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The 2012 outbreak of West Nile virus, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promises to be the largest since the disease was first detected in the United States 13 years ago.
Newly appointed School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Mark D. Markel spoke with Inside UW–Madison about his priorities and challenges for Wisconsin veterinary medical education and scholarship.
Mark D. Markel, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of medical sciences and associate dean for advancement in the university's School of Veterinary Medicine, has been chosen to lead the school. He will be the third dean in the school's 29-year history.
A study reported today at the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology in Vancouver, British Columbia, shows that placing allergy drops under a dog's tongue can be as effective as allergy injections for controlling skin allergies.
Karen Moriello, a clinical professor at the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, has earned a devoted following among people who care for cats in animal shelters.
Jonathan McAnulty, a professor and chair of the UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Surgical Sciences, has been named interim dean of the school, effective July 1, pending completion of the search process for a new dean.
The UW School of Veterinary Medicine will host a Scientific Symposium to Celebrate 101 Years of Veterinary Medical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Saturday, June 23.
When William Murphy works with some of the most powerful tools in biology, he thinks about making tools that can fit together. These constructions sound a bit like socket wrenches, which can be assembled to turn a half-inch nut in tight quarters, or to loosen a rusted-tight one-inch bolt using a very persuasive lever.
The author of an upcoming Nature paper about H5N1 argues in a Nature Comment article today that research into deadly pathogenic viruses must continue if pandemics are to be prevented.
The authors of two H5N1-related papers, to be published in Nature and Science respectively, today announce in those journals their decision to call a voluntary 60-day pause on research involving highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 viruses leading to the generation of viruses that are more transmissible in mammals.
The home of the dairy cows on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus is getting a long-awaited update. In May, the university will undertake a $3 million remodeling of the Dairy Cattle Center on Linden Drive.
A search-and-screen committee has been appointed to assist UW–Madison's administration to identify and select candidates for the next dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine.
Two people trained at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine have been chosen for a highly competitive federal program that hones the skills needed to investigate epidemics.
In Kenya the Masai call him “Leshan,” which translates to “born during the rains,” and honor him as a village elder. He is still quick to greet people with “jambo jambo,” the traditional Swahili greeting.
Scientists have proven that the fungus Geomyces destructans causes white-nose syndrome, a fast-spreading and highly lethal disease of bats.
Three decades of academic leadership is not how a farm boy from Minnesota imagined his career unfolding.
Longtime professor Dale Bjorling has been named associate dean for research and graduate training at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
Peter Muir, a professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, has been honored with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation/American Kennel Club Career Achievement Award in Canine Research from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Back in March, when the doctors and technicians at UW Veterinary Care first met Braveheart, he was an unknown, previously unloved and basically forgotten dog.