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Abby Hwang is a graduate student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.

Studies that have had a significant impact on society always start with a sufficient understanding of fundamental science in the field. Therefore, I believe that my research will contribute to a better understanding of basic cell, developmental, and reproductive biology. In addition, I hope it would become a cornerstone for knowledge and medications that contribute to human and animal life.

Dr. Megan Mahoney and Katherine Hatcher

Mahoney Receives Research Funding from Carle Illinois

September 29, 2017 / General News

Dr. Megan Mahoney, associate professor of comparative biosciences, will receive $50,000 from a Carle Foundation and University of Illinois initiative for a research project that will focus on the impact of hormonal changes and environmental…
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Study: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Inflammation via Cannabinoids

July 19, 2017 / Comparative Biosciences News

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol, is responsible for some of its…
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Five Veterinary Faculty Among Medical College Inaugural 100

May 08, 2017 / Comparative Biosciences News

Five faculty members in the College of Veterinary Medicine are among the 100 prominent researchers, administrators, and medical professionals named to the faculty of the new Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based…
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Illinois Part of New Center Focused on Vector-Borne Disease

February 19, 2017 / Pathobiology

Illinois research to address regional health concerns The University of Illinois is among a consortium of Midwestern universities in a new federally funded center created to fight diseases spread by insect vectors, especially mosquitoes and…
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