Genetic Diseases in Arabian Horses



Dr. Cox’s presentation will cover the latest developments on diagnosis and research on genetic diseases in Arabian horses, such as CA, SCID, LFS, and the recent identification of a mutation for occipitoatlantoaxial malformation (OAAM).  The presentation will also give an overview of research into equine metabolic syndrome in Arabians, and recent genetic diversity studies on the breed in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Dr. Melissa Cox is the Scientific Lead at CAG GmbH – Center for Animal Genetics, a company specialized in genetic testing of horses, dogs, and cats.  

Link: CAG - Center fo Animal Genetics


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