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Thanks to The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, a feline leukemia vaccine was commercially developed in 1984. The Columbus Dispatch wrote an article featuring this breakthrough to help celebrate the bicentennial of Columbus. Click here to read more.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State has published an op-ed piece in Huffington Post called "The Age of Contagion." Emerging infectious diseases are typcially zoonotic - starting in an animal population and moving to people. This threat to public health must be met with new methods of research for detection, prevention, and cures.
For Broad University Messaging (websites have not been updated as of yet, but will by this weekend)
Major Road Closures on 11/10 for Ohio State Four Miler Event - Plan for Significant Traffic, Parking, CABS Impacts
Veterinarians and pet owners are being asked to contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to assist with an on-going investigation into suspected contamination of jerky treats. The story on their website "Why are jerky treats making pets sick?" references an investigation that started in 2007, when reports first began to surface linking symptoms of illness to consumption of jerky treats, some of which were manufactured in China.
It’s that time of year again in central Ohio – the prospect of fall is on the horizon, bringing with it crisp, cool weather, a new academic semester, and Buckeye football, among other things.
On Friday, October 18 four alumni of the College of Veterinary Medicine and two faculty members in the Veterinary Medical Center recieved special recognition from the Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society as part of the festivities of Reunion-Homecoming Weekend. Alumni Society Recognition Award winners include: Dr. Maurice H. Docton, Class of 1978; Dr. Martin P. Hines, Class of 1946; Dr. Michael Hockman, Class of 1966; and Dr. Stephen M. Reed, Class of 1976.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State is being featured as a "Top Veterinary Professor."
This new on-line blog was developed by a new website called "VetTechCollege.com," which offers links to veterinary careers.
Dr. Thomas Rosol recently met with the AVMA Council on Research in Washington, D. C. The council members met with congressional legislative representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for three initiatives including the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act (HR1528/S1171), the USDA Research Enterprise and the Farm Bill, and NIH Research and Veterinary Medicine.
Dean Lonnie King participated in the first Wooster Science Café. Click here to listen to his discussion of the “Perfect Microbial Storm,” which explains the new threat of emerging infectious diseases across the United States. Many viruses now spreading illnesses in animals and people are new to North America. Dr.
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.