Research and discovery in the College of Veterinary Medicine are aimed at improving the health and well-being of animals and people. Browse our research centers and faculty labs to learn about the groundbreaking discoveries being made by our dedicated teams.
ANIMAL WELFARE, ETHICS, SCIENCE
The Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science promotes animal welfare through science-based information and education to advance socially responsible decisions concerning animal care.
CLINICAL RESEARCH, HISTOLOGY, HUMAN MEDICINE
The Center for Clinical Translational Research focuses on clinical and translational research in which research findings spans animal and human use.
ANIMAL BOND, PTSD, AUTISM
The Center for Human-Animal Bond is committed to knowledge of the interrelationships between people, animals, and their environment.
SPINAL, BRAIN, NANOTECHNOLOGY
The Center for Paralysis Research develops clinical therapies for injury and diseases of the human nervous system.
CANCER, CLINICAL TRIALS
The Evan and Sue Ann Werling Comparative Oncology Research Center (WCORC) provides compassionate care for more than 1,000 pet animals with cancer each year.
EQUINE, SPORTS, ATHLETE, HORSE
The Donald J. McCrosky Equine Sports Medicine Center dedicates its efforts to the education and support of Indiana horsemen and veterinarians through the study of the equine athlete.
We strive to provide the best possible research training experience to our graduate students and post-docs by engaging in research that addresses real-world problems and giving them access to cutting-edge instruments and technologies.
CELL GROWTH, EPIGENETICS, HBV VIRUS
Led by: Dr. Ourania M. Andrisani, PhD
ANIMAL WELFARE, AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL BIOETHICS
Led by: Candace Croney, PhD
CARDIOLOGY AND ARRHYTHMIA RESEARCH
Led by: Luis Dos Santos, DVM, PhD
EQUINE INFLAMMATORY RESPIRATORY DISEASE
Led by: Laurent L. Couëtil, DVM, PhD
Led by: Wendy Beauvais, BVetMed, MSc (VetEpi), PhD
IMMUNOTHERAPY, BONE METASTATIC TUMORS, MUSCULOSKELETAL REPAIR
Led by: Marxa L. Figueiredo, PhD
VACCINE DEVELOPMENT, CHRONIC INFLAMMATION
Led by: Harm HogenEsch, DVM, PhD
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TRAUMA, DISEASES AND TREATMENTS
Led by: Riyi Shi, MD, PhD