Musculoskeletal and Orthopedics

PVM Achieves Research Funding Record

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s research enterprise reached a record level of funding in the most recent fiscal year (2022/2023), exceeding $15 million, which represents an increase of more than 6.5% over the preceding year. About 60% of the college’s research funding comes in the form of grants from the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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.

BMS Faculty-led Research Addresses Challenges Involved in Treating Rotator Cuff Tears

Friday, May 17th, 2019 - Dr. Dianne Little, an assistant professor in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences, has been researching rotator cuff tears and how to repair them for several years. A $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health could help her toward a breakthrough in the field.

David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Spotlights Most Common Orthopedic Condition in Humans and Animals

Friday, November 30th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted the first David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Friday and Saturday, November 9-10. The continuing education conference brought together veterinary and human medicine experts to address the topic of osteoarthritis, which is the most common orthopedic condition among both people and animals.

Surgical Equipment Donation Enhances Learning for Purdue Veterinary Students

Friday, February 16th, 2018 - Thanks to a connection between Purdue Veterinary Medicine's Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) and an orthopedic surgeon at Logansport Memorial Hospital in Logansport, Ind., third-year Purdue veterinary students now have more opportunities to learn first-hand about using electrosurgical equipment in surgery.

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