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Kiwi scientists play international field


9 February 2001

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Kiwi scientists play international field

A week following the success of the New Zealand thoroughbred industry’s annual yearling sales, The University of Auckland proudly hosts Dr Bill Bernard, the world’s leading veterinary specialist in young horses.

The reason for Dr Bernard’s trip? Sharing information and technology. Dr Bernard is here to learn more about new foal treatments that have been developed by Dr Patrick Casey’s research team at The University of Auckland. Dr Casey’s team have developed a strong international consultancy business which in turn brings research money back into New Zealand.

“This trip is a classic example of positive international collaboration,” said Dr Casey. “Dr Bernard uses our scientific services in Kentucky and his input on our advisory board helps us plan the future direction of our research.”

Dr Bernard is one of three leading Americans on Dr Casey’s advisory board, which is headed by top Kiwi scientist Professor Sir Mont Liggins.

“Professor Liggins and his colleagues in New Zealand have made it very easy for young Kiwi scientists,” says Casey. “They have proven that you can be based in New Zealand, but still consult widely on the international scene. We can all go overseas (where most of us did our graduate studies), but we have all the facilities here if we look. Believe me it’s easy to find scientific creativity while cruising on the Waitemata Harbour or galloping your horse down Muriwai beach!”

Dr Bernard will also speak at a special seminar on equine medicine to be hosted by The University of Auckland and the Waikato Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The seminar will take place at Fayette Park, Tirau on Saturday 17th of February.

For further information please contact Dr Patrick Casey, Director, Andrology Services, Research Centre in Reproductive Medicine, The University of Auckland, ph 021 983145. email: postmaster@andrologyservices.com

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