European Emesis Council (EEC) Best Gastroenterology Publication
The EEC award for the Best Gastroenterology Publication is presented to the author or authors of the best small animal gastroenterology paper published in the past year.
The members of the EEC review all publications in small animal gastroenterology according to the following criteria:
- Clinical applicability
- Pertinence to small animal medicine
The papers are then whittled down to a shortlist of twelve, which the members scrutinise more closely.
The inaugural prize was won by Janeczko, S; Atwater, D; Bogel, E; et al. The relationship of mucosal bacteria to duodenal histopathology, cytokine mRNA, and clinical disease activity in cats with inflammatory bowel disease.
The award was presented at the ECVIM-CA congress in Porto 2009. The senior author of the paper, Dr. Kenny Simpson, was on hand to collect the award on behalf of the team.
|(Left to right: Karine Savary-Bataille, Dr. Kenny Simpson, Dr. Reto Neiger)|
Dr Jan Suchodolski won with his paper “The effect of the macrolide antibiotic tylosin on microbial diversity in the canine small intestine as demonstrated by massive parallel 16S rRNA gene sequencing” published in BMC Microbiology.
The award was presented to Dr Suchodolski, at ECVIM Congress 2010 in Toulouse in September, by the President elect of the EEC, Reto Neiger, and Karine Savary-Bataille from Pfizer Animal Health.
|(Left to right: Dr Jan Suchodolski, Dr. Reto Neiger)||
Dr Albert Jergens, heading the gastroenterology clinical research group at Iowa State University – College of Veterinary Medicine, won with his paper “A clinical index for disease activity in cats with chronic enteropathy”, (2010) Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 24/5: 1027-1033.
The award was presented to Dr Jergens, at ECVIM Congress 2011 in Sevilla in September, by Dr Alex German, member of the EEC, and Dr Karine Savary-Bataille from Pfizer Animal Health.
(Left to right : Dr. Karine Savary-Bataille, Prof. Dr. Albert Jergens, Dr. Alex German)