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Thanks to an $8.6 million program project grant from the National Cancer Institute, experts at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Retrovirus Research are closely studying retroviral forms of cancer in a five-year study, "Retrovirus Models of Cancer."
News at the College and VMC
Successful start to VMC Enhancement and Expansion
The official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the addition to the existing Hospital for Companion Animals at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took place on Sept. 5.
From the Director; Cardiology and Initerventional Medicine: Advanced Diagnostics and Treatments; Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine; Interventional Medicine; Cardiology Clinical Study Helps Rescued Lab Puppy; Welcome New faculty; Transitions and Departures; Welcome 2014 Residents; Welcome 2014 Interns
The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has given the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine a generous donation,continuing their long-standing relationship with the college, and supporting research to enhance the health and well-being of the Quarter Horse breed.
The Busack Family Scholarship was given out for the first time this year, thanks to Dr. Ron Busack, college alumnus and owner of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and Spa in Cleveland.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has a 90 percent fatality rate for horses that contract this virus, which is transmitted by infected mosquitos. The Perry Tribune, a Toledo, OH area newspaper reports four confirmed cases of EEE in horses in Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties. Ohio State Equine Field Service veterinarian Dr. Jon Yardley recommends vaccinating against this disease.
Phil Arkow to define role of health professionals in preventing violence & helping abuse victims
As the coordinator and co-founder of the National Link Coalition, which serves as the national resource center on the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, Phil Arkow knows quite a bit about cases of abuse, cruelty and neglect, as well as how veterinarians and other health professionals should handle them.
Dogs suffering from certain types of blood cancers may have
a new treatment alternative thanks to the collaborative work of cancer experts looking
for options that can
help all animals, including humans.
A new advertising campaign launched for the football season features great animals on the scoreboard in Ohio Stadium, as well as on television during Urban Meyer's weekly football show on WBNS-TV, Channel 10.
The campaign was made possible by a generous donor and supporter of the Veterinary Medical Center and College of Veterinary Medicine, and the :30 spots were produced by Bartha Video Productions.
On September 5, the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Veterinary Medical Center Expansion and Enhancement project. Prior to the ceremonial digging, more than 350 attendees were treated to the story of Maxwell, a bull mastiff diagnosed with a serious heart condition. Thanks to a collaboration between Dr. Brian Scansen, assistant professor, Cardiology and Interventional Medicine in the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center and Dr. John Cheatham, the George H.