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Yasuko Rikihisa, professor of veterinary biosciences at Ohio State University, is lead author of a research study that appears online this week in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study shows bacteria that cause the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis in humans create their own food supply by hijacking a process in host cells that normally should help kill the patho
Dec. 7 Skull Session Celebration to honor Buckeye football champions
Join the Skull Session Celebration for the undefeated 12-0 Buckeye Football Team at St. John Arena on Friday, December 7, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The program will feature a concert by the OSU Marching Band and a performance by the OSU Spirit Squads to honor Coach Urban Meyer and the 12-0 undefeated and Leaders Division champion Buckeye Football Team! The public is welcome, and free tickets can be reserved in advance.
A tiny DNA gene chip that holds thousands of genes from a single animal was invented right here at Ohio State.
The feline leukemia vaccine was developed at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine several decades ago. Since then, it has provided protection for hundreds of thousands of cats. What was once the leading cause of death in cats is now highly preventable.
With the realization that nearly 70 percent of human emerging diseases, including foodborne pathogens, are likely to be zoonotic (transmitted from animals to humans), The Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health have recently opened the admissions process to the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) specialization towards the Master of Public Health degree (MPH).
Dr. Papenfuss Awarded One-Year NBF Grant; Dr. Robert Hamlin Will Join the Board of Directors for the Society of Pharmacology (SPS); Dr. Laura Rush to Receive Distinguished Alumna Award; VBS Highlights for November; Announcements; Wellness News: November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Amanda Sherman, a fourth-year veterinary student, was the lead author of an article published online and scheduled for later print publication in the journal Veterinary Ophthalmology. The article was written in collaboration with several researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Alumni reception set for AAEP annual conference
At this year's American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) annual conference, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host an Alumni Reception on Monday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802, in Grand Ballroom Salon D. Invitations for the reception will be emailed in early November.
Heather Stone, a Captain in the US Army Reserve who received both her DVM and MPH-VPH degrees from Ohio State, served as veterinarian and officer-in-charge in a Veterinary Civic Action Program October 22-28 in the town of Hirna, Ethiopia.
Ohio State researchers are integrating studies of anticancer drugs for canines into the development of drugs for humans for the benefit of both.