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But for Ohio State - The feline leukemia virus would still be the leading cause of death for cats.

But for Ohio State - The feline leukemia virus would still be the leading cause of death for catsThe 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.

The Veterinary Public Health Program is now receiving application for the Cohort of 2013

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). 

BIOS Newsletter: November 2012

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

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Vet student publishes article in Veterinary Ophthalmology journal

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.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: October - November 2012

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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.

Grad leads veterinary mission in Ethiopia

Heather StoneHeather 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 canine anticancer drug research has human-health impact

Ohio State researchers are integrating studies of anticancer drugs for canines into the development of drugs for humans for the benefit of both.

http://cancer.osu.edu/about/publications/frontiers/archive/2012/10/31/a-mutual-exchange.aspx

"Career Areas of Emphasis" encourage exploration; DVM Student hooked on aquatic veterinary medicine

Stephen Reichley, DVM Class of 2013Fish have really caught on with Stephen Reichley, DVM Class of 2013. Reichley has developed a special interest in aquatic veterinary medicine which deals with health-related issues affecting fish. Fourth-year veterinary students at Ohio State have the chance to explore individualized “Career Areas of Emphasis” during 14 to 16 weeks of their clinical rotations.

New Video Features Campuswide Life Sciences Research Collaboration

At Ohio State, twenty-five graduate programs connect across disciplines to do "team science" research in the life sciences. A new Life Sciences Network video spotlights the faculty, graduate students, and others who are advancing research in the life sciences at Ohio State.

Issue Six: Fall 2012

Welcome to the sixth edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding the human-canine relationship. 

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