Columbia, MO - 1/18/07 - Faculty and staff of the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital joined two Kansas City non-profit organizations, Spay and Neuter Kansas City and No More Homeless Pets KC, to conduct a two-day clinic in December that spayed and neutered nearly 250 cats and dogs.
Athens, GA - 1/17/07 - The Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute (BHSI) and Center for International Trade and Security (CITS) are working to forge links between science and policy experts through a new lecture series at the University of Georgia.
Raleigh, NC - 1/12/07 - Researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that repetitive flexing movements increase the speed and depth at which tiny particles are absorbed through the skin, a finding that could have major implications in medical, consumer and industrial fields.
Blacksburg , VA - 1/10/07 - Dr. Bill Pierson, an associate professor in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, recently returned from a trip to Mongolia where he provided training in biosecurity, food safety and avian influenza for local veterinarians in the developing country.
URBANA, IL - 1/5/07 - Concern over the role of animals in antimicrobial resistance in humans and emerging infectious diseases - including avian influenza, monkey pox, E. coli 0157:H7 and salmonella - has escalated recently, not only in the United States, but also worldwide.
ITHACA, NY - 1/4/2007 - Veterinary faculty members at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine played important roles in developing the groundbreaking special In the Womb: Animals, which premiered on the National Geographic Channel (NGC) last month.
MADISON, WISC. - 12/8/06 - The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University and The Ohio State University won bids to collect canine cancer specimens for a centralized tissue repository.
GAINESVILLE, FL - 12/06/2006 - Many people who suffer from debilitating illnesses such as cancer and AIDS struggle emotionally, physically and financially to care for themselves, so properly looking after their four-legged family members can quickly become more effort than they can shoulder alone.
Auburn, ALA. - 12/05/2006 - An Auburn University veterinary professor, in collaboration with researchers at Vaxin Inc. of Birmingham, has developed the first in ovo vaccine to protect chickens against avian influenza.
DAVIS, CALIF. - 11/29/06 - A panel of veterinarians will be featured on live radio at 9 a.m. CST/noon EST today from the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis). The two-hour call-in program on KQED's "Forum" with Michael Krasny is featured on National Public Radio.
BEL AIR, MD - 11/28/06 - A September national survey of more than 1,000 dog and cat owners conducted for the nonprofit Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC, www.petsandparasites.org) revealed that while many people are aware that children are especially at risk of being affected by zoonotic disease caused by the transmission of parasites to humans by pets, they appear indifferent to the risk.
GAINESVILLE, FL - 11/15/06 - A $1-million installment of a multimillion-dollar estate gift from Robin Weeks, a South Florida cattle ranch owner, to the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will help ensure the construction of the Veterinary Education and Clinical Research Center, which includes a new small animal hospital.