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Healing All Worlds

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What’s good medicine for animals often turns out to be good for humans as well. This is something that the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) has been demonstrating for a long time. And right …

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Old Problems, New Breakthroughs

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Important new research at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is changing the way beef and dairy farmers treat digital dermatitis, a disease that has caused painful hoof lesions and hindered animal welfare and food …

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Creating More Comfortable Cows

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It’s simple: happy, comfortable cows are healthier and more productive. But what constitutes cow comfort? The Dairyland Initiative, led by experts at the School of Veterinary Medicine, blends a wealth of research results with decades …

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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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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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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 …