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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:

  • Originality
  • Clinical applicability
  • Pertinence to small animal medicine

The papers are then whittled down to a shortlist of twelve, which the members scrutinise more closely.

EEC Award - Porto 2009

2009

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.
VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY, 128 (1-2): 178-193 APR 1 2008.

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)
EEC Award - 2010

2010

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)karine

2011

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)

 

2012

Unterer et al. awarded with EEC 2012 Best Gastroenterology Publication

The EEC 2012 Best Paper in Gastroenterology Award has been granted to Dr Stefan Unterer, lead author and head of gastroenterology at the Clinic of Small Animal Internal Medicine of the LMU University of Munich.

Dr Unterer and his team, Strohmeyer K., Kruse B.D., Sauter-Louis C., and Hartmann, K.,  were recognised for their paper  on “Treatment of Aseptic Dogs with Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis with Amoxicillin / Clavulanic Acid: A Prospective Blinded Study” published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2012. The paper was chosen for its originality, clinical applicability and pertinence to small animal medicine.

The award was presented to Dr Unterer, at the 2012 Annual Congress of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Maastricht in September by Clive Elwood, Chairman of the EEC.

*Reference

Unterer et al. Treatment of Aseptic Dogs with Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis with Amoxicillin / Clavulanic Acid: A Prospective Blinded Study, (2012), JVIM 25/5: 973-9

(Left to right: Dr Clive Elwood & Dr Stefan Unterer)