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Nick Fountain-Jones, PhD, a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Meggan Craft, PhD, recently led a team of University of Minnesota researchers to complete a ten-year study exploring how pathogens—disease-causing bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms—spread among Serengeti lions.
Osteosarcoma is the most common bone cancer in humans and dogs, but is much more common in dogs. Researchers have long looked at using knowledge gained from studying dogs affected by osteosarcoma to improve human outcomes. However, according to a team of University of Minnesota researchers led by Jaime Modiano, VMD, PhD, understanding the differences in osteosarcoma tumors in dogs and humans is essential to deciphering effective treatment for both species.
Sr. assoc. dean for academic and student affairs, Laura Molgaard, DVM, will serve as interim dean beginning August 5. Below is the text of the letter sent to the College community regarding the appointment of Laura Molgaard as interim dean.
Dear College of Veterinary Medicine Faculty and Staff,
Thanks again to all of you who responded to my request for nominations for an interimdean for the college.
The goal with these micro press releases is to communicate a very high-level overview that encapsulates the major findings of a recently published paper. These short summaries will be shared on various communications channels at the CVM to garner interest from the press.
Andres Perez, DVM, PhD, recently collaborated with Chilean researchers to officially identify—for the first time—factors associated with infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) among farmed Chilean salmon.