Phi Zeta, the international honor society of veterinary medicine, recently presented two awards for research manuscripts.
Dr. Chelsea K. Martin (PEI '99) received the 2011 Phi Zeta Research Award in the Basic Sciences category. The Delta Chapter at The Ohio State University submitted Dr. Martin's winning manuscript, "Zoledronic acid reduces bone loss and tumor growth in an orthotopic xenograft model of osteolytic oral squamous cell carcinoma."
Dr. Ashlee E. Watts (COL '03) received the 2011 Phi Zeta Research Award in the Clinical Sciences category. The Alpha Chapter at Cornell University submitted Dr. Watts' winning manuscript, "Fetal derived embryonic-like stem cells improve healing in a large animal flexor tendonitis model."
Each award consists of a plaque and a check in the amount of $1,000. Phi Zeta has chapters at the 28 U.S. veterinary colleges and at St. George's University in Grenada.