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Wells Fargo Stagecoach Horse Returns from Splint Bone Fracture for Rose Parade Appearance

The off leader of this four-horse hitch recovered from a fractured splint bone following treatment at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and will be leading the first six-horse hitch to pull the Wells Fargo Stagecoach in the 2018 Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, California next weekend. Show More Summary

Typhoid fever toxin has a sweet tooth

(Cornell University) Although the insidious bacterium Salmonella typhi has been around for centuries, very little is actually known about its molecular mechanisms. A new study from researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine addresses this knowledge gap and may lead to novel, targeted treatments.

Science-Based Veterinary Medicine

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is a UK-based professional organization for veterinary surgeons and nurses. They describe their mission as: We aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. We do this...Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Study Finds That Healthy Bacteria in Yogurt May Reduce Lupus Symptoms in Mice

Researchers at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech have released findings that explain how a type of healthy bacteria in yogurt and other dairy products might reduce disease symptoms in certain patients with lupus.

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Teams Converge on Strategies to Defeat McCain's Form of Brain Cancer

Research teams at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute from three colleges -- Engineering, Science, and Veterinary Medicine -- are developing new approaches to treat glioblastoma, the aggressive form of brain cancer diagnosed in U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Promising therapy for fatal genetic diseases in children nears human trials

(University of Massachusetts Medical School) Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine are nearing human clinical trials on a genetic therapy for two rare neurological diseases that are fatal to children.

Discovering the early age immune response in foals

Researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered a new method to measure tiny amounts of antibodies in foals, a finding described in the May 16 issue of PLOS ONE.

Research finds common household chemicals lead to birth defects in mice

(Virginia Tech) A new study at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has found a connection between common household chemicals and birth defec...

More Than 12 Cases of Dog Flu Confirmed in Florida

The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed more than one dozen cases of the H3N2 canine influenza virus, also known as dog flu. The dogs who tested positive for the H3N2 strain were present at May 2017 dog...Show More Summary

Protein involved in blood clotting stimulates liver repair

(Michigan State University) A team of Michigan State University researchers, led by James Luyendyk in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has uncovered a new pathway in the body that stimulates liver repair.Using an experimental model...Show More Summary

UGA-Led Research Team Discovers a Pathogen's Motility Triggers Immune Response

Until now, a pathogen's ability to move through the body has been overlooked as a possible trigger of immune response, but new research from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine found that motility will indeed alarm the host and activate an immune response.

New Help for Dogs With Megaesophagus

There’s some exciting, hot-off-the-press news for dogs with megaesophagus. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine have new insights about this frustrating and often devastating disease. What is megaesophagus? The term megaesophagus refers to weakness,... Read More

Team develops treatment for canine megaesophagus

The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) at the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine is pioneering a new approach to treat one type of canine megaesophagus, a devastating disease of dogs.

New Tests Will Be Underway For Shar-Peis Suffering From a Serious Disease

Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, or SPAID, is a serious, heritable syndrome that affects the canine breed. According to Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, SPAID is "characterized by recurrent symptoms of inflammation:...Show More Summary

K-State researcher gets $2M grant to develop E. coli vaccines

Weiping Zhang, professor of microbiology and a researcher with Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a five-year, $2.1-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further his work on developing vaccines for E. Show More Summary

Reminder This Independence Day Weekend: Dogs and Fireworks Are Not a Good Mix Says Virginia Tech Expert

Veterinarians at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech remind us loud noises, whether from fireworks, gunshots, or thunderstorms can cause a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety for dogs.

Zimfo Bytes

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) has hired Fiona Lee as Executive Assistant and Accountant in the organization’s office in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, interim dean of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the Austin O. Show More Summary

Advanced Farrier Certificate Program Launched at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Farrier education in the United States now has a higher level. Today Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) announced the July 2016 launch of a one-year certificate program in advanced farriery skills. The new program...Show More Summary

Researchers uncover expansion of lone star ticks in Kansas

MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- Climate change may have a new way of getting under your skin. Researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University have validated a model showing growth in Kansas for the habitat of the troublesome lone star tick. Show More Summary

Veterinary Teaching Hospital's Underwater Treadmill Aids Recovering Canine Patients

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine has an underwater treadmill for dogs.

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