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OVC Prof Aims to Inform Public, Dispel Myths on COVID-19 Through ScienceExplained

As the virus that causes COVID-19 has spread, what has also spread is misinformation. Biomedical sciences professor Dr. Glen Pyle, in the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, is helping to change that by volunteering his science knowledge for a group called COVID-19 Resources Canada. Pyle is the volunteer Ontario co-lead for the group, as […]

Texas A&M Health Professionals Co-Host International Global Health Conference

A team of Aggies from the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), School of Public Health, and College of Medicine co-hosted the 2021 Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) virtual conference this March. Approximately 1,900 participants from more than 100 countries attended this year’s conference, “Addressing Critical Gaps in […]

Will COVID-19 eventually become like the seasonal flu?

“COVID-19 Vaccines: Asked & Answered” video series- Troy Sutton, assistant professor of veterinary and biomedical sciences, explains that because variants continue to emerge, we anticipate that SARS-CoV-2 will continue to circulate in humans for several years, causing regular outbreaks.

VBS Professor Receives Research Innovator Award

Tony Schmitt, VBS Professor of Molecular Virology, has been named the 2021 recipient of Penn State’s Research Innovator Award. The award recognizes faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have commercialized technologies generated through Penn State research. Tony’s research group is developing a technology that allows delivery of therapeutic proteins into cells. […]

The value of testing waste water

Each hour, samples of sewage are automatically drawn from 16 manhole sites across the university’s Blacksburg campus. Twice a week, those samples are collected, tested for traces of the virus, and used to generate a weekly report for the university’s Incident Management Team.

NC State Team Publishes Groundbreaking Bearded Dragon Cancer Study

A newly published NC State College of Veterinary Medicine research paper sheds much-needed light on cancer treatments for bearded dragons. It is the first paper published on the topic. The NC State Veterinary Hospital team — Caitlin Hepps Keeney, Tara Harrison, Joanne Intile, Cory Sims and intern Cher Hung — studied a group of five […]

Natalia Henao-Guerrero named department head of small animal clinical sciences

Guerrero, associate professor of anesthesiology and diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, has been a faculty member in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine since 2007. Her teaching, research, and clinical activities focus on anesthesia and pain management.

CSU veterinarians provide COVID-19 vaccinations in northern Colorado

Volunteers administered COVID-19 vaccinations during a two-day COVID-19 vaccination clinic inside the JBS Greeley beef plant March 5, 2021. (Alex McIntyre/The Greeley Tribune) More than 40 Colorado State University veterinarians have volunteered in recent weeks to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in Larimer County, including at The Ranch Events Complex, one of several mass vaccination sites in […]