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MADISON, Wis. — Transplantation of human stem cells in an experiment conducted at the University of Wisconsin–Madison improved survival and muscle function in rats used to model ALS, a nerve disease that destroys nerve control of muscles, causing death by respiratory failure.
UW Veterinary Care will participate in the second annual American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) Service Dog Oral Healthcare Exam program during June.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a professor of pathobiological sciences in the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine and leading expert on influenza, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
The UW School of Veterinary Medicine and UW Veterinary Care, the school's veterinary medical teaching hospital, will host an open house on Sunday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Multiple sclerosis, a brain disease that affects over 400,000 Americans, causes movement difficulties and many neurologic symptoms. MS has two key elements: The nerves that direct muscular movement lose their electrical insulation (the myelin sheath) and cannot transmit signals as effectively. And many of the long nerve fibers, called axons, degenerate.
Where do life-saving blood products come from when an animal is in dire need?
"This is an important time in HIV research," Matt Reynolds, an HIV researcher at University of Wisconsin–Madison, tells an undergraduate class on the Monday morning after Thanksgiving.
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.