Funding from the National Institutes of Health will enable Margherita Cantorna, distinguished professor of molecular immunology and nutrition in the College of Agricultural Sciences, to study whether vitamin D supplementation could help people ward off or reduce symptoms caused by COVID-19.
Monday, November 23, 2020 – 2:29pm Tiger image 5.jpg Amur tigers share their taiga forest habitat with wild carnivores that act as a reservoir of canine distemper virus. Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society If you think getting your cat to the vet is tricky, new research has revealed that vaccination of endangered Amur (Siberian) tigers is […]
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Dialysis Saves Dog with Acute Kidney Injury Rob Warren November 23, 2020 “Case of the Month” – November 2020 Daisy, an 8-year-old female collie/terrier mix, grew up in Malibu, so she loves the beach. She’s always been a well-seasoned beachgoer, prepared for anything that might come her way. But a recent trip to Pacifica Beach […]
Given how common allergies to other species are, you may wonder: Can the opposite be true? Could a cat or dog have an allergic reaction to their owner, or to humans in general? Maybe, says Douglas Deboer, a dermatologist at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There has been some research […]
Monday, November 23, 2020 – 9:59am “I give a huge amount of credit to the Black early career scientists who have taken the leadership in organizing these events.” -Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, vice provost for academic affairs and professor of immunology. Science has long prided itself on its lack of bias. Facts, not feelings, are thought […]
Even in the healthiest work environments and relationships, employees can find themselves facing conflict from time to time. Rather than trying to avoid or ignore conflict, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVBMS) recognizes that “conflict simply is.” To encourage healthy habits for addressing conflict in the workplace, the CVMBS’ Office […]
When COVID-19 derailed their summer plans, these Tufts students were awarded grant funding from Tisch College for projects to help their communities instead Alex Lein, A21, oversaw a summer grant program established by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life for students doing COVID-related work that engages their home communities. About 77 projects were […]
Veterinarians warn pet owners to keep dogs away from masks—and urge all to properly dispose of used face coverings Betsy Kehoe is not sure how King, her 2-year-old Labrador retriever, managed to eat two face masks sometime in mid-October. The dog is always supervised and leashed outdoors, except when playing in his backyard pen in […]
When Caren Lee was in Grade 1, she had three dreams: she wanted to be a singer, a math teacher and a veterinarian.