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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, …

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Creating Our Own Innovations

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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Training the Best and Brightest

Every year, amid more than 1,300 applications, we accept 88 of the brightest minds into our highly competitive veterinary medicine program. Here, they learn from some of the world’s best faculty and work with the …

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Life Saving Teamwork

When Paul and Suzy Shain’s chocolate Cockapoo, Cooper, was suffering from a mystery illness, they turned to UW Veterinary Care for help. Cooper’s primary care veterinarian referred the Shains to UWVC after he began experiencing …

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On the Trail of Zika

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 …

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Human Trials for Influenza Vaccine Advance

Amid predictions that this year’s flu vaccine will offer limited protection, medical researchers are renewing their focus on a universal flu vaccine. A universal flu vaccine would offer more broad protection than today’s vaccines, which …

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Imagine What More We Could Do

Among more than 30 schools of veterinary medicine in the U.S., the School of Veterinary Medicine consistently ranks among the top five for excellence in veterinary medical education, clinical service and biomedical research. The school …

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Predicting and Preventing the Next Pandemic

Infectious diseases are as unpredictable as they are terrifying. And in an increasingly interconnected world, the potential for a global outbreak is immense. Researchers at UW-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine are seeking innovative ways to …