Awards Overview

Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Graduate Veterinarians

This award is open to graduate veterinarians who will soon complete or have recently completed a PhD program in the biomedical sciences, or who are in the final 1 to 2 years of residency training in the field of veterinary pathology, medicine, surgery, radiology/imaging, or laboratory animal medicine.

The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will receive a $2,500 honorarium. The recipient(s) of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award will be invited to present their research at the  National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Award for Veterinary Students

This award is open to veterinary students who participated in the summer scholar program, attended the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, presented their work in the form of a poster, and completed their proposed project work plan by December 30th.

The recipient of the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholar Research Award will receive a $1,500 honorarium, a plaque to recognize the recipient, a travel stipend to return to the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium to present their project, and will receive recognition in the program.

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2022 Veterinary Student Scholars Symposium
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University of Minnesota
Aug 4-7, 2022

2021 Research Awardees

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BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR GRADUATE VETERINARIANS

The 2021 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Graduate Award was presented at the virtual Veterinary Scholars Symposium to Dr. Brittany Szafran, who recently completed her Ph.D. at Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr Szafran’s work has focused on the underlying biochemical and immunologic mechanisms in response to the toxicants, in order to better understand and help protect the health of humans, animals, and the environment from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals.

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BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETERINARY RESEARCH AWARD FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

The recipient of the 2021 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Research Scholar Award is Carley Allen, from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Allen’s research has focused on investigating a novel molecular target for inhibiting cell growth and improving survival in canine osteosarcoma, the most common skeletal malignancy of dogs and a beneficial comparative and translational model for human osteosarcoma.