2012 News

BIOS Newsletter: September 2012

Dr. Tracey Papenfuss awarded a two-year NIH R21 grant; VBS highlights for September; Announcements; Wellness News...

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Autumn 2012

News

  • Ohio State Health Science Deans Visited Partner Institutes in Ethiopia
  • CVM led “One Health” Summer Institute in Eastern Africa
  • CVM hosting three Brazilian Visiting Scholars under the Science without Borders (SWB) Program
  • CVM Professional Students Completed Summer 2012 Global Service Learning Projects
  • VPM inducted new adjunct faculty members of Global Consortium
  • CVM Global Health Program Activities Highlighted in CVM Open House 2012
  • Funding News
    • WHO AGISAR and OSU-CVM partnership
    • US State Department funding
  • Funding and other Opportunities in Global Health

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: September 2012

News at the College

NorthstarBadly burned horse making progress at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center, faces long road to recovery

A 6-year-old American Paint Horse named Northstar was deliberately doused in an unknown accelerant and set on fire the weekend of Aug.

September - October 2012

From the Director; New VMC satellite clinic; Greyhound Health and Wellness Program at Ohio State; Equine MRI; Welcome new faculty; Welcome new Interns and Residents; 

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Badly burned horse making progress at Ohio State’s Veterinary Medical Center, faces long road to recovery

NorthstarA 6-year-old American Paint Horse named Northstar was deliberately doused in an unknown accelerant and set on fire the weekend of Aug. 25 in Crawford County, PA, sustaining first, second, and third-degree burns to approximately 40 percent of his body.

Equine MRI Now Available

The Galbreath Equine Center now offers a mobile equine MRI service, open to both VMC patients and outside practitioners. Through an agreement with MREquine, a mobile high-field MRI unit will be available at the center at least once a month as needed. The unit was at the VMC for the first time on August 20-21.

Join the 3rd Annual Steps For Sarcoma!

The 3rd annual Steps for Sarcoma 5K/ 1 mile Run/Walk event will be held on Sunday, September 16 2013 at Thompson Park in Upper Arlington. The event helps raise awareness of this disease as well as much-needed research dollars that benefit the Orthopaedic Sarcoma Research Fund at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Last years event raised more than $25,000 and had over 450 participants.

Congratulations to the Pelotonia Riders and Supporters!

With the roadside lined by cheering supporters, on Saturday, August 11, riders made the glorious pass across the finish line of the fourth annual Pelotonia bike ride.  The bike ride raises money to support cancer research at The Ohio State University James Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute.

This year, thanks to the hard work and dedication of individual riders, virtual riders, and volunteers, to date, the College of Veterinary Medicine Peloton has raised $26,335.14, surpassing their committed amount of $25,400.

Dr. Schuenemann receives USDA-NIFA grant

Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann and his collaborators, along with Texas A&M and other universities, were recently awarded a grant from the USDA-NIFA for $3 million. Dr Schuenemann, Dairy Extension Veterinarian and assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, received $344,000 for his portion of the project titled “Genomic Selection for Improved Fertility of Dairy Cows with Emphasis on Cyclicity and Pregnancy”. We would like to congratulate Dr. Schuenemann on this research accomplishment!