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Purdue Day of Giving 2021 is Coming Soon!

Friday, April 9th, 2021 - Mark your calendar for April 28 as the Purdue community takes part in the 2021 Purdue Day of Giving, an annual 24-hour fundraising event.

Meet Cooper, the Super Trouper!

Friday, April 9th, 2021 - A model patient shows orthopedic surgery is not just for young pups. Cooper is an 11-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever who has endeared himself to his medical team at the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital ever since he was first seen in May 2017 because of instability in his right shoulder.  The surgery to stabilize his shoulder proved successful, to the delight of his owners, Rick and Mona Hansen of Fishers, Ind.

Neuroscience Seminar Highlights Technologies for Brain Injuries, Vaccine Developments

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - The same technology that helps treat traumatic brain injuries in athletes and soldiers may one day help doctors determine the effectiveness of vaccines on patients. This technology is among the neuroscience innovations and research in the spotlight as the Purdue University Center for Paralysis Research and Plexon Neurotechnology Systems present the Seminar for Neurotrauma and Diseases. The seminar series, which runs through April, features speakers from Purdue, Harvard Medical School, and the medical industry.

Nurturing the Human-Animal Bond with Compassionate Care: A Veterinary Nurse’s Perspective

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - There are many unbreakable bonds that form in the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Medical Oncology Service, but there is no greater bond than the one between the animal and caregiver.

Lily Toxicity: A Grave Danger for Curious Cats

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - Easter weekend often marks the first signs of spring with fresh blooms brightening up the landscape and bouquets taking center stage. It’s also a good time to remember that not all plants are safe for our four legged friends, including the ever popular lily plant.

Social Media Campaign Celebrating Women’s History Month Features PVM Faculty

Friday, March 26th, 2021 - To celebrate Women’s History Month, Purdue University’s Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP) is honoring the achievements of female faculty, staff, and students through a social media campaign that includes three Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members.

Dean Willie Reed Advises Boilermakers to Raise Their Sleeves to Protect Purdue

Friday, March 26th, 2021 - With Purdue University halfway through its second full semester of abiding by the Protect Purdue Pledge, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has declared that all Indiana residents ages 16 and up will be available to schedule a vaccine appointment beginning March 31. Meanwhile, Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed is urging all Boilermakers to schedule vaccinations for themselves as soon as they are eligible.

All’s Well that Ended Well in the Case of PVM’s First Virtual Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual event designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues galloped into new territory this year by going virtual. Normally held as a day-long in person program, the Equine Wellness Forum was conducted virtually, and spanned several days, with presentations given over the Zoom platform on topics ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

Veterinarians and Veterinary Students Enabled to Assist with Vaccination Efforts

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - During his address to the nation March 11 on the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, President Joe Biden focused on the effort to accelerate vaccination, and indicated that plans to expand the pool of qualified personnel eligible to administer vaccines would include veterinarians and veterinary students. The statement followed efforts by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to advocate at the federal level on behalf of veterinarians.

BMS Professor Co-leads Research on Tissue-engineered Implants that Offer Hope for Patients with Vocal Injuries

Friday, March 12th, 2021 - New technology from innovators at Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine may one day help patients who suffer devastating vocal injuries from surgery on the larynx. A collaborative team consisting of Purdue biomedical engineers and clinicians from IU has tissue-engineered component tissue replacements that support reconstruction of the larynx.

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