Gemma's face up close

A New Face, and New Hope, for Gemma

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Dog found with severe facial injuries receives reconstructive surgery Written by Meghan Lepisto Gemma’s journey begins in Doha, Qatar, found in the stairwell of an industrial area with ghastly injuries to her face. It ends in …

Seth Eaton

New Faculty Focus: Seth Eaton

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Seth Eaton: clinical assistant professor, Comparative Ophthalmology, Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa. Educational/professional background: VMD, DACVO Previous position: Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Ocular Services On Demand  LLC; Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, School …

Dog with deformed front legs smiles happily

Patient Profile: A Rare Jem

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When Jason Bleedorn first met Jem, he saw that the pup’s front legs “curved inward like a banana.” A young rescue dog from Indiana, Jem had a bone deformity in both front legs, likely stemming …

UW–Madison, Local Startup Testing a One-Two Punch Against Hard-To-Heal Wounds

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Millions of people with severe burns or diabetic skin ulcers could benefit from an experimental enhancement to a next-generation covering that is already healing difficult wounds. A $1.5 million, two-year Small Business Innovation Research grant announced today will test whether adding gallium metal ions to an ultra-thin material carrying antimicrobial silver can defeat the “biofilms” that shield bacteria from antibiotics. Under the new grant, silver plus gallium will be tested on full-thickness wounds in the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.