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FDA approves Cornell stem cell trial for dogs and horses

The FDA has approved clinical trials that will explore the use of stem cells to treat musculoskeletal and neurological abnormalities in dogs and horses at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), making it a leader in veterinary regenerative medicine research.

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Welcome Joint Faculty

In a collaborative effort, the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have welcomed Dr. Kenneth Hoyt and Dr. Elaheh Rahbar ’11 to their faculty cohort. Strengthening the partnership between the two groups is a pillar in biomedical engineering’s strategic plan and is […]

Q&A: What do I need to know about avian flu?

Multiple states since March 2024 have reported dairy herds displaying symptoms caused by highly pathogenic avian influenza, raising questions about how the virus spreads, how producers can protect their animals, the risk of infection in people, and the safety of milk and meat supplies. Extension veterinarian Ernest Hovingh, clinical professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences in […]

UF awarded NIH Funding for new malaria research center

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan Although global malaria deaths have declined by 27% over the past two decades, the disease still exacts a major toll, especially in Africa. According to the World Health Organization’s 2023 World Malaria Report, there were 233 million malaria cases in Africa in 2022, resulting in 508,000 deaths. That’s 83% of the world’s […]

Bartonella DNA Found in Blood of Patients With Psychosis

A new study has found that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder are three times more likely to have Bartonella DNA in their blood than adults without these disorders. The work further supports the idea that pathogens – particularly vector-borne pathogens – could play a role in mental illness. Bartonella are a group […]