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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.
It may look like slow going from a bed in the intensive care unit at UW Veterinary Care, but for once in his recent memory a starved and neglected retriever has a shot at a happy life - and a newfound Internet following.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education program will host the 22nd annual seminar "First Aid for Horses: When to Call the Vet and What to do Before Help Arrives" on Saturday, Feb. 19.
Marty Croak was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in May 2009. A lump near his ear prompted him to see a physician.
Can Web-based resources have a positive impact on a cow’s life?
Using novel screens to sort through libraries of drugs already approved for use in human patients, a team of Wisconsin researchers has identified several compounds that could be used to treat a rare and deadly neurological disorder.
Recent research by Ron Schultz, professor and chair of the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, has shown the newly approved Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) vaccine to be effective not only in reducing length, severity and spread of the virus, but also in protecting against secondary infections.
A full recovery from a spinal cord injury? Don't hold your breath.