Bourgelat’s genius did not stop there. As a result of his fruitful collaboration with surgeons in Lyon, he was also the first scientist who dared to suggest that studying animal biology and pathology would help to improve our understanding of human biology and pathology. 2011 will also mark the 250th anniversary of the concept of comparative pathobiology, without which modern medicine would never have emerged.
Therefore, it is not just the anniversary of the creation of veterinary training that we should be celebrating in France in 2011. The entire world should join with us in celebrating our veterinary profession, which has been working to improve both animal and human health for the past 250 years.
We hereby propose that 2011 should be declared:
Read all here: World Veterinary Year ( www.vet2011.org )
UE-Asia Meeting: "New generation researchers in pig viral diseases: building bridges from labs to policy and the farm"
The international meeting: "New generation researches in pig viral diseases: building bridges from labs to policy and the farm", was held in Madrid last July 12th, 13th and 14th. Around 85 young delegates from Asia and Europe attended this conferfece. The conference program included the following presentations, that you can download by clicking at the title.