KENILWORTH, N.J. - 11/30/05 - Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp. has donated $50,000 to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to support the group's Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMATs).
NATIONAL REPORT - 11/28/05 - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has made the description of dogs' cranial nerves (CN) possible and the detection of lesions affecting those nerves easier to detect, according to a study published in the journal Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
RALEIGH, N.C. - 11/16/05 - North Carolina State University (NCSU) received a donation of $24.2 million from the R.B. Terry Charitable Foundation to establish the Randall B. Terry Jr. Companion Animal Medical Center.
ORLANDO, FLA. - 11/14/05 - The North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) will host the Nestle Purina College Challenge, where student representatives will be challenged on their knowledge of anatomy and internal medicine.
11/04/05 - Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia are studying the genetics of Tibetan Terriers, a breed known to be affected by neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (NCL), a neurologic disease with a human equivalent called Batten disease.
FORT COLLINS, COLO. - 11/03/2005 - Animal sciences professor John Sofos and his research team at Colorado State University, were awarded $2 million to study how to control the transmission of Listeria in food-processing and foodservice facilities.
NORTH GRAFTON, MASS.- 11/1/05 - Cynthia R.L.Webster, DVM received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study liver disease at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.