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A recent study led by Dr. John Collister found that the median preoptic nucleus (MnPO), a cluster of nerves in the hypothalamus, helps direct the body’s blood pressure.

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a viral disease that impacts the health of pigs and costs the global swine industry a staggering $664 million per year.

Antibiotic use, overuse, and misuse are primary drivers of antimicrobial resistance, which the World Health Organization has identified as one of the greatest global public health threats.

In a recent study, CVM researchers including Dr. Sagar Goyal, Dr. Sunil Mor, and Dr. Vikash Singh examined a strain of Chromobacterium violeceum, a rare but fast-spreading disease that is fatal in elephants that has the potential to be fatal in humans as well.

CVM researchers led by Dr. Pamela Skinner recently received a $480,000 grant from the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) to develop a treatment for durable remission of HIV, which remains a leading cause of death and a threat to millions in some regions of the world.