Profiles Fall/Winter 2020 is here!
Read about the latest contributions of our faculty, staff, students, and donors to the advancement of veterinary medicine. Read more
Decoding man’s best friend
Genetic data brings CVM researchers closer to targeted treatments for urinary stones in dogs—and humans. Read more
Recognizing US antibiotic awareness week
US Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW), held November 18-24, is an annual observance that highlights the steps everyone can take to improve antibiotic prescribing and use. Learn more about what one team at the CVM is doing to mitigate antimicrobial resistance.
Research roundup: Can improved genetic sequencing methods more swiftly tackle emerging disease in swine herds?
A team of researchers in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at the CVM demonstrated that RNA genetic sequencing could be a robust tool for investigating and surveilling emerging viral diseases in swine herds. Read more
The Respiratory Disease Research Board with support from Boeringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) has awarded Dr. Michael Murtaugh for his "Pen-Side Respiratory Pathogen Identification," study. Dr. Murtaugh was also awarded from the AASV Foundation for his "Toward Animal Challenge-Free Prediction of Vaccine Efficacy" study. Chuck Zimmerman with Animal.AGWired interviewed Dr.
Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, has been awarded a grant from the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Animal Health and Disease Program. Dr. Nagaraja will use his award to study clostridial dermatitis, a disease of economic concern in turkeys. Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, AFRI is is the nation’s premier peer-reviewed competitive grants program for fundamental and applied agricultural sciences. Dr.