April 2022

photos of eight swine veterinarians who were recognized at AASV

Seven College of Veterinary Medicine alumni and one current Master of Veterinary Science student were recognized at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) 55th annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., last weekend. Dr. Melissa Farber…
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Injured Eaglet Receives Care

April 18, 2022 / In the News

Commercial News (Danville, Ill.; April 15) – Illinois Raptor Center Program Director Jacques Nuzzo arrived from Decatur on Tuesday and took the eaglet that had fallen out of the nest to the University of Illinois…
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Diagnostic Lab Contributes Findings in Abuse Case

April 15, 2022 / In the News

Patch (April 14) – Both Otis and Bubba were sent to the University of Illinois Veterinary School for a necropsy, where it was determined that Otis died from canine parvovirus, starvation and rat poisoning. Bubba,…
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Anesthesia Team Aids Exotic Feline Dental Work

April 14, 2022 / In the News

WTWO/WAWV-TV (Terre Haute, Ind.; April 10) – Big cats at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center received dental care on Sunday. Members of the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation and the University of Illinois Anesthesia…
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ISVMA President Announces Healthy Pet Month

April 14, 2022 / In the News

riverbender.com (April 16) – April is Healthy Pet Month and the member veterinarians and certified veterinarian technicians of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA) want to remind pet owners of the importance of preventative…
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Grant Explores Approach for a ‘Universal’ Flu Vaccine

April 12, 2022 / Pathobiology

Dr. Zuckermann Receives Proof-of-Concept Grant Dr. Federico Zuckermann, pathobiology, and Dr. Stephen Sligar, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, were selected as awardees of the Illinois Proof-of-Concept program for their project entitled “A broadly protective…
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Preventing Ticks, Fleas, and Heartworms

April 11, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; April 8) – Dr. Justin Fehr, with the primary care service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine South Clinic, talks about how to prevent the problems caused by ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes…
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Virologist Comments on D.C. Fox and Rabies

April 07, 2022 / In the News

Slate (April 6) – The “gold standard” of rabies testing is testing the animal’s brain, including its cerebellum and brain stem, according to Dr. Leyi Wang, a veterinary virologist at the University of Illinois. If…
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