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The Ohio Veterinary Newsletter, distributed by the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine's Veterinary Extension Unit, has been revived, with the goal of providing relevant, research-based news on grants, research findings, opportunities and more to veterinarians across the state.
Dr. Ian Davis, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, gives his input on health experts' yearly battle in creating an effective human influenza vaccine in a recent Columbus Dispatch article, "Flu vaccines fighting a moving target."
Dr. Michael Oglesbee, chair and professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international, nonprofit organization founded in 1848 that's dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. It is the world’s largest general scientific organization.
Decorations sparkle with inviting lights…and tantalizing scents from special foods entice closer inspection. Unfortunately, a too-close encounter with holiday favorites may lead to an emergency trip for your favorite pet.
Volunteers from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, including students, faculty and staff as well as veterinarians from the local Columbus community helped perform spay/neuter surgeries and wellness checks to animals for Our Oath in Action Day – Ohio, a philanthropic event sponsored by the
Teaching first aid for animals: Dr. Ed Cooper, veterinary emergency services and critical care medicine specialist, conducted a pilot training session on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ohio Fire Academy (8895 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio) to provide an understanding of basic first aid and triage services for handlers of working dogs as well as first responders.
A global movement has created a day focused on giving to charities during the holiday shopping season: Giving Tuesday. Many people in the United States are familiar with Black Friday – the big shopping day after Thanksgiving.
Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are new additions to that tradition and in 2012, Giving Tuesday was established as a day dedicated to giving back.
Veterinary public health expert and professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes is the lead author of "The Global One Health Paradigm: Challenges and Opportunities for Tackling Infectious Diseases at the Human, Animal and Environment Interface in Low-Resource Settings," which was published Nov. 13 in Public Library of Science, Neglected Tropical Diseases.
News at the College and VMC
National Cancer Institute awards $8.6 million to retrovirus center
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. The investigative team, led by Director of the Center of Retrovirus Research and the project's principal investigator Dr.