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    2022-2023 MnDRIVE Global Food Ventures fellows

    Sixteen University of Minnesota graduate students have been announced as the 2022-2023 cohort of fellows for the Global Food Ventures (GFV) as part of Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, and InnoVation Economy (MnDRIVE) partnership.

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    Agent of change

    Dr. Erin Malone honored as innovative instructor and passionate student well-being advocate

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    The gift of Magi

    For a golden retriever with so much to give, a three- to six-month prognosis was not enough. So she hung on for another four years

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    Tall teamwork

    It takes a global team of clinicians to anesthetize and treat the world’s tallest animal

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    Celebrating Dr. Betty Kramek

    After decades of excellent patient care and service as a teacher and mentor, Dr. Betty Kramek has retired

         

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To better understand prescribing practices, a University of Minnesota team led by Jennifer L. Granick, DVM, MS, PhD, reviewed antibiotic use data obtained from medical records of cats, dogs and horses from approximately 1,900 veterinary visits. The researchers collected single day antibiotic prescribing data from small animal and horse veterinarians each quarter for 1 year. The review of records from the visits showed that approximately 1 in 4 visits involved antibiotic prescription.

Looking to improve their understanding of how to engage a dog’s immune system in detecting and destroying cancer cells, researchers at the University of Minnesota recently completed a lab based study exploring aspects of immune function at a cellular level.

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