While FMDV has been largely eradicated in developed nations, it persists in certain regions of the developing world, including within the porous and under-regulated borders of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, on which the study focused.
Researchers and scientists have long sought to develop improved treatments for HIV, with an eye toward achieving long-term, sustained remission of the disease. A project newly funded by the National Institutes of Health and led by principal investigator Pamela Skinner, PhD, aims to do just that.
A team of researchers, led by Tiffany Wolf, DVM, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and Seth Moore, PhD, director of biology and environment at the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, recently published studies that prioritized contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) based on their potential environmental threat and evaluated human activities and environmental factors’ effects on CEC presence in Minn
In recognition of the value and need for research with direct application to the swine veterinary profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Foundation granted $25,111 to Guilherme Milanez Preis, PhD student in the Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program, and Cesar Corzo, DVM, MS, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, to assess senecavirus A (SVA) shedding and transmission in growing pig populations.
The team has affirmed the approach in both the lab and the field.
ST. PAUL, MINN. ---- University of Minnesota researchers at the Minnesota Center for Prion Research (MNPRO) have developed a novel approach to field testing chronic wasting disease (CWD). The team confirmed their findings in southeast Minnesota the week of March 8th, 2021, making them the first-ever scientists to successfully deploy a CWD field test.