023!

CGS/Royal Canin USA Professional Development Awards for GUTSEA 2023 Travel

Due to generous funding from Royal Canin, we were able to sponsor all eligible applicants this year including,

Alexandra Varela Ortiz                                                             Hannah Klein

Ana Rita Pereira                                                                        Helene Stuebing

Andrea Reisinger                                                                      Leia Yoon

Anna Karina Weidinger                                                            Megan Posukonis

Ashley Lynn Melco                                                                   Molly Doyle

Brandon Mason                                                                        Rae McAtee

Diamond Taylor                                                                        Robert Kyle Phillips

Floris Droes

Congrats to all!


CGS/Royal Canin USA 2023 Research Grant

Please join us in congratulating this year’s research grant recipients:

Dr. Juguna (mentor) and Dr. Voudren (mentee), of Kansas State University. Their proposal is titled “Glucagonlike Peptide-2 and GI Dysbiosis in Canine Chronic Enteropathies.” 

We wish them the best of luck with their project!


CGS/Royal Canin USA 2023 Professional Development Awards for a research meeting

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the CGS/Royal Canin 2023 Professional Development Awards for a research meeting:
  • Dr. Rebecca Bishop (University of Illinois)
  • Dr. Katarina Kuzec (University of Munich)
Congratulations to the winners!

CGS/IDEXX 2023 Veterinary Student Summer Scholar Award

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the CGS/Idexx 2023 Veterinary Student Summer Scholar Award:

Mina Park and her mentor Sina Marsilio of UC Davis for their project entitled “Correlation of Serum Cobalamin and Folate Concentrations with Histopathologic Changes in Duodenal and Ileal Biopsy Specimens from Cats with Chronic Enteropathies.”

Congratulations to you both!


ACVIM 2023 ePoster and Oral Abstract Awards

Oral 1st place:  Dr. Petra Cerna (CSU): Clinicopathological Findings, Treatment and Outcome of 60 cats with Feline Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Sclerosing Fibroplasia
Oral 2nd place (tie): Dr. Bruna Correa Lopes (TAMU) Stability of Frozen and Lyophilized Clostridium hiranonis in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Preparations
Oral 2nd place:  (tie) (The Future DrMary Ann Lee (UC Davis): Assessment of Safety, Adverse Events, and Dysbiosis in Healthy Dogs Receiving Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Poster 1st place: (The Future Dr) Erin Jackson (UGA): Comparison of 2-dimensional Imaging to 3-dimensional Modeling of Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts Using Computed Tomography Angiography
Poster 2nd place: Dr. Rae McAtee (UW): Esomeprazole with and Without Probiotics in Healthy Dogs

We are very thankful to Nutramax Laboratories for continuing to sponsor this award!



Stay tuned!