February 2019

Pork magazine (May 17) – Although the lessons learned are different for each stakeholder group, Yvette Johnson-Walker, DVM, and senior lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois College of…
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[Dr. Carol Maddox]

Maddox Named Pathobiology Interim Head

February 09, 2019 / General News

Search for Full-Time Head Open Now In January, Dr. Carol Maddox took on the role of interim head of the Department of Pathobiology. Dr. Maddox, who joined the college faculty in 2000, is currently a…
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[Dr. Jodi Flaws and graduate student Katie Chiang]

Phthalate May Impair Fertility in Female Mice

February 07, 2019 / Comparative Biosciences News

Many Rodent Studies Link Phthalates to Health Problems A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found…
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Uwe Rudolph Among Top Research Recruits at Illinois

February 04, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (Feb. 4) – Seven professors with more than $28 million worth of research power will join the University of Illinois faculty this year under a new program designed to recruit some of the world’s…
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Links Between Pet Obesity and Human Obesity

February 01, 2019 / In the News

The 21st (WILL-AM 580; Jan. 31) – Dr. John Herrmann talks about the complex etiologies causing obesity in human and companion animal populations. https://will.illinois.edu/player/audio/asian-american-politics-hit-the-wall-pet-obesity (interview starts at minute 35)