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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Besides serving as a professor of large animal internal medicine, Marqués is a show jumping rider and instructor.
“The shelter was on top of this very quickly,” says clinical assistant professor Sandra Newbury, who has been leading the response.
A wet and warm summer — much like last year, when EEE virus infected 18 horses in 11 Wisconsin counties — makes for good mosquito habitat and conditions conducive to the spread of viruses like EEE and West Nile virus.
The role of bat parasites in maintaining chains of viral infection is little studied, and the new study serves up some intriguing insights into how viruses co-opt parasites to help do the dirty work of disease transmission.
After a 29-year quest, Ian Duncan, a professor of veterinary medicine at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has finally pinpointed the cause of a serious neurologic disease in a colony of rats.
“It helped us save his career,” says a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy. “He’s bounced back to a point where he seems better than he was as a puppy.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $10 million to a consortium of Midwestern universities to establish a new research and training program to stem the spread of disease carried by vectors like ticks and mosquitoes.