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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 11, 2009
Reno, Nev. -- An offer from Madeleine Pickens to create a million-acre sanctuary for up to 30,000 wild horses could cost the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) more than it presently pays for long-term holding facilities for horses removed from public lands, according to the veterinary representative on the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 11, 2009
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Urbana, Ill. -- Students could spend their first weeks of veterinary school in clinical rotations if a curriculum overhaul is adopted at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 09, 2009
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Whitehouse Station, N.J. -- Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough Corp. announced a $41.1 billion merger March 9, but it's unclear at this point how it will affect both companies' animal-health businesses.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 08, 2009
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Schaumberg, Ill. -- A $100,000 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation will go toward national and global One Health Commission initiatives.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 07, 2009
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National Report -- Veterinary students in two states will have access to more scholarship funds despite the tightening economy.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 06, 2009
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Columbia, Mo. -- A veterinary ophthalmologist at the University of Missouri identified a genetic link between cats and humans for two forms of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a discovery that could lead to gene-based therapies benefiting cats and humans.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 05, 2009
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Ames, Iowa- An NIH-affiliated organization doled out more than $4 million in grants to two veterinary researchers at Iowa State University (ISU) to further study Parkinson's disease.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 04, 2009
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Minneapolis/St. Paul -- The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in conjunction with the university's Masonic Cancer Center, has established a new Animal Cancer Care and Research (ACCR) program.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 03, 2009
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Hamburg, Germany -- Veterinarians experience a high degree of psychosocial stress and demoralization linked to factors such as long hours with little free time, tough clients and difficulty balancing their private and professional lives, according to a team of researchers in Germany.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2009
Columbia, S.C. — Veterinarians and animal-welfare groups are among those named in civil lawsuits filed by two members of a South Carolina family after they were charged with animal abuse.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2009
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Blacksburg, Va. -- A professor of veterinary anatomy and physiology at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded the Carl J. Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award, considered the nation's top veterinary teaching award.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2009
New York — Dr. Jeffrey Klausner is out at the famed Animal Medical Center. But no one is really saying why.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 28, 2009
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National Report -- Researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia and at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine each landed million-dollar grants to study war-related treatments.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2009
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Washington -- More money, and lots of it, is the only way to avoid a dramatic shortage of public-health veterinarians that could put the entire nation at risk, a Senate committee was told.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
When and why clients are euthanizing their pets is changing. Talk about it here.