Dr. Marcel Perret-Gentil presents six simple-to-implement techniques to significantly improve surgical outcomes.

You may feel proficient, even confident in performing rodent surgery; however, you may be surprised how simple improvements can have a huge impact to your animal’s recovery and data. The presentation is designed for individuals who have minimal or no rodent surgical skills but is also a great opportunity for those with considerable experience wanting to improve outcomes as well as teach such key principles.

Key Topics Include:

  • Improve surgical outcomes that will lessen post-op morbidity and mortality
  • Improve data yield after rodent surgery
  • Implementation of key principles into a rodent surgical program

Who Should Attend?

Attendees that will benefit from this presentation are investigators, rodent surgery instructors, veterinarians, technicians, and IACUC personnel.

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University Veterinarian & Director
Laboratory Animal Resources Center
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)

Marcel Perret-Gentil is the University Veterinarian and Director of the Laboratory Animal Resources Center (LARC) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and President of Perret-Gentil Lab Animal Veterinary Services (PLAVS). He has served as consultant to governments, biotech, and institutions of higher education in the US and abroad.

Production Partner

Kent Scientific Corporation

For over 30 years, Kent Scientific serviced scientists as a provider of integrated solutions for pre-clinical research and drug discovery advancement.

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