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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 …

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Next Level of Cancer Care

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine 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 …

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Healing All Worlds

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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Commitment to Wisconsin

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is ranked fifth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. QS World University Rankings puts the school at 24th in the world. And while the SVM’s …

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Future of Farming is Digital

Faculty, staff, and students at the School of Veterinary Medicine are merging old knowledge with new technology to shape the future of modern dairy farming. Our Food Animal Production Medicine program has developed eight iPad …

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For the Dogs in Blue

If you ask Deputy Jason Behm about his partner, Harlow, he’ll tell you without hesitation that he’s the perfect K9. “He’s the ideal blend of personality and — when it comes to work — intensity,” …

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Orthopedic Surgery Using 3D Printing

The Gremers and Great Danes have gone hand-in-paw for almost a generation. The first time Carrie Gremer’s family brought home a member of this tall, regal breed, she was in middle school. Years later, when …

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Security in Numbers

When 2,500 show cows march in to Madison’s World Dairy Expo each year, the potential for disease to spread rapidly is serious. That’s why our student volunteers have been instrumental in ensuring biosecurity at the …