Tag School of Veterinary Medicine
New approach to combat intractable bacterial infectionsJanuary 20, 2012
Bacteriologist Marcin Filutowicz specializes in developing antimicrobial technologies that one day may help replace antibiotics—and save lives—as the power of our antibiotics arsenal wanes.
UW cows on campus are getting an updated homeJanuary 14, 2012
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.
Search committee named for veterinary medicine deanJanuary 10, 2012
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.
UW–Madison sends two to elite epidemic-investigation trainingDecember 20, 2011
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.
Bernard Easterday: More than 50 years of dedication to the UWDecember 8, 2011
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.
Fungus causes deadly bat disease: last doubts removedOctober 26, 2011
Scientists have proven that the fungus Geomyces destructans causes white-nose syndrome, a fast-spreading and highly lethal disease of bats.
Buss, UW–Madison’s second veterinary dean, to retireSeptember 14, 2011
Three decades of academic leadership is not how a farm boy from Minnesota imagined his career unfolding.
Surgeon to be next UW–Madison vet research deanAugust 15, 2011
Longtime professor Dale Bjorling has been named associate dean for research and graduate training at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
UW-Madison veterinary surgeon wins awardJuly 25, 2011
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.
Braveheart wins the hearts of many, makes remarkable recoveryJune 24, 2011
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.
Insights gained from growing cold-causing virus on sinus tissueApril 11, 2011
Using sinus tissue removed during surgery at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, researchers at University of Wisconsin–Madison have managed to grow a recently discovered species of human rhinovirus (HRV), the most frequent cause of the common cold, in culture.
Rescue, UW vets put neglected dog on long road to recoveryApril 7, 2011
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.
Experts on horse first aid to speak at UW–MadisonJanuary 24, 2011
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.
Technology going back to the dogs at UW School of Veterinary MedicineJanuary 6, 2011
Marty Croak was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in May 2009. A lump near his ear prompted him to see a physician.
Cow health and happiness delivered through the InternetOctober 20, 2010
Can Web-based resources have a positive impact on a cow’s life?
Screen yields drugs that could help treat fatal brain disorderJuly 19, 2010
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.
Canine influenza vaccine found effective against secondary infectionsJuly 8, 2010
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.
UW School of Veterinary Medicine advances spinal cord injury treatmentsJuly 6, 2010
A full recovery from a spinal cord injury? Don't hold your breath.
UW Veterinary Care to hold open house April 25April 21, 2010
Veterinary students host symposiumMarch 9, 2010
More than 1,500 students from across the United States will descend on Madison from March 11-13 as the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine becomes the latest university to host the SAVMA Symposium.