Tag School of Veterinary Medicine

WARF provides $15 million gift for School of Veterinary Medicine building project

October 10, 2019

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.

Standing CT for horses, developed at UW–Madison, fills longstanding need in veterinary medicine

September 26, 2019

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.

New director of UW CIPE focuses on health-care collaboration

August 8, 2019

He says CIPE’s focus on team-based learning and practice will provide UW–Madison health sciences students purposefully-designed interprofessional learning and socialization, both of which will better prepare them for team-based practice.

UW Changes Lives: School of Veterinary Medicine has big impact in Wisconsin

April 23, 2019

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine has trained more than 50 percent of the veterinarians practicing in the state of Wisconsin, with more than 1,200 spread all over the state.

UW Changes Lives: Veterinary Medicine keeps state’s dairy cows — and workers — healthy

April 12, 2019

The School of Veterinary Medicine is at the forefront of developing medical care to keep dairy cows healthy in the first place and treat them when they’re sick.

UW Changes Lives: Let your phone do the farming

April 2, 2019

UW-Madison have developed agricultural apps that record and process data in the barn or on the tractor. The apps help farmers make diagnoses and decisions on the fly.

Human respiratory viruses continue to spread in wild chimpanzees

January 18, 2019

Less than two years after the first report of wild chimpanzees in Uganda dying as a result of a human “common cold” virus, a new study has identified two other respiratory viruses of human origin in chimpanzee groups in the same forest.

Wholly devoted: VetMed programs supports pets, empowers people

November 30, 2018

WisCARES was launched in 2014 to provide veterinary medical care, housing support and advocacy, and other social services to Dane County pet owners who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Cellular communication system in mice helps control female fertility

August 2, 2018

UW-Madison researchers have discovered that two genes work together to construct a cellular communication system in the ovaries of mice to maintain healthy eggs.

Local high school students participate in UW–Madison paid internship program

August 1, 2018

Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.

The bladder can regenerate like nobody’s business and now we know why

July 30, 2018

New research from the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine shows that non-bladder cells from a nearby anatomical structure called the Wolffian duct can actually help the bladder mend itself.

Ferguson back on his feet with UW’s help

June 14, 2018

Ferguson the miniature donkey is walking again after a veterinarian at the School of Veterinary Medicine amputated his deformed hoof, and a prosthetist fitted him with an artificial limb.

New Faculty Focus: Neil Christensen

November 15, 2017

Neil Christensen and other School of Veterinary Medicine researchers collaborate to study cancer in dogs in part to learn how to treat cancer in people.

New Faculty Focus: Fernando J. Marqués

November 3, 2017

Besides serving as a professor of large animal internal medicine, Marqués is a show jumping rider and instructor.

Shelter Medicine, WVDL assist Dane County shelter with dog illness

September 9, 2017

“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.