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Moredun is committed to promoting livestock health and welfare through research and education and is recognised worldwide for its contribution to research into infectious diseases of farmed livestock.

Established by Scottish farmers in 1920, Moredun’s work has always been firmly based on addressing the needs of the farming industry.

Moredun’s research has led to the development of many vaccines, diagnostic tests and improved treatment strategies for farm animals across the globe.

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Equine Grass Sickness Fund

Equine grass sickness (EGS) is a debilitating and frequently fatal disease of horses, ponies and donkeys, which commonly presents as impaired activity of the gut, caused by nervous system damage.

Cases occur frequently, but not exclusively, in northern European countries, particularly Great Britain. The disease occurs almost exclusively in horses with access to grass, but even though the condition was first identified around 1907, the true cause of EGS remains unknown.

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SCOPS launches 2nd series of podcast

The new podcast series from the Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) group drop this week, offering yet another tool to the UK sheep industry on this essential topic. Episode 1:...

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Moredun Scientific, in collaboration with Intervacc, awarded prestigious Eurostars grant to advance a new prototype...

Moredun Scientific, together with Intervacc AB, has been awarded a grant from the Eurostars-3 programme to further develop Intervacc’s prototype vaccine against Streptococcus suis infections in pigs.  Moredun Scientific will develop a...

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