Å. Hedhammar

Canovet /Swedish University of Agrocultural Sciences Clinical Sciences
Åke Hedhammar DVM, PhD, Senior Professor in Internal Medicine – Small Animals and Dipl. in Internal Medicine –CA. Still involved in research mainly on the epidemiology and genomics of spontaneously occurring complex traits in dogs (diseases and behavior) serving as models also for their human counterparts. Serving as scientific advisor and veterinary consultant to the Swedish Kennel Club since 1978. Initiator of and project leader of the establishment of a Small Animal Epidemiology group at SLU 1994 and of the Swedish Dog Genetics group at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Uppsala University and The national Canine Biobank 2002 Node coordinator for SLU in the Large scale integrated project funded by EU 7th framework on Health “Unravelling the molecular basis of complex human disorders using the dog as model system”. Initiator of the 1st International Dog Health workshop held in Stockholm 2012 and founder of a national multi-stakeholder group on Canine Health and the International Working Group on Extreme Conformation. Member of WSAVA Hereditary Defect Committee as the steering group of the International Collaborative on Extreme Conformatio

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BOAS: A challenge requiring cooperation between veterinarians, breeders and authorities

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03:47 PM - 04:32 PM

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BOAS: A challenge requiring cooperation between veterinarians, breeders and authorities

Lecture Time
03:47 PM - 04:32 PM