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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
SELECTED RECENT GRANT AWARDS
Phthalates and Ovarian Toxicity
J Flaws; $1,961,209; National Institutes of Health
The Role of Lpcat3 and Phospholipid Remodeling in Intestinal Homeostasis
B Wang; $660,020; National Institutes of Health
Ultraviolet Fluorescence of Lake Erie Watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon insularum) as a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Tool for Ophidiomycosis (Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola)
M Allender, K Vivirito; $5,000; Morris Animal Foundation Veterinary Scholars Program
Role of Glycine Decarboxylase in Regulating NMDA Receptor Function
U Rudolph; $699,988; National Institutes of Health
Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Feedback in Teaching
L Garrett; $900; American Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Educator Grant
Synovial Ossification in Osteoarthritis: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targeting
M Stewart; $29,850; Veterinary Orthopedic Society
Validation of Fine Needle Aspiration as a Minimally Invasive Sampling Method for Gene Expression Quantification of Pharmacogenetic Targets
J Reinhart, M Vieson; $5,979; American Kennel Club
Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Internship at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
D-L Agapis; $47,118; Maddie’s Fund
Anti-Inflammatory Endocannabinoids as Potential MS Therapeutics
A Das; $55,000; National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Synergizing Radiation-Induced Immunogenic Cell Death and Toll-like Receptor 9 Agonism to Generate Abscopal Effects in Canine Osteosarcoma
T Fan; $194,555; Morris Animal Foundation
Publications Recently Indexed in PubMed
The Current Landscape of Veterinary Compounding in the Veterinary Setting.
Gochenauer AE, Rishniw M, Holmes ER, Forsythe LR. Int J Pharm Compd. 2019 Sep-Oct;23(5):428-433. PMID: 31513543
The Current Landscape of Veterinary Compounding in the Pharmacy Setting.
Gochenauer AE, Holmes ER, Barber KE, Forsythe LR. Int J Pharm Compd. 2019 Sep-Oct;23(5):422-427. PMID: 31513542
Development and validation of a multivariate predictive model to estimate serum ionized calcium concentration from serum biochemical profile results in cats.
Hodgson N, McMichael MA, Jepson RE, Le Boedec K. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Sep 12. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15622. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31513308
A mechanism for the influence of the prenatal environment on adult fertility.
Warner GR, Flaws JA. Endocrinology. 2019 Aug 23. pii: en.2019-00508. doi: 10.1210/en.2019-00508. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 31504385
Effects of recombinant bovine interleukin-8 treatment on health, metabolism, and lactation performance in Holstein cattle IV: Insulin resistance, dry matter intake, and blood parameters.
Zinicola M, Batista CP, Bringhenti L, Meira EBS Jr, Lima FS, McDonough SP, Bicalho RC. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-0302(19)30777-5. doi: 10.3168/jds.2019-16337. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31495618
Clinical utility of urine specific gravity, electrical conductivity, and color as on-farm methods for evaluating urine concentration in dairy cattle.
Megahed AA, Grünberg W, Constable PD. J Vet Intern Med. 2019 May;33(3):1530-1539. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15502. Epub 2019 Apr 25. PMID: 31025445
Hybrid model intermediate between a laboratory and field study: A humane paradigm shift in feline research.
Fischer A, Benka VA, Briggs JR, Maki J, Morris KN, Myers KA, Rhodes L, Weedon GR,Levy JK. J Feline Med Surg. 2018 Sep;20(9):803-810. doi: 10.1177/1098612X18791872. Epub 2018 Jul 19. PMID: 30021502
Effectiveness of GonaCon as an immunocontraceptive in colony-housed cats.
Fischer A, Benka VA, Briggs JR, Driancourt MA, Maki J, Mora DS, Morris KN, Myers KA, Rhodes L, Vansandt LM, Weedon GR, Wolf J, Levy JK. J Feline Med Surg. 2018 Aug;20(8):786-792. doi: 10.1177/1098612X18758549. Epub 2018 Feb 21. PMID: 29463201