STARKVILLE, Miss.— A graduate student in Mississippi State’s College
of Veterinary Medicine is competing March 4-5 in the Conference of
Southern Graduate Schools Three Minute Thesis Regional Finals in
Caitlin J. Wenzel, a master’s student studying veterinary medical
science, was named Grand Champion of MSU’s fourth annual Three Minute
Thesis Competition last November. Her research talk, “Magnesium Sulfate:
A Rescue for Horse & Human Asthmatics,” earned a $1,000 prize.
Originally from Marinette, Wisconsin, Wenzel also is an MSU animal and dairy sciences bachelor’s graduate.
Based on her research findings, Wenzel concluded that “magnesium
sulfate is effective as a monotherapy, and there is strong rationale for
its implementation into the emergency asthma therapies and treatments
for both horse and human asthmatics.” read more...