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Work Builds on Earlier Breakthroughs Dr. Sumiti Vinayak has received a two-year, $426, 511 R21 ...
Many Rodent Studies Link Phthalates to Health Problems A phthalate found in many plastic and ...
Recent Contributions Focus on Endocannabinoids Aditi Das, assistant professor in the Department ...
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Findings may have broad translational potential A study led by Som Nanjappa at the University ...
Discovery at the College of Veterinary Medicine encompasses the spectrum of biomedical sciences.
The Office of Research and Advanced Studies serves a variety of functions:
- Serves as a resource to faculty and student researchers in the college;
- Administers the joint DVM/PhD Veterinary Medical Scholars Program;
- Administers the Summer Research Training Program for veterinary students;
- Oversees the college’s shared research equipment program;
- Administers the college’s internal research grants program;
- Organizes the annual Research Day program.
Research and graduate education occur within the three academic departments, listed below, with guidance and support from the Office of Research and Advanced Studies.
- Department of Comparative Biosciences
- Department of Pathobiology
- Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
To see the breadth of scholarly activity of college faculty, visit individual faculty biosketch pages or view the sampling of recent grants and publications below.
Selected Recent Grant Awards
DNA Methylation Inhibitor Therapy for Testicular Cancer
M Spinella, S Spinella; $503,327; National Institutes of Health
Study the Role of hnRNP I in Downregulating TLR Signaling and Inducing Intestinal Epithelial Immune Tolerance
W Mei; $75,210; National Institutes of Health
T1 Mapping and Calculation of Extracellular Volume Fraction in Cats with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
R Fries, S Keating, J Vitt; $33,850; Winn Feline Foundation
COTC026: Evaluation of a Recombinant, Attenuated Listeria monocytogenes Expressing a Chimeric Human HER2/neu Protein in Dogs with Osteosarcoma in the Adjuvant Setting
T Fan; $585,144; Morris Animal Foundation
Metagenomic Investigation into the Cause of Shell Disease in Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata)
K Terio, D Woodburn; $20,567; Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Conditional Protein Degradation Tool for Cryptosporidium
S Vinayak; $100,000; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Snake Fungal Disease Survey: Natural Resource Manager Training and Data Collection
M Allender; $106,631; Department of Defense
Physical Chemistry of Herpesvirus Infectivity
A Evilevitch; $389,676; National Science Foundation
Phthalate Exposure and Hot Flashes in Midlife Women
J Flaws, R Smith; $851,639; National Institutes of Health
The Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence for Vector-borne Diseases
M O’Hara; $692,255; Centers for Disease Control
Publications Recently Indexed in PubMed
Considerations for studying transmission of antimicrobial resistant enteric bacteria between wild birds and the environment on intensive dairy and beef cattle operations.
Tormoehlen K, Johnson-Walker YJ, Lankau EW, Myint MS, Herrmann JA. PeerJ. 2019 Feb 27;7:e6460. doi: 10.7717/peerj.6460. eCollection 2019. PMID: 30834183
Florida Arsenic Distribution Index: Quantifying the Distribution of Past and Present Arsenic Usage.
Scott-Richardson M, O’Hara Ruiz M, Smith RL. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 1;16(5). pii: E744. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16050744. PMID: 30832240
Low fat but not soy protein isolate was an effective intervention to reduce nonalcoholic fatty liver disease progression in C57BL/6J mice: monitored by a novel quantitative ultrasound (QUS) method.
Rowles JL 3rd, Han A, Miller RJ, Kelly JR, Applegate CC, Wallig MA, O’Brien WD Jr, Erdman JW Jr. Nutr Res. 2018 Dec 14;63:95-105. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2018.12.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30824402
Immune-Mediated Central Nervous System Disease-Current Knowledge and Recommendations.
Vitale S, Foss K. Top Companion Anim Med. 2019 Mar;34:22-29. doi: 10.1053/j.tcam.2018.11.003. Epub 2018 Dec 4. Review. PMID: 30808493
Evaluation of 3 esterase tests for the diagnosis of subclinical mastitis at dry-off and freshening in dairy cattle.
Kandeel SA, Megahed AA, Ebeid MH, Constable PD. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Feb;102(2):1402-1416. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-14345. Epub 2018 Dec 24. PMID: 30591327
The spread of bovine tuberculosis in Canadian shared pastures: Data, model, and simulations.
Rossi G, Aubry P, Dubé C, Smith RL. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jan;66(1):562-577. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13066. Epub 2018 Dec 1. PMID: 30407739
Synergetic action between the rumen microbiota and bovine health.
Zeineldin M, Barakat R, Elolimy A, Salem AZM, Elghandour MMY, Monroy JC. Microb Pathog. 2018 Nov;124:106-115. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2018.08.038. Epub 2018 Aug 20. Review. PMID: 30138752
Milk microbiome and bacterial load following dry cow therapy without antibiotics in dairy cows with healthy mammary gland.
Bonsaglia ECR, Gomes MS, Canisso IF, Zhou Z, Lima SF, Rall VLM, Oikonomou G, Bicalho RC, Lima FS. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 14;7(1):8067. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08790-5. PMID: 28808353