Magnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI, as most people know it – offers a glimpse inside the body without an incision. The Veterinary Medical Center now offers a 3-Tesla MRI for veterinary patients.
After an extensive national
search, Rustin M. Moore, DVM, PhD, has been named the 11th dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine by Executive Vice President and
Provost Joseph E. Steinmetz, PhD and Executive Vice President of Health Sciences and Chief Executive Officer,
Wexner Medical Center Sheldon M.
The Topping Out ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 30 to commemorate the placement of the final beam at the highest point in the new addition to the Veterinary Medical Center, which is part of Phase One of the building's Enhancement and Expansion Project.
The health issues of captive black rhinoceros aren't too far off from human health problems, a recently published study reveals. As opposed to rhinos that live in the wild, captive black rhinos are at a much higher risk for metabolic conditions such as inflammation and insulin resistance.
The third International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface will take place August 6-8 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. To register, click here.
ICOPHAI was created to promote "collaboration, communication and knowledge-sharing among scientific leaders from areas where diseases are most likely to emerge." This is important for creating a difference in global health at the human, animal and ecosystem levels.
The 26 students participating in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program, managed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and have already started working on research projects that range from the health of animals to the safety of food products, to understanding the basic mechanisms of disease.
And the leg bone's connected to the...printer? The introduction of 3D printing technology is changing the world in unexpected ways. At the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Tatiana Motta is using a 3D printer to create canine leg bones for students to use in surgical training workshops.
Many people know that diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans, but few consider the risks correlated with household pets.
Dr. Meghan Herron, behavior specialist in the Department of
Veterinary Clinical Sciences, will lecture on the social and behavioral nature
of puppies and how to use this knowledge when introducing them into a home. She
will give her lecture, "Starting Off on the Right Paw - The Basics of Puppy Behavior and Problem Prevention," from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium.