University of Minnesota researchers develop novel, field-deployable test for CWD
VETgirl gift establishes diversity, equity, and inclusion scholarship at CVM
VETgirl, an online veterinary continuing education webinar service for veterinary professionals, has given a gift to establish the VETgirl Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scholarship at CVM. Read more
Newly funded: Identifying new immunotherapies for sarcomas in dogs and people
Research by Dr. Pam Skinner, associate professor, on CD8 T-cell immunotherapy to functionally cure HIV has been funded by MN-REACH, a joint effort between the University of Minnesota and the National Institutes of Health. As an NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub, MN-REACH is committed to improving health care by fostering the development and application of therapeutics, preventives, diagnostics, devices, and tools.
Dr. Bruce Walcheck, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department; his co-principal investigator, Dr. Dan Kaufman, professor of medicine in the Minnesota Stem Cell Institute; and Bruce's coinvestigator Dr. Jimmy Wu, associate professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research project grant totaling approximately $2.25 million in total costs over five years.