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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. 

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Grad Student Appreciation: Matheus Passos Barbosa

October 27, 2021 / Research News

What is your academic background? (Where did you get your undergraduate/other degrees?)   I am originally from Brazil where I studied Veterinary Medicine (2012-2018) and completed a Residency Program in Clinical Medicine of Domestic Carnivores (2018-2020),…
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[Dr. Julie Nguyen]

Shared Laboratory Manager Stands Out

October 20, 2021 / Research News

Dr. Julie Nguyen’s denim blue overalls stood out as she walked through the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. In an environment filled with doctors and clinical students dressed in scrubs, her attire is not…
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[Agrawal, Varga, Yudhanto]

Advancing Health by the Numbers

October 13, 2021 / Pathobiology

As a veterinary epidemiologist, Dr. Csaba Varga is used to dealing with large data sets. But whether he is analyzing how location affects the risk of people getting a foodborne disease in a city or…
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Dr. Qiao Wins Toxicology Research Award

May 09, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Dr. Joe (Huanyu) Qiao, an assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, has won the Early Career Toxicologist Award from the Midwest regional chapter of the Society of Toxicology. The award, which honors an…
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[headshots of 10 student winners from swine meeting]

Illinois Students Repeat Strong Showing at AASV

March 24, 2021 / General News

Students Selected to Present Original Research For the second year in a row, students from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine snagged the lion’s share of the spots for student research presentations at…
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Aditi Das

Lipid Metabolites Target Pain, Inflammatory Pathways in Neurons

February 10, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Findings May Lead to Opioid Alternatives When modified using a process known as epoxidation, two naturally occurring lipids are converted into potent agents that target multiple cannabinoid receptors in neurons, interrupting pathways that promote pain…
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Yee Ming Khaw and Makoto Inoue

Childhood Trauma Could Play Role in Multiple Sclerosis

February 09, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Mouse Study Suggests Treatment Approach Childhood trauma could affect the trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and response to treatment in adulthood, a recent study in mice found. Mice that had experienced stress when young were…
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