PVM Graduate Student is Finalist in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Congratulations to Kerri Rodriguez, graduate student of human-animal interaction in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, who is one of ten finalists in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition at Purdue.

Research Involving PVM Scholar Finds Blue light Could Treat Superbug Infections

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that causes infection in various parts of the body, is often called a “superbug” thanks to its ability to dodge many common antibiotics. Researchers at Purdue University and Boston University have discovered that exposing the bug to blue light can render it defenseless against antiseptics as mild as hydrogen peroxide.

Participants Sought for Veterinary Clinical Trials

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Clinical Trials group is seeking participants to take part in research studies that test the safety and/or effectiveness of new health care approaches in animals.

Purdue Poster Session Highlights PVM Graduate Students’ Interdisciplinary Research Efforts

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - A recent “Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture, and Policy Research Poster Session” showcased more than 100 graduate student presenters from colleges across campus, including several from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

PVM Study Shows Service Dogs Benefit the Well-being of their Handlers

Friday, February 15th, 2019 - A recent study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine shows how service dogs can have measurable positive effects on the health and well-being of individuals with physical disabilities.

PVM Cancer Researcher Speech Highlights Purdue Inventors’ Reception

Friday, February 15th, 2019 - Dr. Timothy Ratliff, a Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member who helps lead Purdue’s efforts to find treatments and potential cures for cancer, served as the featured speaker at an event honoring the University’s inventors who received a patent in the most recent fiscal year.

PVM Helps IU School of Medicine Study Therapy Dogs’ Potential as Drug-Free Alternative for ER Anxiety

Friday, February 1st, 2019 - A team led by the IU School of Medicine, in collaboration with PVM's Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology Alan Beck, conducted a study to see if therapy dogs may provide an alternative solution to anxiety medication.

New NIH Grant Helps Dr. Mohamed Seleem Pursue Faster Method for Diagnosing Blood Infections

Friday, January 18th, 2019 - Dr. Mohamed Seleem, professor of microbiology in the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Department of Comparative Pathobiology, and his collaborator at Boston University have received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their research to develop a faster means of diagnosing often lethal bloodstream infections.

Research Led by PVM’s Dr. Riyi Shi Utilizes World War II Antidote in Battle Against Parkinson’s Disease

Friday, December 7th, 2018 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine professor is leading studies showing a World War II chemical weapon antidote to be effective in combating a new enemy: Parkinson’s disease.

World War II weapon used in new battle: Combating Parkinson’s disease

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A World War II chemical weapon antidote is shown to be effective combating a new enemy: Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s is characterized by the steady and progressive loss of brain cells. Those afflicted show early symptoms of trembling in their hands, arms, legs, jaw and face. It can progress to the point...

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