Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Our faculty study many of the important viral and bacterial organisms that threaten horses throughout the world.

Important viral (equine arteritis, equine influenza, equine infectious anemia, equine herpes including the abortion, paralytic and respiratory forms) and bacterial (such as the causative agent of strangles) microorganisms are being investigated by the Infectious Diseases group. In addition to laboratory-based studies, the incidence of infectious diseases in horses throughout the country is closely monitored and studies are conducted to assist horse owners and veterinarians manage severe outbreaks including those caused by bioterrorism.

Researchers in this Area

Emma Adam

Assistant Professor

(859) 562-2186 emma.adam@uky.edu 129 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Thomas Chambers

Professor

(859) 218-1126 tmcham1@uky.edu 442 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Lutz Goehring

Professor

(859) 562-0241 l.goehring@uky.edu 439 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Yosra A. Helmy

Assistant Professor

(859) 218-1123 yosra.helmy@uky.edu 445 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Feng Li

Professor, William Robert Mills Chair in Equine Infectious Diseases

(859) 218-1106 feng.li@uky.edu 325 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Carrie Shaffer

Assistant Professor

(859) 218-1168 carrie.shaffer@uky.edu 435 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Dan Wang

Assistant Professor

dan.wang@uky.edu 329 Gluck Research Center 1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546

Contact Information

Gluck Equine Research Center
and the Department of Veterinary Science

1400 Nicholasville Rd. Lexington, KY 40546-0099

+1 (859) 257-4757