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Annual Oath and Hooding Class of 2014

On Saturday, May 3, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 139 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, in the Wexner Center, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students recieved their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.

Clinical Trials Newsletter November/December 2013

Welcome Annie Adrian; An exploratory student of the oral selective inhibitor of nuclear export (SINE) KPT-335 in dogs with lymphoma; Improving outcome in dogs with glomerular disease via pharmacodynamic-based dosing of enalapril; Spotlight Patieht "Winston"; Brainstem auditory-evoked response testing in normal hearing Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs; Utility and repeatability of quantitative outcome measures to assess recovery after canine spinal cord injury (SCI)...

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Clinical Trials Newsletter April/May 2014

Nationwide Children's Partnership; An Exploratory Study of the Safety and Efficacy of ACP-196 in Spontaneous Canine B-Cell Lymphoma; Novel application of kinematic magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of cervical spondylomyelopathy in dogs; COTC007b: Preclinical Comparison of Three Indenoisoquinolines Candidates in Tumor Bearing Dogs; Does your dog have a painful joing?; Spotlight Patient "Rock"; The use of the Harmonic Aries Blade in clinical canine patients undergoing spinal surgery - Blinded, randomized clinical trials in dogs; Inhibition of JAK2/STAT3 signaling by toceranib phospha

"Cat Mastery" merges research with new technology

The launch of “Cat Mastery,” an interactive book and course available through iTunes.U, demonstrates the value of new technology in teaching us new tricks about, well, cats. Dr. Tony Buffington has spent the past 30 years learning about cats, their nutritional needs, diseases, and their response to environmental enrichment.

White Coat Ceremony celebrates student learning

Veterinary students celebrated the completion of their third year of classroom learning at the “White Coat Ceremony,” a formal ceremony signifying their entry into the clinical portion of the DVM program, during which they received their white lab coats. Guests were welcome to attend this ceremony. The event was held at the Ohio Union on April 27, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Posted April 23, 2014

Laboratory professionals support veterinary medicine all year long

The week of April 21-26, 2014 is designated National Laboratory Professionals Week. In the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, the professionals in our diagnostic labs provide critical test results that allow our expert veterinarians to recommend appropriate treatments for animals in our Veterinary Medical Center. In addition to the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories, other labs are currently conducting research that ranges from developing an understanding of how viruses replicate to providing blood products for veterinary clinics across the country.

Protect your pets from household poisons!

Some traditional spring plants such as Easter lilies are dangerous to our pets. Join Dr. Edward Cooper, Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care specialist, for an informative session on common household toxins and how to protect your pets on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center, 601 Vernon Tharp St. Enter on the Coffey Road side of the building (east doors) and go up the stairs. Admission is $5.

Advances in Veterinary Medicine Day, Thursday April 17

Each year, the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrates and showcases research during “Advances in Veterinary Medicine Day,” with a poster competition and keynote address. This year, “Research Day,” as it is also known, will be held on Thursday April 17 and will feature more than 100 research posters with diverse topics ranging from bone growth following surgery to detecting the presence of Salmonella in store-bought chicken. Posters are on public display throughout the day in the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Rd.

Dr. Tom Wittum named 2014 Distinguished University Scholar

Dr. Tom Wittum, professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was recognized in a brief presentation as a Distinguished University Scholar, a title given to six or fewer Ohio State faculty each year. University Interim President Joe Alutto, Vice President for Research Caroline Whitacre, Assistant Vice President Jan Weisenberger, and College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Lonnie King were on hand during the surprise announcement.

Free eye exams for service animals at VMC

Veterinary ophthalmologists from The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will offer free sight-saving eye exams for service animals in May. Service dog handlers and owners must pre-register between now and April 30 with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.