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Happier Cows, Healthier People

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A growing population is placing greater demands than ever on our food supply. But along with that increased demand is a greater desire to know where our food comes from, and an awareness of the …

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Fighting Enigmatic Viruses

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The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to cases of babies born with underdeveloped brains and small heads, reached pandemic proportions in 2016. But before Zika started making international headlines, scientists at the School …

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Pioneering Stem Cell Techniques

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Researchers in the School of Veterinary Medicine have found a new way to make muscle cells from human stem cells using a technique that takes us much closer to clinical applications than other methods ever …

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Building A Better Band-Aid

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A local medical start-up company is partnering with the School of Veterinary Medicine to develop the Band-Aid of tomorrow. These futuristic wound dressings have an ultrathin membrane, potentially thinner than a single cell, laced with …

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The End of Influenza?

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Scientists at the School of Veterinary Medicine are breaking away from traditional thinking on how we prevent influenza with a much different approach, and it could have big implications for treatment options for this disease, …

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Pandemic Preventing Leadership

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While the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa claimed more than 10,000 lives, researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine cracked the code in creating an Ebola whole virus vaccine that has been shown to …

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A New Frontier in MS Treatment

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New findings from School of Veterinary Medicine researchers challenge the prevailing assumptions about the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), a brain disease that affects more than 400,000 Americans. Until now, it’s been widely accepted that …

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Creating Our Own Innovations

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We partnered with the creators of TomoTherapy, a CT-guided, pinpoint-accurate radiation treatment, to test its ability to target cancer cells while avoiding healthy ones. In fact, our success in treating canine patients led to this technology …

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On the Trail of Zika

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With its connection to birth defects and seemingly rapid spread, the Zika virus became one of the most terrifying health stories of 2016. Cases appeared across the tropics, and scientists launched into a race to …