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Research collaboration and lecturer at the postgraduation discipline Critical Investigation on Clinical and Experimental Pain Evaluation and Pain Treatment in Animals

Grant number: 10/12543-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: November 15, 2010 - November 29, 2010
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Clinics and Surgery
Principal Investigator:Stelio Pacca Loureiro Luna
Grantee:Stelio Pacca Loureiro Luna
Visiting researcher: Alexander Valverde
Visiting researcher institution: University of Guelph, Canada
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia (FMVZ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


The visiting researcher Dr. Alex Valverde will come to Brazil to participate as a collaborator in research projects developed in this unit: Validation of clinical scale for assessing pain in horses (FAPESP Process 2010/00786-6 by PhD student Marilda Onghero Taffarel) and antinociceptive effect, gastrointestinal and spontaneous locomotor activity of intravenous methadone in horses (FAPESP Process 2008/56658-6 by MsC student Flavia Augusta de Oliveira).Additionally, Dr. Alex Valverde will minister discipline of special topics on the theme of "Terapia Antálgica em Medicina Veterinária" at the PG program(program schedule and discipline attached). (AU)