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PVM Professor Elected as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Friday, December 4th, 2020 - Dr. J. Paul Robinson, who holds a joint appointment in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is one of seven Purdue professors newly elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which is the world’s largest general scientific society. The professors are being honored for their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.



Chicago Tribune: Aurora to study regulating sale of pets

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 - Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine’s Canine Care Certified program was mentioned in the Chicago Tribune by Jonathan Burning, owner of Happiness is Pets. The Canine Care Certified program is a national accreditation program for dog breeders that ensures their operations are behaving ethically & responsibly. It was begun by Purdue Veterinary Medicine‘s Dr. Candace...



Three PVM Faculty among New Showalter Trust Recipients

Friday, November 20th, 2020 - More than a dozen mid- and early-career Purdue University faculty members, including three in the College of Veterinary Medicine, have been chosen to receive funding from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Fund. Dr. Maggie O'Haire, Dr. Andrea Santos, and Dr. Uma Aryal, all in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, are among a total of 15 faculty members selected as Showalter Trust recipients.



COVID-19 is Not the First of its Kind

Friday, November 13th, 2020 - The relevance of this year’s topic for the Coppoc One Health Lecture was never in question. The annual Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine event, held virtually this year, featured a presentation entitled, "Immune Responses in, and Animal Models for, Covid-19."



New 3D Cell Culture Method Developed with Help of BMS Professor Points to Personalized Cancer Therapies

Friday, October 30th, 2020 - Each cancer patient’s tumors have cells that look and act differently, making it difficult for scientists to determine treatments based on tumors grown from generic cell cultures in the lab. Now, thanks to a new 3D cell culture technique developed by a team of Purdue University researchers, including College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member Sophie Lelièvre, it may be possible to personalize treatment by understanding the contributions of different cell types in a tumor to the cancer’s behavior.



Immune Responses to COVID-19 to be Focus of Upcoming Coppoc One Health Lecture

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - During this pandemic year, the 7th annual Coppoc One Health Lecture will shine the spotlight on immune responses and other issues related to efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The talk, entitled “Immune Responses in, and Animal Models for, COVID-19,” will feature Dr. Stanley Perlman, professor of microbiology and immunology, and professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa.



Human-Animal Bond Expert Shares How Service Dogs Do the World a Great Service

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - The kick-off event for the 2020 virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference featured an intriguing look at the life of service dogs. Held Tuesday, September 22, the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture featured a Zoom presentation by Dr. Zenithson Ng, clinical associate professor of canine and feline primary care at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. The talk, which was open to the public, provided a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and revealed ways people can help ensure the welfare of these animals.



Purdue Scientists Join in Launch of Cloud-based Canine Cancer Database to Benefit Humans and Their Best Friends

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - The National Cancer Institute has announced the development of the Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC), which has significant ties to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Developed by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, the cloud-based repository of spontaneously arising canine cancer data was created with the goal of advancing human cancer research by enabling comparative analysis of canine cancer.



Fall Allergies Can Affect Horses, Too – Triggering Asthma and Impacting Performance

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - Just as many humans start to sneeze in the fall, horses also can experience seasonal allergy symptoms. Those symptoms can include coughing, but Dr. Laurent Couëtil, professor of large animal internal medicine in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, says sometimes the only sign is that their performance suffers.



Upcoming Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture Spotlights Service Dogs and Welfare Considerations

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - Dr. Zenithson Ng will provide a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and reveal opportunities for stakeholders to assure the welfare of these animals when he gives the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture during the virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference Tuesday, September 22.




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