• CWD testing in the field

    University of Minnesota researchers develop novel, field-deployable test for CWD

    University of Minnesota researchers at the Minnesota Center for Prion Research (MNPRO) have developed a novel approach to field testing chronic wasting disease (CWD). Read more

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    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

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    Newly funded: Identifying new immunotherapies for sarcomas in dogs and people

    A team of University of Minnesota researchers led by Jessica Lawrence, DVM, DACVIM, DACVR, DECVDI, and Daniel Vallera, PhD, recently received $500,000 from the V Foundation for Cancer Research to investigate the B7-H3 protein’s role in the immune response in canine and human cancer. Read more

         

Current news

A live recombinant Pichinde virus (PICV) vector vaccine is safe and effective against turkey arthritis reovirus (TARV), according to a recent study led by Sunil Mor, BVSc & AH, MVSc, PhD, and Hinh Ly, PhD. Vaccination may be an effective way to reduce lameness induced by TARV in flocks, but there are currently no commercial TARV vaccines available.

Mild gastrointestinal erosions are more common in dogs treated with anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) over a long period of time than in control dogs with chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disease, according to a recent study led by Tracy Hill, DVM, DACVIM, PhD, DECVIM. NSAIDs are the pharmaceutical most associated with gastroduodenal ulceration and perforation in dogs. However, the prevalence of GI injury associated with chronic use of NSAIDs in dogs is unknown.

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