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July 18, 2019

The pathogen’s recent appearance does not represent an increased risk to humans, according to one University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine expert 


July 12, 2019

As Earth’s population continues to climb, so does the rate of infectious diseases. By 2021, it is projected that 11 billion people will inhabit the planet. A team of scientists, including Meggan Craft, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, recently set out to identify the specific problems this could present for animal, human, and ecosystem health.

July 12, 2019

UMN CVM researchers deploy a novel, cutting-edge mobile lab for rapid, real-time pathogen testing

July 9, 2019

Climate change has led to a rise in mean temperature and an increase in the number of extreme temperature days. Hot and cold extremes are environmental stressors that affect livestock well-being, and potentially have significant economic and food security implications. A team of researchers, led by Kent Reed, MS, PhD, recently examined how temperature extremes are affecting the well-being and economic value of turkeys.

June 28, 2019

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.


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