Veterinary medical student Samantha McGill, Class of 2014, was given the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award at the 2013 Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas on Feb. 19. Bestowed this year upon 35 students from veterinary medical schools throughout North … Continue reading
The public is invited to help welcome the cows back to campus as UW-Madison dedicates its refurbished Dairy Cattle Center on Saturday, March 9. Doors at the facility at 1815 Linden Dr. will be open to the public from 9-11:30 … Continue reading
After a voluntary hiatus of more than a year, avian influenza transmission studies may soon resume at UW-Madison’s Influenza Research Institute (IRI) as the National Institutes of Heath (NIH) last week issued a new framework for vetting such experiments. The … Continue reading
The National Institutes of Health has named Franziska B. Grieder, M.S. 1987, Ph.D. 1989, as director of the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP). ORIP supports the development of and access to resources for biomedical research as well as the … Continue reading
In feudal-age Japan, cunning, unorthodox mercenaries known as ninjas were notorious for using disguise, deception, and stealth to infiltrate enemy fortifications. In the world of modern parasites, certain organisms—dubbed “ninja parasites” by Dr. Timothy Yoshino—use similar tactics, in a biological … Continue reading
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurological disorder that affects 5 out of every 100,000 people worldwide and proves fatal in most patients within 3 to 5 years of diagnosis. The most frequent cause … Continue reading
Major medical breakthroughs happen everyday, and not just for us but for our pets too. Some of these advancements are right here in Southeast Wisconsin’s own backyard. We recently traveled to Madison to see how new modern technology is saving … Continue reading
MADISON – A bird flu virus at the center of an international debate sits in a padlocked freezer, deep inside a University of Wisconsin-Madison lab, waiting for new government guidelines that will allow researchers to continue unlocking its secrets.
Several years ago, Eugene Meyer and his daughter Christine honored the passing of their beloved wife and mother Elaine with a gift to the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. With their gift, they established the Elaine Meyer Memorial Scholarship Fund, … Continue reading
UW’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital offers unique and live-saving program for animals.