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UW Veterinary Care offers rabbit vaccine against highly contagious, fatal disease

May 5, 2022

The clinic is one of about a dozen animal hospitals in the state to offer the vaccine and part of a growing effort nationally to encourage rabbit owners to seek vaccination.

Biodegradable gel boosts immune system’s attack on several cancers in mice

April 6, 2022

The gel, tested in mice, releases drugs and special antibodies that simultaneously deplete immune-blocking cells called macrophages from the surgical site and activate T cells so they can attack cancer.

Canine TV preferences could lead to answers in protecting dogs’ eyesight

March 23, 2022

A UW study is asking dog owners what their pets like to watch — a nontrivial question that could lay the groundwork for developing better canine eye tests.

In animal studies, maternal sleep apnea risks ‘constellation of deficits’ in male offspring

February 28, 2022

The findings offer guidance to physicians to help mitigate risk to children of a significant number of expectant parents.

New technique, effective in mice, could help advance the use of probiotics

October 14, 2021

Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, led by Quanyin Hu, have developed a system that can keep probiotic bacteria alive in the lower intestine long enough to help treat or prevent colitis in a mouse model of the disease.