Research


Man’s Best Friend Leads the Way to Early Cancer Detection in Study Directed by Purdue Veterinary Scholar

Friday, December 2nd, 2022 - A canine cancer scientist at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is working to take the first steps to make a serious form of cancer in dogs — one with analogues to human health — easier to detect and treat before it has become more advanced.



Exotic Animal Medicine Will Be Focus of two-Day Symposium Hosted by Purdue Veterinary Students

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - The Medicine of Mammals and Avian Species (MMAS) Symposium will reflect the passion of the Purdue veterinary students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Exotic Animal Club, when the two day conference is held later this month in Lynn Hall.



“Rethinking Suicide” is Topic of Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Wellness Lecture October 25

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - A presentation on personal wellbeing in the veterinary medical profession will be given later this month by a specialist in clinical psychology as part of a lectureship established in memory of a Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumnus. The Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Memorial Wellness Lecture will be held Tuesday morning, October 25, from 8:00 – 9:20 a.m., as part of a core course in the DVM curriculum. The speaker, Dr. Craig J Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, is internationally recognized as an expert on suicide prevention, trauma and resilience. The lecture will be livestreamed for individuals outside PVM.



International Canine Health Award Presented to PVM Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology

Friday, October 7th, 2022 - A long-term passion for advancing treatments for animals and humans with cancer through comparative oncology research was rewarded for Dr. Deborah Knapp, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology, when she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Kennel Club Charitable Trust. The honor is one of four International Canine Health Awards given out by the London-based organization. The awards are regarded as the world’s largest and most significant prizes recognizing excellence in canine research, dog health and welfare.



Public Lecture on the Importance of Animals for Human Development Kicks off Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, August 26th, 2022 - For the first time since the pandemic the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Purdue Veterinary Conference will be held in person next month, with a kick-off event involving a public lecture Tuesday evening, September 20 on the importance of animals for human development. The Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture will be given by Dr. Gail Melson, Professor Emerita with the Purdue University Department of Human Development and Family Studies, who has played a long-standing role in research related to the human-animal bond.



PVM Represented in Collaborative Effort to Grow Musculoskeletal Health Research

Friday, August 26th, 2022 - Some astonishing numbers were shared this week with staff from the office of U.S. Senator Mike Braun of Indiana during a meeting in Indianapolis spotlighting the need for, and accomplishments of, the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH), which includes Purdue Veterinary Medicine scholars.



PVM to Play Role in Research on New Patent-pending Method to Mass-produce Antitumor Cells to Treat Blood Diseases and Cancer

Friday, August 12th, 2022 - A Purdue University chemical engineer has improved upon traditional methods to produce off-the-shelf human immune cells that show strong antitumor activity, according to a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Reports. And future research plans include clinical trials involving the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.



Purdue’s first-of-its-kind vector-borne disease panel screens for 22 different pathogens in a single test

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A diagnostic panel developed by researchers in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will enable its Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) to screen for 22 different vector-borne pathogens in a single test.



Two-day Forum Anchors Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.



PVM Alumni Recognized in The Scientist for Advancing Aquatic Veterinary Research

Friday, June 24th, 2022 - Though educated in America’s Heartland at Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, two Boilermaker veterinarians are at the leading edge of scientific discovery in aquatic medicine. Both successfully pursued careers as veterinarians in marine science and hold key positions at well-known enterprises focused on marine mammal health. Their scholarship was spotlighted in an article in the February edition of The Scientist magazine.




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