December 2021

Dr. Coretta Patterson and Dr. Christina Tran

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Today 33 U.S. institutions grant veterinary degrees. That number will rise to 34 this fall, when the first-ever veterinary college in Puerto Rico opens….
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Congratulations to Peyton Hopkins!

December 28, 2021 / Uncategorized

Peyton earned Distinction for research in MCB for fall 2021.  This honor will appear on his official University of Illinois transcript and on his diploma. This is certainly an accomplishment worth celebrating! Peyton will be…
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Congratulations to Peyton Hopkins!

December 28, 2021 / Uncategorized

Peyton earned Distinction for research in MCB for fall 2021.  This honor will appear on his official University of Illinois transcript and on his diploma. This is certainly an accomplishment worth celebrating! Peyton will be…
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COVID Advice for the Holidays

December 22, 2021 / In the News

WCIA-TV News (Dec. 20) – Dr. Rebecca Smith explained how viruses mutate and how less infections will mean less mutations. She said the COVID booster shot creates a “broader range of antibodies” to control the…
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New Technology Visualizes Cellular Activity

December 20, 2021 / In the News

Grainger College of Engineering (Dec. 20) – Professor Qian Chen uses a technique called liquid-phase transmission electron microscopy (TEM) to capture movies of nanomaterials and living cells as they move and interact. Chen’s partner in…
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Ovary Problems in Horses

December 20, 2021 / In the News

The Horse (Dec. 19) – Dr. Giorgia Podico describes a case involving an ovarian hematoma, and other ovarian problems that occur in mares. “At her arrival we did another thorough work-up for colic,” Podico says….
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ISVMA Announces Awards, Board Changes

December 17, 2021 / In the News

Southland Journal (Robbins, Ill.; Dec. 17) – Faculty, alumni, and current students from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine were recognized with awards and scholarships at the recent virtual conference of the Illinois…
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COVID in White-tailed Deer

December 17, 2021 / In the News

Daily Illini (Dec. 16) – White-tailed deer in Illinois and other states can be infected with COVID-19, and Illinois researchers have concerns about how humans passed on the virus and what it means for the…
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Get to Know Dr. Kim Selting

December 15, 2021 / In the News

Origin Stories (podcast; Nov. 19) – Dr. Kim Selting, veterinary radiation oncologist, appeared on two podcasts (“Your Pet Matters” and “The Collaborative Vet”) with Michael (Dr. T) Tokiwa to discuss the partnership between general practitioners…
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Getting from Pale to Hale with Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a relatively common life-threatening condition seen in small animal practice. Dogs are far more commonly affected than cats. Successful management begins with a thorough assessment of the patient to characterize…
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