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Veterinarians Shortening Antibiotic Prescriptions for UTIs in Dogs, U of G Study Finds

Veterinarians are beginning to prescribe shorter courses of antibiotics for dogs with urinary tract infections (UTIs), a move that is in line with recent clinical recommendations and an important step in helping reduce antibiotic resistance, says a new University of Guelph-led study conducted in collaboration with VCA. The analysis found many veterinarians in Canada and […]

Class of 2020 gathers to celebrate delayed hooding and commencement ceremonies

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 – 9:30am hooding 2020 news image.JPG The Class of 2020 gathered for an in-person hooding ceremony 16 months after graduating. All photos in this story: CVM/Rachel Philipson. After 16 months, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Class of 2020 was able to celebrate the closing of their Cornell training […]

New Equine Facility, Dairy Barn in the Works at NC State Veterinary Medicine

Two new projects at the NC State Veterinary Medicine, long championed by CVM Dean Paul Lunn, will drastically expand the college’s equine service and modernize the iconic Teaching Animal Unit’s dairy barn.  Construction on the $5.5 million dairy barn upgrade is expected to begin before the end of the year. Architectural plans for the new […]

OVC Graduate Student Advancing Knowledge In Gene Therapy

Graduate students at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are exploring, studying and advancing knowledge in One Health, veterinary and human health-related sciences. Across OVC’s four academic departments, these students are exploring translational and comparative research in fields including cancer, cardiovascular disease and neuroscience, infectious diseases and immunology, epidemiology and public health, animal […]

Fit for a horse: New equine hospital makes space for horses and humans

Services are moving into the new hospital this month. (Kellen Bakovich/CVMBS photo) The new Johnson Family Equine Hospital feels like a barn but has all the hallmarks of a hospital. This month, Colorado State University’s equine veterinary services move from their previous home inside the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital into a larger standalone […]

Dr. Timothy Hackett joins CVM as new Department of Clinical Sciences chair

Monday, September 20, 2021 – 8:56am HAcket news image cropped.JPG Dr. Timothy Hackett is the new chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences, effective September 20th. Photo: CVM/Carol Jennings Dr. Timothy Hackett joins the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) as the next chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences, effective September 20th. We […]

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant containing cartilage derived from stem cells reduced pain and restored hip joint function to baseline levels in a study of dogs with symptoms of moderate osteoarthritis. The study, led by researchers at North Carolina State University, Washington University in St. Louis and Cytex Therapeutics Inc., could be a significant first step toward […]

Global Programs students present videos of summer experiences

Global Programs students present videos of summer experiences Trina Wood September 17, 2021 Global travel may still be restricted in certain areas of the world, but that didn’t keep UC Davis veterinary students in Global Programs externships and fellowships from exploring professional opportunities this past summer. They presented their videos and took the audience on […]

Hate Seeing Snakes? Blame the Asteroids That Killed the Dinosaurs, Scientists Say

Christoph Mans, clinical assistant professor of zoological medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, said in 2016 that 50 snake species live in the United States. The post Hate Seeing Snakes? Blame the Asteroids That Killed the Dinosaurs, Scientists Say appeared first on School of Veterinary Medicine.

International regenerative medicine expert will lead CSU Translational Medicine Institute

Frank Barry will lead the Translational Medicine Institute. (CSU photo) Frank Barry, Ph.D., has been selected as the new director of the C. Wayne McIlwraith Translational Medicine Institute at Colorado State University. Barry’s research and interests include stem cell biology and the development of cell-based repair strategies for osteoarthritis. His contributions to the fields of […]