North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine

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Our Next Event: May 9, 2018

IMMUNOLOGY

DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE FOR MAY MEETING. DUE TO CONSTRUCTION DELAYS AT THE DENNIS WICKER CIVIC CENTER WE WILL HAVE TO RELOCATE THE MAY 9 MEETING TO THE MCSWAIN CENTER/LEE COUNTY CENTER AT 2420 TRAMWAY RD., SANFORD, NC. THE LEE COUNTY CENTER IS LOCATED 3.8 MILES FROM THE DENNIS WICKER CENTER. IMMUNOLOGY - Jonathan Fogle, DVM, PhD, DACVIM - Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. TOPICS: 1. The immune response to viruses: understanding the relationship between immune mechanisms and clinical signs. 2. Th-1 vs Th-2 responses, what do they mean clinically? 3. Type I Hypersensitivity Reactions: atopy, allergy, anaphylaxis, an immunologist's perspective. 4. Type II and Type III Hypersensitivity Reactions: immunopathology and clinical applications. 5. Decoding the immunology underlying Type IV Hypersensitivity Reactions. 6. More than just titers: understanding the immunology behind vaccination. 7. Cutting edge: the intersection of infection and immunity in developing new treatments for canine osteosarcoma. Meeting sponsored by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ANIMAL HEALTH

Welcome to the NCASAM website! This association of veterinarians, formed in 1970, is a non-profit organization whose purpose and objectives includes the advancement of the individual's skills and knowledge of small animal medicine and surgery through post-graduate study; the promotion of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and services; and the promotion of fellowship opportunities for veterinarians with similar interests.

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Upcoming Events

September 5, 2018

NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF DISEASE AND CRITICAL ILLNESS

VALERIE PARKER, DVM, DACVIM, ACNV, Associate Professor at Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine.

October 3, 2018

DERMATOLOGY

Randy Thomas, DVM, DACVD - Dermatologist at private referral practice. Meeting Sponsored by DECHRA VETERINARY PRODUCTS

November 7, 2018

TOPIC AND SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED

Meeting Sponsored by ROYAL CANIN

December 5, 2018

TOPIC AND SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED

Meeting Sponsored by MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH

Please be advised that, despite the fact that the Academy has already posted notes for the speakers for this upcoming meeting, speakers are infrequently subject to change due to emergencies or other circumstances beyond the Academy's control. While last-minute speaker changes are rare, the Academy does not guarantee in any way that any particular speaker will actually speak at the upcoming meeting.