November 2017

Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.; Sept. 26) – University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine I-Learning Center Director Dr. James Lowe said his opinion is that the matter is largely political, since the ivermectin trend is largely occurring in…
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Get to Know Alysha McDaniel

November 30, 2017 / Get to Know

Alysha McDaniel, certified veterinary technician at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Service, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for two and a half years. Using 10 words or less, describe…
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[Pretzel, a brain cancer patient treated with PAC-1)

PAC-1 Trial in Humans with Brain Cancer Extended

November 28, 2017 / General News

Dogs with brain tumors responded well to PAC-1 drug combo 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…
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[William Helferich, Jodi Flaws, James Hartman]

Study: Genistein May Adversely Affect Female Fertility

November 15, 2017 / Comparative Biosciences News

Genistein is found in dietary supplements Exposure to the phytoestrogen genistein prior to conception may adversely affect female fertility and pregnancy outcomes, depending on the dosage and duration of exposure, a new study in mice…
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Get to Know Heather Soder

November 10, 2017 / Get to Know

Heather Soder (wearing green in the photo), surgical vet tech II, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since 1996. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Creating…
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[13 fianlists in the Researach Live! 2017 competition]

Graduate Students Shine at Campus Competition

November 09, 2017 / Comparative Biosciences News

Vet Med Steals the Show The College of Veterinary Medicine continued its excellent showing at the Research Live! competition sponsored by the University of Illinois Graduate College. The competition, now in its third year, has…
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