The Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Nov. 12) – Dr. Loukia Agapis from the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, talks about a recent animal service trip to Greece.
JAVMA (Dec. 1) – Among current research efforts, a team at the University of Illinois is studying the approach of placing beads under cats’ skin to administer carboplatin to tumors but not to other parts of the body. https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/181201e.aspx
News-Gazette (Nov. 11) – “For the past year, we have begun to notice a trend of dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs that do not typically develop DCM,” said Dr. Ryan Fries, a board-certified cardiologist at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. The one linking factor: a grain-free diet based on exotic ingredients. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-11-12/pet-talk-food-thought-grain-free-diets.html
Catster (Nov. 8) – “In cat cancer research there are so many unanswered questions … from a research standpoint, this is exciting,” says Alycen Lundberg, DVM, who is currently pursuing a PhD focused on feline oral cancer at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. https://www.catster.com/cat-health-care/advancements-in-fighting-feline-cancer
WCIA-TV News (Nov. 2) – Caroline Tonozzi, DVM, of UI Vet Med, shows how chips are scanned. “It tells you the animal’s name and the name, address and contact information of the person it’s registered to.” https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/problems-protecting-pets-with-microchips/1566782625
Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Nov. 5) – The recently retired Dr. Bob Weedon describes the goals and activities of the shelter medicine program at Illinois. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc4e_BjVnvg&index=2&list=PL9CXT6I6PY03BrdcRsQa5zYezLgIWg-aZ&t=0s
Iowa Ag Connection (Nov. 2) – Congratulations to Illinois alumnus, Dr. Andrew Hennenfent (DVM ’12). He has been hired as the new Emergency Management Coordinator for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. According to Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, “Dr. Hennenfent has broad experience as a public health veterinarian that will be...
ciLiving (Nov. 2) – Dr. Alison Masyr talks about a new clinical trial for cats that have lung cancer. The compound–called IB-DNQ (isobutyl-deoxynyboquinone)–was used in an earlier trial focused on cats with mouth cancer and is now being used in this new lung cancer trial. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving/clinical-trial-for-cats-with-lung-cancer-seeks-candidates/1569155992
The Paw Report (WEIU-TV; Oct. 29) – Dr. Kim Selting, from the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital explains how radiation therapy is being used to treat animals with cancer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIbuSNJRNHQ&index=3&list=PL9CXT6I6PY03BrdcRsQa5zYezLgIWg-aZ&t=0s
News-Gazette (Oct. 28) – Dr. Ashley Mitek at the UI College of Veterinary Medicine spoke with veterinary neurologists and parasitologists to prepare an update for pet owners regarding the recent FDA alert about the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-10-29/pet-talk-alert-flea-tick-medications.html Also in:...