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Dr. Martin Kaatz

Animal Health Consultant, LAC Feedlots

Location: Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Specialty: Animal Health Management

Education: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) and PhD in 2006- University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany

Biography: Following graduation, Dr. Kaatz investigated the pathogenesis of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle at the German Federal Research Institute for Animal Health. This experience facilitated a spot at the European-Canadian research program to transfer BSE-detection methods to find Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) prion proteins. He moved to Canada shortly thereafter and became associated with the Lethbridge Animal Clinic in 2015.