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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
Lower urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in cats: Clinical findings, treatments, and outcomes in 118 cases.
Griffin MA, Culp WTN, Giuffrida MA, Ellis P, Tuohy J, Perry JA, Gedney A, Lux CN, Milovancev M, Wallace ML, Hash J, Mathews K, Liptak JM, Selmic LE, Singh A, Palm CA, Balsa IM, Mayhew PD, Steffey MA, Rebhun RB, Burton JH, Kent MS.J Vet Intern Med. 2019 Nov 13. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15656. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31721288
Key Aspects of Donkey and Mule Reproduction.
Canisso IF, Panzani D, Miró J, Ellerbrock RE. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2019 Dec;35(3):607-642. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2019.08.014. Review. PMID: 31672204
Donkey and Mule Behavior.
McLean AK, Navas González FJ, Canisso IF. Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2019 Dec;35(3):575-588. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2019.08.010. Review. PMID: 31672203
Long-term outcome after stifle arthroscopy in 82 Western performance horses (2003-2010).
McCoy AM, Smith RL, Herrera S, Kawcak CE, McIlwraith CW, Goodrich LR. Vet Surg. 2019 Aug;48(6):956-965. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13241. Epub 2019 Jun 14. PMID: 31199028
The utility of intraoperative impression smear cytology of intracranial granular cell tumors: Three cases.
Levitin HA, Foss KD, Hague DW, Connolly SL, Vieson M, Wycislo KL, Lezmi S, Lovett MC. Vet Clin Pathol. 2019 Jun;48(2):282-286. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12732. Epub 2019 May 6. PMID: 31062410
Bisphenol A and Phthalates: How Environmental Chemicals Are Reshaping Toxicology.
Warner GR, Flaws JA. Toxicol Sci. 2018 Dec 1;166(2):246-249. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfy232. No abstract available. PMID: 30496570
Diffusion of enrofloxacin to pregnancy fluids and effects on fetal cartilage after intravenous administration to late pregnant mares.
Ellerbrock RE, Canisso IF, Roady PJ, Rothrock LT, Zhong L, Wilkins P, Dirikolu L, Lima FS, Honoroto J. Equine Vet J. 2019 Jul;51(4):544-551. doi: 10.1111/evj.13044. Epub 2019 Jan 2. PMID: 30449030
Using Experimental Models to Assess Effects of Bisphenol A (BPA) and Phthalates on the Placenta: Challenges and Perspectives.
Strakovsky RS, Schantz SL. Toxicol Sci. 2018 Dec 1;166(2):250-268. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfy224. Review. PMID: 30203063
Structural basis of host ligand specificity change of GII porcine noroviruses from their closely related GII human noroviruses.
Yang Y, Xia M, Wang L, Arumugam S, Wang Y, Ou X, Wang C, Jiang X, Tan M, Chen Y, Li X. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):1642-1657. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2019.1686335. PMID: 31711377