April 2023

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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Recent Posts



Mouse Model Mimics Age-Related Cognitive Decline

April 28, 2023 / In the News

Medical XPress (Douglas, Isle of Man, April 27) – In a recently published paper, researchers from the U. of I.’s department of comparative biosciences describe how they were able to inhibit the activity of a…
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Annie Davis with block I

SAVMA Symposium: A Look into a Veterinary Conference

April 26, 2023 / Student Blogs

SAVMA Symposium, an international conference for veterinary students, welcomed students and vendors from Tennessee, St. Kitts, Washington, Indiana, Arizona, and more! This year, the University of Illinois was lucky enough to host the SAVMA Symposium…
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Dardi Miller with dogs, Bella and Daisy Mae

Get to Know Dardi Miller

April 26, 2023 / Get to Know

Dardi Miller pictured above with dogs, Bella and Daisy Mae, began as VADDS IT Support for the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in 2020. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I began working…
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‘Making Young Mice Old’ … in a Matter of Three Weeks

April 26, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

In a paper recently published in PNAS Nexus, researchers from the Department of Comparative Biosciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe how they were able to inhibit the activity of a specific neuronal cell…
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Khan, a Belgian Malinois, sitting in the grass

The Amazing Khan: His Legacy Fights On

April 25, 2023 / Giving Stories

A Dog That Loved Life The dog that made such a big impact on Jack and Sue came into their lives on August 13, 2016. A foster dog from the American Belgian Malinois Rescue, he…
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Drs Annette McCoy, Kari Foss, Natasha Olby, and Peter Constable

College Research Day Highlights Students

April 21, 2023 / General News

The annual Research Day celebration at the College of Veterinary Medicine took place on April 19. Dr. Annette McCoy, associate professor of equine surgery, coordinated the event and served as master of ceremonies. She noted,…
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Dr. Rebecca Smith

Get to Know Becky Smith

April 19, 2023 / Get to Know

Dr. Becky Smith is an associate professor who began working at the college in 2014. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I joined the college in 2014, as an assistant professor….
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