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Funding continuation from the National Institutes of Health

Ohio State’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) announced continuation of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The College of Veterinary Medicine is well-represented within the center.

Veterinary Medical Center in Dublin adds surgery services

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center has added two experienced board-certified surgeons to their emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in Dublin, Ohio. Drs. Laurent Guiot and Reunan Guillou joined the practice during the summer and now provide surgical services daily. Proficient in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, they also have special interests in minimally invasive fracture repair, arthroscopy and total joint replacement.

Dr. Cooper quoted in multiple Dispatch articles

An article in the Columbus Dispatch on Saturday, September 28 reported on dog owners who claimed their dogs had ingested rat poison, "Rat poison turning up in Clintonville dogs." Dr. Ed Cooper, head of the Emergency and Critical Care service in the VMC described three different types of poison and the symptoms dogs may exhibit after ingesting each of the different substances.

Dr. Belknap featured in Heart of Phoenix YouTube video

Dr. James Belknap, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and equine surgeon at the Galbreath Equine Center, was highlighted in a YouTube video recently posted by the Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue (http://wvhorserescue.org/).

Annual "Colerain Day," scheduled Friday, September 27

Veterinary students from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State will spend the morning with students at Colerain Elementary School in Columbus onColerain Day Friday, September 27 from 9:30-11:30am. At Colerain, they call it "Veterinary Day," ane students look forward to this fun event.

Veterinary students welcome Tim Harrison, animal rescue expert

The Elephant in the Living RoomTim Harrison, director of Outreach for Animals, was featured in the acclaimed documentary film,

Finding the cause of severe dog illness

Several dogs have become severely ill in the past few weeks, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture is working to determine the cause. A suspected emerging virus may be the culprit, although many more tests will be required. Click here to read more of the story.

 

Here is an updated news story from the September 14 The Columbus Dispatch

Researcher develops innovative vaccine for profit-draining swine virus

An Ohio State researcher has created a unique vaccine to protect swine from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, a viral disease that causes directGourapura losses to U.S. swine producers to the tune of $664 million a year.

Dr. Saif is elected to Hall of Honor

Congratulations to Dr. Mo Saif, emeritus faculty member and former director of the Food Animal Health Research Program (FAHRP) in Wooster. He wasDr. Mo Saif elected to the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Hall of Honor this year in conjunction with the 18TH WVPA Congress held in in Nantes, France.