• Standing CT scan at Leatherdale Equine Center

    Philanthropic support gives Leatherdale Equine Center new standing CT and NICU

    These new additions, made possible by a generous gift from Louise Leatherdale, will elevate the level of care offered by LEC on multiple levels.

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    New $3 million grant helps researchers tackle porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

    University of Minnesota scientists are collaborating to look at how PRRS virus evolves to understand disease spread, and advance mitigation and control efforts.

  • Deer in the woods with CWD Watch logo in bottom left corner

    CWD outbreak and research calls for new educational resources

    Center for Animal Health and Food Safety launches online tool for tracking and understanding recent chronic wasting disease research.

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T cells play a central role in the body’s immune response to infection. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells, which are made out of a patient's own cells, have shown great promise in treating certain types of cancer, specifically B cell leukemias. Recently, a team of researchers led by Professor Pamela J.

A devastating disease outbreak followed by a complete renovation of her workplace made 2015 and 2016 memorable for Stacy Pollock. The Willmar, Minn., resident’s many contributions during this time and over her 25-year career earned her national recognition at a meeting of her peers this October in Rhode Island. The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) presented Pollock with the 2019 Outstanding Performance Award for Diagnostic Services—the first time the award has been presented.

Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) is linked to obesity, insulin resistance, and laminitis—a painful and debilitating inflammation of tissue in a horse’s hooves, which can necessitate euthanasia in severe cases.