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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 14, 2006
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AUBURN, AL -11/14/06 - Auburn University veterinary researchers received a $1.4-million National Cancer Institute grant to study targeted gene therapy for lymphoma, a project that could change the treatment regimens for dogs and humans.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 13, 2006
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HARRISBURG, PA - 11/13/06 - Pennsylvania's award-winning animal health database system has become a national model for use by other states, according to the Department of Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 10, 2006
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RALEIGH, NC - 11/10/06 - Against the backdrop of war and shrouded in secrecy and heavy security, six American veterinarians traveled to Northern Iraq recently to meet with about 90 of their Iraqi counterparts.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 09, 2006
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WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - 11/9/06 - Purdue University officials recently dedicated Indiana's first radiation therapy facility to treat cancer in small animals as veterinarians throughout the region are booking its first patients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 07, 2006
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KENNETT SQUARE, PA - 11/7/2006 - Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro's right hind leg cast was removed yesterday, according to his medical team.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 06, 2006
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MADISON, WI - 11/6/06 - More than 150 individuals representing Wisconsin's farm industries, the university, and an interested public helped celebrate the completion of the new Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) recently.
Nov 03, 2006
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Washington, D.C. - Dr. R. Douglas Meckes, a former congressional fellow of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), joined the association's Governmental Relations Division in October to deal with research, Homeland Security, pharmaceuticals and other hot-button issues.
Nov 03, 2006
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BREA, Calif. 11/2/2006 - In November, Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) launched Pet Cancer Awareness Month to call attention to the nation's No. 1 killer of dogs and cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2006
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PHILADELPHIA - 11/1/06 - Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have discovered an evolutionary link between the immune systems of fish and mammals in the form of a primitive version of B cells - white blood cells of the immune system.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 31, 2006
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CORVALLIS, OR - 10/31/06 - A team of Oregon State University veterinary medicine students will journey to Nicaragua in December to spend two weeks in remote villages providing veterinary care to large animals, conducting public outreach and education, and hosting free spay and neuter clinics.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 30, 2006
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COLUMBIA, MO - 10/30/06 - University of Missouri-Columbia researchers have identified telltale, genetic signs that indicate the early onset of arthritis in dogs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 23, 2006
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NORTH GRAFTON, MA - 10/23/06 - Audubon Society of Rhode Island, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, and Wildlife Rehabilitators of Rhode Island are teaming up with the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine's Seabird Ecological Assessment Network (SEANET) to study the health of seabirds in Rhode Island through beached bird surveys conducted by volunteers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 17, 2006
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PULLMAN, WA - 10/17/06 - Dr. Guy Palmer, a veterinary pathologist at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, was elected to the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine (IOM).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2006
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Sacramento, CA - 10/12/06 - Bad behavior is the most common reason pets are surrendered by owners to other homes or shelters, according to the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 11, 2006
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DAVIS, CA - 10/11/06 - Two faculty members of the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine were honored with awards.