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UW Veterinary Medicine professor Ruthanne Chun receives 2021 LaMarr Billups Community-University Engagement Award
In 2014, Chun co-founded Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education and Social services (WisCARES), a community veterinary clinic for low income and homeless families.
The findings, the researchers say, suggest that previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccines that are based on earlier strains of the virus still provide protection against infection with gamma.
The results offer a foundation for research into treating the often-overlooked cognitive impairments of bipolar disorder, such as memory loss, and add to a growing understanding of how the biochemistry of the brain affects health and disease.
Even during the pandemic, WisCARES is committed to keeping families intact, building trusting relationships with their clients, and providing resources and services to those in need.
The lab has performed nearly 200,000 COVID-19 tests on the UW–Madison campus while also playing a key role handling a COVID-19 outbreak among Wisconsin’s mink industry.
“The fact that he would not only be receiving some of the best, most advanced treatment options, he would be a part of something so much bigger for future fur friends, humans, and in support of my brothers and sisters in arms, our purpose was clear,” she says.
Meet four of the new faculty members at the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, with expertise ranging from veterinary ophthalmology to the effects of chemicals on development.
Two campus labs are coming together again in support of efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease.
The research helps us understand how genes and hormones interact to develop male reproductive systems, a step toward researching why disorders in these organs have become more common and how we might prevent them.
As Super Bowl LIV airs Sunday, Feb. 2, Scout will appear alongside members of the school's faculty and staff who have been part of the 7-year-old golden retriever’s cancer treatment journey.
When clinicians at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine began caring for Scout in July 2019, they had no idea they would soon inspire, and appear in, a Super Bowl commercial. But they had a canine star on their hands, and a very appreciative client. Here is the finished ad.
The story of the care "Lucky Dog" Scout is receiving from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is told here by David MacNeil and the veterinary team. Video by UW–Madison.
Design for the building project has begun and construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2021, with projected completion of the addition in 2023 and renovations to the existing building in 2024.
UW-Madison scientists have introduced a standing helical computed tomography (CT) scanner named Equina that fills a longstanding, unmet need in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions facing horses and other large animals.