Illinois Veterinary Team Aids Exotic Feline Dental Care

Dec 5, 2017 / In the News

CBS Evening News (Dec. 4) – Big cats at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Indiana get dental treatment when volunteer teams, including anesthesia and dentistry students and faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine in Illinois, visit twice a year. Also in * WCIA-TV News (Dec. 5)

Delegation from South Africa Meets with Illinois Colleges

Dec 5, 2017 / In the News

ACES News (Dec. 4) – A 10-member delegation from the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform based in Bhisho, South Africa, met with faculty and staff from the College of ACES, University of Illinois Extension, and the College of Veterinary Medicine on November 20.

Immunotherapy for Dogs with Allergies

Dec 5, 2017 / In the News

News-Gazette (Dec. 3) – “Immunotherapy, commonly known as allergy shots, is one of the oldest and still most effective treatment options for environmental allergies in dogs,” said Dr. Scott Miller, who recently completed an internship in small animal dermatology at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana.

PAC-1 Enters New Human Trials for Brain Cancer

Nov 27, 2017 / In the News

EurekAlert (Nov. 27) – A drug that spurs cancer cells to self-destruct has been cleared for use in a clinical trial of patients with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare malignant brain tumor, and glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive late-stage cancer of the brain. This phase Ib trial will determine if the experimental drug PAC-1 can be used...

Diagnostic Tools for Beef Cattle Producers

Nov 22, 2017 / In the News

Doc Talk (YouTube; Nov.  21) – Dr. Patrick Roady of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Illinois talks with Dr. Dan Thomson about how producers can use diagnostics with their veterinarian to get better answers to things that are going on in the farm or ranch.

Disease Study Part of Deer Hunting Season

Nov 20, 2017 / In the News

Chicago Sun-Times (Nov. 19) – At the deer check station in Livingston County, tongues were cut and put in numbered plastic bags for an ongoing genetics/CWD study by Nohra Mateus-Pinilla. All samples now go to the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of Illinois for testing.

Care for Pet’s Fractured Tooth

Nov 20, 2017 / In the News

News-Gazette (Nov. 19) – “All types of dogs and cats can fracture teeth. Cats are more likely to have injured teeth as a result of trauma, while dogs often cause damage chewing during play,” said Dr. Katherine Kling, a veterinarian at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana who is pursuing board certification in dentistry....

Emerging Osteosarcoma Treatments

Nov 15, 2017 / In the News

Journal of the AVMA (Nov. 15 ) – A Morris-funded study at the University of Illinois is examining the use of nanoparticles to deliver chemotherapeutic agents directly to osteosarcoma cells in the bone. Other studies are looking at pain control.