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Association of Avian Veterinarians Announces $15,000 in Clinical Avian Health Grants

The Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 AAV Companion B­ird and Wild Bird Health Grants. Dr. Ellen Bronson of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Maryland, was awarded $9,952 for her project, "Pharmacokinetics of the antimalarial drug primaquine in African penguins (Spheniscus demersus)." Dr. Heather Barron of the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), Sanibel, Florida, was awarded $5,000 for her project, "Use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy as a novel treatment for brevetoxicosis in double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auratus)."

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