The Blue Buffalo Veterinary Clinical Trials Office at The Ohio State University (BBVCTO) Is engaged in exciting research to help dogs with lung cancer that could help people fight the disease as well.
Canine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (CPAC) is an aggressive cancer with no standard treatment and little understanding of what is behind the disease. Although CPAC accounts for only 1% of canine cancers, it’s diagnosed in up to 40,000 dogs each year in the US and is becoming more common.
The colleges of medicine, nursing and veterinary medicine were all recipients of the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED) in the health professions.
Dr. Li Wu, professor of veterinary biosciences and microbial infection and immunity in Ohio State’s Center for Retrovirus Research and his team were featured in Ohio State News for their discovery of a new method in combating diseases such as HIV infection
The College of Veterinary Medicine Zoo Club hosted its first Reptile Mini-Symposium to a group of interested students. The event featured unique lectures and labs that provided students with continuing education and training in reptile medicine. Speakers included the college’s director of Zoo and Wildlife Conservation Medicine and Ecosystem Health- Dr. Mark Flint, Ohio State CVM Alum and Animal Care Unlimited’s exotic pet veterinarian- Dr.
Maria Belu, DVM, a veterinary public health resident at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently returned to Addis Ababa University (AAU) to lead a
Teen “science cafes” around the country are bringing together students and professional scientists together in a fun, informal way. Dr. Dondrae Coble, associate professor of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and interim assistant dean for Admissions and Student Affairs at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently talked with East High School students as part of the Science Café program in Columbus, Ohio. He shared his personal story in the field of veterinary medicine, encouraging them to consider the profession for their own careers.
Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. Susan Johnson, was recognized by Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine for her "distinguished career as a clinician, scientist, teacher and mentor."
When Katie met Tommy she was volunteering with the college’s Veterinary Outreach program This program partners the college with Faithful Forgotten Best Friends (FFBF), a 501c3 nonprofit focused on improving the quality of life for the pets of Franklin County's underserved and vulnerable populations. The nonprofit provides pet owners with food, basic veterinary care, and vaccinations. Tommy was brought to FFBF by his original owner after he began showing signs of two fairly common skin disorders: mange and scabies.
The Alumni Society Recognition Awards are presented annually during Homecoming Weekend. These awards are given to alumni who have shown distinction through their professional or non-professional activities.