Stories published by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, listed in chronological order.

Thank You Reception Honors Dr. Ann Weil

June 2, 2017 - PVM faculty and staff gathered in the Continuum Café Tuesday, May 31, for what Dean Willie Reed termed a “Thank You Reception” honoring Dr. Ann Weil for her service as interim director of the VTH. Read the full story.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nickie Baird

June 2, 2017 - This week’s Vet Gazette Faculty Spotlight focuses on Dr. A.N. (Nickie) Baird, who has been promoted to full professor of large animal surgery in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Read the full story.

PVM Scholar Sees Potential Spinal Cord Injury Treatment in Antidote from WWII

June 2, 2017 - A research team led by Dr. Riyi Shi, PVM Professor of Neuroscience, has found that a drug developed during World War II as an antidote for a chemical warfare agent is effective at suppressing a neurotoxin that worsens the pain and severity of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries. Read the full story.

PVM Alumnus Jeffrey Harker Receives AASV Meritorious Service Award

June 2, 2017 - The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) has honored Dr. Jeffrey Harker (PU DVM ’94) by selecting him as the 2017 recipient of the Meritorious Service Award. Read the full story.

PVM Teamwork Enables Miracle Goat Marjorie to Walk After Paralysis

May 25, 2017 - Marjorie, a one year old Pygmy goat, lived her happy life just as any other young goat on a large farm with her loving owners, Tasha and Ed Duoda, in Solsberry, Ind., located in Green County. Surrounded by other outgoing farm animals, such as ducks, chickens, cows, and geese, Marjorie was always able to play with a friend. Read the full story.

PVM Dedicates Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital at Grand Opening in Shelbyville

May 25, 2017 - PVM celebrated the opening and dedication of the $8.8 million Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital on Tuesday, April 25, in Shelbyville, Ind. Read the full story.

Happy Surgiversary, Mr. Peach!

May 25, 2017 - A well-loved eight-year-old feline patient of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Mr. Peach, returned to Lynn Hall recently for a follow-up procedure on the occasion of his two-year 'Surgiversary,' a term coined by his 'mom,' Suzanne Wasserman of the DVM Class of 2018. Read the full story.

PVM Graduate Student Enhances Cancer Research Skills as Burton D. Morgan Fellow

May 25, 2017 - Farzaneh Atrian is a doctoral student in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences studying the importance of geometry and the microenvironment of cancer cells in regard to drug responsiveness. As a Burton D. Morgan fellow at Purdue, she has been able to advance her research and professional skills by exploring opportunities outside of the laboratory. Read the full story.

Purdue 3D Printing Service Fabricates Bone Models for PVM Surgery Training

May 25, 2017 - A recent innovation and partnership producing three-dimensional (3D) printed bones for a Purdue Veterinary Medicine small animal surgery lab stands to save the College’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) hundreds of dollars a semester while providing a unique learning experience for surgeons-in-training. Read the full story.

PVM Ophthalmology Team Screens Service Dogs during Special Eye Exam Event

May 25, 2017 - West Lafayette resident Christie Keen is blind, and walks to and from work every day with her golden Labrador Retriever and guide dog, Sugar. Sugar’s eyesight is important to Keen’s ability to judge risky traffic situations and assist in navigating the community safely, which is why she received a free eye exam as part of a special event conducted for service dogs on Monday, May 8, by the Ophthalmology Service at Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). Read the full story.

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