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Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise

... "Research is a major priority for our college of veterinary medicine," said VMRCVM Dean Gerhardt Schurig, who ...f research that needs to be done to address urgent veterinary healthcare issues in the field, proposals are evaluated and funded, and the work is completed, Schur...

Safety of isoflavones in dietary supplements targeted by Illinois initiative

... conditions. Susan L. Schantz, professor of veterinary biosciences and of psychology, and Donna L. Korol, professor of psychology, will direct research on the effects of phytoestrogens on brain tissue and cognitive function, including cognitive flexibility, attention, inhibitory control and working memor...

Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center

..., arts and sciences, medicine, dental medicine and veterinary medicine. It also includes colleagues from Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Division of Health Sciences and Technology, led by MIT's Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, who also has an adjunct teaching position at Tufts' School of Engineering. ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...s. "The study of self-medication in apes based in veterinary and behavioral survey might provide a novel approach to the discovery of new bioactive natural products useful in human therapy." (S. Krief, M. Martin, P. Grellier, J. Kasenene, T. Sevenet. 2004. Novel antimalarial compounds isolated in a survey of...

New comprehensive textbook on companion animals fills need

...d so many opportunities for jobs as veterinarians, veterinary technicians and technologists, trainers and animal...aid Karen Campbell, who is board certified in both veterinary dermatology and veterinary internal medicine. "Our goal was to cover as much of the companion anima...

LSU Vet School receives $9.9 million for infectious disease research

... Kousoulas, director of BIOMMED and a professor of veterinary virology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, serves as the principal investigator of the center. He will work closely with Dr. Andrew Lackner, director of the Tulane National Primate Research Center in administering the Center. Participants in th...

Scientists build on case connecting inflammatory disease and depression

...Dantzer and Kelley have combined their training in veterinary medicine, psychology, immunology, physiology and biochemistry to produce 95 published papers. They often build upon their complementary strengths. "Robert will dream of such ideas as how hope affects healing, and I will think of how to test those i...

K-State researcher working to improve alternatives to equine antibiotics

...s for combating infectious diseases in horses. "In veterinary medicine and medicine in general, we're running out of antibiotics, so we have to be extremely careful of the antibiotics we use, the duration that we use them and the species that we use them in," Davis said. To help better prepare the horse industr...

Dog genome assembled

...to free public databases for use by biomedical and veterinary researchers around the globe, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced today. A team led by Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Ph.D., of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Mas...

Medical implants work better when you rough them up, study finds

...n Recum is also the associate dean for research in veterinary medicine at Ohio State. The researchers coated disk-shaped polyester wafers with titanium. The disks were round and about the size of a nickel. Some of the disks were covered with grooves only several microns deep. Some bone implants currently used h...

K-State business researchers to help with major study on food supply veterinary medicine

... will help a newly formed coalition of food supply veterinary interest groups determine methods to ensure adequate veterinary involvement in the production of a continuing abundant supply of safe and wholesome food. The $300,0...

Latest findings on PCBs to be subject of June workshop at Illinois

... said co-organizer Larry G. Hansen, a professor of veterinary biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are sponsoring the event as part of their Superfund Basic Research Program. The afternoon ...

Animal studies show promise treating severe chronic pain

...to dogs, whose owners had brought them into nearby veterinary hospitals with severe pain from arthritis and canc...said the RTX technique has tremendous potential in veterinary care. But the group's ultimate goal is to move the treatment into early stage clinical trials in th...

Govindarajan Dhanasekaran wins 2004 Sarber Award from American Society for Microbiology

...ork. Dhanasekaran holds a bachelor's degree in veterinary science from the Madras Veterinary College in Chennai, India. He is a recipient of the prestigious R. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship at the University of Maryland, as well as a two-year graduate fellowship, and numerous prizes and awards for academic ...

Research finds lawn chemicals raise cancer risk in Scottish terriers

...cording to Purdue University scientists. A team of veterinary researchers including Lawrence T. Glickman has found an association between risk of transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder in Scottish terriers and the dogs' exposure to chemicals found in lawn treatments. The study, based on a survey of ...

American Society for Microbiology 104th general meeting

... and graduate institutions, and medical dental and veterinary schools), industry (pharmaceutical, food and agriculture, biotechnology, environmental, and pollution control companies and hospitals), and federal and state governments (research laboratories and public health). ...

20 scientists selected as Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellows

...nes, including environmental engineering, wildlife veterinary medicine, tropical forestry, marine ecology and environmental economics. "We are absolutely thrilled with the 2004 cohort of Leopold Leadership Fellows," said Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University who co-found...

Toxin combo common in fish appears capable of impairing motor skills

...man health," said Susan L. Schantz, a professor of veterinary biosciences at the University of Illinois at Urban...rilyn Villareal, a visiting research specialist in veterinary biosciences; William T. Greenough, a professor of psychology and cell and structural biology at the ...

Embryonic pig cell transplants halt rat diabetes

...of medicine, and Mike Talcott, D.V.M., director of veterinary surgical services, showed that pig insulin-producing cells were present in the omentum and had caused a buildup of fat, a change previously linked to successful engraftment of pancreatic tissue. Hammerman had theorized for years that...

Experimental Biology 2004 - Translating the Genome

...meeting these societies' special interests such as veterinary immunology, clinical nutrition, transplantation, tropical medicine, behavioral pharmacology, biomedical engineering, vascular biology, psychoneuroimmunology, and natural immunity, to name a few. Experimental Biology 2004 continues to use "Translati...

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