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WOOSTER, Ohio - An Ohio State University animal health expert with Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is available to comment on the swine flu outbreak.
The center's Food Animal Health Research Program is the only Ohio State lab working on swine flu, said Mo Saif, head of the program and assistant dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The program's interest mainly lies in the transmission of influenza viruses between different species including poultry and swine.
Last Thursday the 2009 Center for Retrovirus Research Distinguished Research Career Award was presented to Dr. Irvin S. Y. Chen, Director of the UCLA AIDS Institute and Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine at the UCLS School of Medicine. Dr. Chen is an internationally renowned investigator in cancer and AIDS research, and has made significant scientific contributions to the study of the human retroviruses. Dr.
Each year veterinary students from across the country compete to raise money for the Josh Project Charity. All efforts culminate at the SAVMA symposium where the winners are announced. The Ohio State's SCAVMA chapter started fundraising last year and was awarded third place nationally at this year's Symposium held at Ohio State. Go Bucks!
Dr. Mary Scollay presented, "Horse Racing at the Crossroads and in the Crosshairs"
Columbus, OH -- Cada año el Dr. Guillermo Couto y un grupo de estudiantes de la Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria de la Universidad Estatal de Ohio, viaja al refugio animal Scooby, en Medina del Campo, España. Y mientras prestan ayuda a animales heridos y a Galgos (Greyhound español), también establecen buenas relaciones con veterinarios y estudiantes españoles, algunos con un nivel limitado de inglés.
Columbus, OH -- Each year Dr. Guillermo Couto and a team of veterinary students from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine travel to the Scooby Animal Shelter, in Medina del Campo, Spain. And while they give aid to injured animals and Greyhounds - "Galgos" in Spain - they also forge relationships with Spanish veterinarians and students who speak limited English.