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Monday, August 6 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
PLENARY SESSION II - The "First" Five Decades of Chronic Wasting Disease: Lessons Learned

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The "First" Five Decades of Chronic Wasting Disease: Lessons Learned
Mike Miller

Chronic wasting disease (CWD), an infectious prion disease cervid species, has run the gamut from minor scientific curiosity to international crisis since the syndrome’s first recognition in the late 1960s. Collective experiences and observations made over the last five decades can serve -- for better or worse -- as a solid foundation for wildlife and animal health professionals to build upon in addressing anticipated challenges posed by CWD in the decades to come. Dr. Miller will overview some of the key lessons learned over the first five or more decades of North American’s experience with CWD.

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Mike Miller

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Wildlife Health Program
Dr. Michael Miller has served as a wildlife veterinarian for the Colorado Division of (Parks &) Wildlife since 1989. He has studied a variety of topics related to the ecology and management of wildlife diseases in Colorado and elsewhere. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been the... Read More →

Monday August 6, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
Assembly Hall C