• 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.

  • porcine virus image

    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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After serving as the interim associate dean of research since 2018, Molly McCue, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM), was recently named associate dean of research at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). McCue assumed the permanent role on August 5.

Saint Paul, MN (August 1, 2019) – The University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (MVDL) has named one of its diagnosticians assistant director. Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD, assumed the post in July. He has been a large animal diagnostician with the MVDL since 2008. In his new role, Rovira will lead efforts to build stakeholder relationships and improve internal operations.

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA --- Goat grazing has gained popularity as a mechanism for clearing buckthorn and other invasive plants from public parks and private lands. But little research has been done to document the effectiveness of goat grazing, its consequences on plant communities, or its effects on goat health.

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