• 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

         

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Scientists at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and School of Public Health recently found that high flow rate samplers — which assess a greater quantity of air at one time than low flow rate samplers — may be better for detecting infectious virus and viral RNA in the air in animal agricultural settings. Meanwhile, they saw that low flow rate samplers more accurately measured airborne virus concentrations.

Pyoderma, atopic dermatitis, and seborrhea are relatively common, troublesome skin conditions in dogs. These disorders cause a cadre of problems such as itching, hair loss, secondary bacterial or fungal infections, and behavioral problems due to psychological stress as a result of chronic discomfort.

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