Transforming Human Health

Fighting Enigmatic Viruses

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 of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) were already working to better understand the disease.

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Pandemic-Preventing Leadership

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 effectively protect monkeys exposed to the virus.

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A New Frontier in MS Treatment

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.

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Pioneering Stem Cell Techniques

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 have.

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Building a Better Band-Aid

A local medical start-up company is partnering with the School of Veterinary Medicine to develop the Band-Aid of tomorrow.

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The End of Influenza?

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, which kills as many as 500,000 people each year.

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