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The NIH has awarded a $1.25 million grant to the Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena (ASSET) program, which is overseen by CVM personnel.
CVM at The ARK
July 27, 2015
CVM is doing many great things at the new animal terminal at JFK Airport, but running a clinic there is not one of them.
Michael I. Kotlikoff, dean of Vet College, named provost
July 16, 2015
Michael I. Kotlikoff, the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine since 2007, will be Cornell University’s next provost, President Elizabeth Garrett announced today. Kotlikoff will assume the office Aug. 1.
About 100 members of the Long Island performance horse community turned out to congratulate the staff, tour the facility, and watch the unveiling of the new standing MRI.
June 26, 2015
Nemo Farm Animal Hospital is dedicated to porcine cancer patient in June 23 ceremony
Reunion Weekend 2015
June 18, 2015
The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed back over 300 alumni and guests for Reunion Weekend!
Divers honored by ACVIM
June 18, 2015
Dr. Tom Divers received the Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence, presented in recognition of outstanding achievements and dedicated service to the veterinary profession, at the annual forum earlier this month.
Biobanking the Big Cats
June 10, 2015
A pair of rare domestic Savannah cats visited CVM last week to donate biospecimens to the Cornell Veterinary Biobank.
Watch June 6 "One Health" Panel
June 10, 2015
Watch Cornell experts from across the university discuss One Health for One Planet, Many Species, a panel discussion hosted by CVM.
CVM vets investigating apparent cat poisoning in Ithaca
June 09, 2015
The Collegetown cats brought to the Tompkins County SPCA last week may have been poisoned by eating tainted cat food. Animal Control officers found a container of dry cat food mixed with antifreeze in the area. Several cats have died since the first group was brought in over the May 29 weekend.
August receives Distinguished Alumnus award
May 29, 2015
Recognized for contributions to the fields of microbiology and immunology and dedication to mentoring students and postdoctoral fellows.
Ventilator breathes new life into patient
May 14, 2015
Not many veterinary hospitals have mechanical ventilators or staff trained to use them. Luckily for Shiloh, CUHA has both.
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.