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Cornell develops test for H3N2 canine influenza virus
April 22, 2015
Veterinarians and pet owners should submit acute and convalescent serum samples and request influenza HAI.
Encapsulated stem cells accelerate wound healing
April 20, 2015
A team of Cornell scientists has shown that stem cells confined inside tiny capsules secrete substances that help heal simulated wounds in cell cultures, opening up new ways of delivering these substances to locations in the body where they can hasten healing.
Female reproductive tract assists swimming sperm
April 15, 2015
A new study asserts that the biophysics of the female reproductive tract – in particular, the grooves that line parts of it – critically guide sperm migration without aiding the migration of pathogens.
The Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, named after one of its most famous patients, reflects the generosity of animal lovers George Goldner and Nancy Krieg.
Registration open for May 2 Pedal for Pets benefit
March 30, 2015
All proceeds benefit the Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial resources to pet owners who cannot otherwise afford veterinary care.
August overcomes odds, receives E. E. Just Lecture Award
March 30, 2015
The award, from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), is given annually to a minority scientist who has demonstrated outstanding scientific achievement.
Rhinos’ plight inspires children’s book
March 20, 2015
Veterinary Medicine researcher Robin Radcliffe has written and illustrated a book for Indonesian children to raise awareness of native rhinoceroses that are being hunted to extinction.
Animal scientist Patrick Concannon dies at 73
March 13, 2015
Patrick W. Concannon, Ph.D. ’71, a visiting fellow and emeritus faculty member in Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, died Feb. 23 in St. Petersburg, Florida, at age 73.
Iconic veterinary professor Francis H. Fox dies at 92
March 16, 2015
Francis H. Fox, DVM ’45, professor emeritus of large animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died March 13 in Ithaca at the age of 92. A widely respected professor at Cornell University from 1947 to 1992, he continued to be a prominent figure for many years after his retirement.
Rare canine open-heart surgery succeeds
December 18, 2014
Esme’s future now looks bright, as the Chin received a rare and successful seven-hour open-heart surgery at Cornell’s Hospital for Animals and was released with a healthy prognosis.
Virus causing mass Cape Cod duck die-offs identified
December 18, 2014
Since 1998, thousands of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches. Scientists have pinned down one of the agents responsible: Wellfleet Bay virus.
CUVS receives top emergency and critical care distinction
November 26, 2014
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) has received Level 1 certification from the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.