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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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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 …