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Congratulations to Autumn 2009 graduates

Commencement was held Sunday, December 13

Commencement was held Sunday, December 13 in the Schottenstein Center on The Ohio State University Campus

Dr. Akikazu Ishihara received his Ph.D. in Veterinary Biosciences
Advisor: Dr. Alicia Bertone
Thesis: "Gene and cell-based BMP-2 and -6 gene therapy for equine bone regeneration"

Morris Animal Foundation awards go to Ohio State Veterinary Researchers

$1.2 million supports eight studies

The Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) has awarded researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State eight grants totaling more than $1.2 million dollars. Dogs, cats, horses and even alpacas are the beneficiaries of the studies that examine a variety of health issues, from the characterization of cancerous tumors to enriching the lives of animals housed in shelters.

Dr. Michael Lairmore Appointed as President of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Concurrent meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathologists in Monterey, CA

"Clipnosis" technique can calm cats in vet's office and at home

Information regarding new processes and procedures regarding indoor cats

By Emily Caldwell

Using clips to gently squeeze the skin at the back of a cat's neck before minor veterinary procedures or even a nail-trimming at home is an effective and pain-free way to humanely hold cats that might otherwise put up a fuss, according to a study conducted in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Study shows how normal cells influence tumor growth

Study researchers include Drs. Rosol and Stromberg, Department of Veterinary Biosciences

Animal Welfare Symposium

Presentations from October 16 event now available on line

SCAVMA Fundraiser nets over $700 for Shelter Outreach Services (SOS)

SOS is a non-profit veterinary clinic supporting shelters and low income families

Dr. Lonnie King Named Dean Effective September 1

Dr. Lonnie KingDr. Lonnie King has been appointed dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine effective September 1, 2009, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.

Microchips results in higher rate of return of shelter animals to owners

Dr. Linda LordCOLUMBUS, Ohio – Animals shelter officials housing lost pets that had been implanted with a microchip were able to find the owners in almost three out of four cases in a recently published national study.