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Cover of the Proceedings from ICSVD 2022

The 2022 NAPRRS/NC229 International Conference of Swine Viral Diseases, held December 2 through 4 in Chicago, Ill., attracted more than 170 participants. This is the premier conference for addressing viral disease threats facing pork production….
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Khan Family Gift Elevates Cancer Care for Pets

September 08, 2022 / General News

Business leader Shahid Khan, his wife Ann Margaret Khan, and their children Tony and Shanna Khan – all graduates of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – have made a gift of $15 million that will…
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[Max and owner; Dezzi, cancer survivors]

Canine Melanoma: The Max and Dezzi Success Stories

August 06, 2022 / Patient Stories

By Susan McKenna ‘Miracle’ Max The first sign that something was wrong with Max, a large, furry, mixed-breed black-and-brown rescue dog, was in early 2020 when his owner, Daniel Martin, was putting up a fence…
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[Dr. Rebecca Lee Smith in a field with trees]

Funding for Vector-borne Disease Center Renewed

July 26, 2022 / Pathobiology

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that funding for the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-borne Disease will be renewed for another 5 years. Professors Susan Paskewitz and Lyric Bartholomay co-direct the…
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Students Honored at Research Day 

May 05, 2022 / General News

On April 27, the College of Veterinary Medicine held its annual Research Day celebration, offering a showcase of research activity throughout the college and recognizing a number of graduate students for their research. 

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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