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Discovery at the College of Veterinary Medicine encompasses the spectrum of biomedical sciences.
The Office of Research and Advanced Studies serves a variety of functions:
- Serves as a resource to faculty and student researchers in the college;
- Administers the joint DVM/PhD Veterinary Medical Scholars Program;
- Administers the Summer Research Training Program for veterinary students;
- Oversees the college’s shared research equipment program;
- Administers the college’s internal research grants program;
- Organizes the annual Research Day program.
Research and graduate education occur within the three academic departments, listed below, with guidance and support from the Office of Research and Advanced Studies.
- Department of Comparative Biosciences
- Department of Pathobiology
- Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
To see the breadth of scholarly activity of college faculty, visit individual faculty biosketch pages or view the sampling of recent grants and publications below.
Selected Recent Grant Awards
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Toxicology.
Flaws, J, $54,120, National Institutes of Health.
Carboplatin-Impregnated Calcium Sulfate Hemihydrate Beads: a Cost-Effective, Local Treatment for Feline Injection Site-Associated Sarcoma.
Maxwell, E, $11,383, American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Nannizziopsiaceae sp. Infection in Aquatic Chelonians.
Terio K and Woodburn D, $100,000, Morris Animal Foundation.
Enhancing Undergraduate Research: Genome Data Mining to Define the Fungal Agglutinin-Like Sequence Family.
Hoyer L, $475,800, National Institutes of Health.
Using Optical Coherence Tomography for Margin Evaluation of Canine Mammary Tumors and Soft Tissue Sarcomas.
Selmic L, $46,358, American Kennel Club.
Biomechanical and Genetic Risk Factors for Osteochondrosis in Standardbred Pacers and Trotters.
McCoy A, $81,305, Morris Animal Foundation.
Sterilization of 1,000 Feral and Free-Roaming Cats While Training Fourth-Year Veterinary Students.
Weedon GR, $29,950, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Biomechanical Comparison of Equine Arytenoid Cartilage Stabilization by Standard Laryngoplasty and Modified Laryngoplasty Using a Toggle Technique.
Gutierrez-Nibeyro S, $4,860, Morris Animal Foundation.
Biochemical Mechanism of CYP2J2 Epoxygenase.
Das A, $308,000, American Heart Association.