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Releases 2012

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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New grant will help to unravel mysteries of Johne's disease

Every day, more than 16 million gallons of milk are consumed in the United States. Research will make it safer!

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Hypertension traced to source in brain

A key discovery about a major disease opens a new paradigm for high blood pressure treatment.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Meet Kamilla Shmakalova

From the Class of 2014, Kamilla's interest in shelter medicine may have its roots in her native country, Russia.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Class of 2014 dons white coats

In the traditional ceremony, nearly 90 students were coated on December 1.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Clay Horses to benefit the Baker Institute

Visit "A Baker's Dozen," Clay Horses by Louise W. King, in Connecticut through January 20, 2013.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Scientist edits new book

Dr. Karel Schat helped to edit a soon-to-be-released book that explains the science underpinning avian immunology.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases College annual report and fall magazine released

Read about faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends who are changing the status quo.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New department chair named

Dr. Craig Altier to step forward as chair of the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases A Chats in the Stacks book talk with Dr. Evans

Join Dr. Howard Evans in Mann Library for a discussion of Miller's Anatomy of the Dog.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornell first in US offering new Salmonella Dublin test for milk and cattle

While the cattle-adapted strain Salmonella Dublin creeps northeast, Cornell offers a more useful test available exclusively at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicines Animal Health Diagnostic Center.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Davisson earns prestigious honor

The American Heart Association recently awarded Dr. Robin Davisson one of the most prestigious scientific prizes of her discipline: the 2012 Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Award and Lecture.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Faculty member collaborates to share the mysteries of science

From viruses to the earth's core, the just-released book entitled The Where The Why and The How discusses scientific principles and phenomena that are not common knowledge -- and might not even be found on the Internet!

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Symposium, poster session welcome graduate students

Honesty, humor, and hard work highlight annual symposium for graduate students.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases The Challenge for Veterinary Medicine in Global Health

Dr. Guy Palmer will offer the 2012 George C. Poppensiek Visiting Professorship in Global Animal Health Lecture.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Program gets big results teaching science with tiny organism

A tiny, single-celled organism is having a big effect on elementary, middle and high school science teachers across the country.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornell's cows are back

Opened this summer, Cornell's new Teaching Dairy Barn was officially dedicated during the New York State Veterinary Conference.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Save the date: Concert for the Animals

The annual Concert for the Animals will be held on October 13 in conjunction with the DeeDee Arrison Holistic and Integrative Wellness Seminar Series.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Surprise party for Dr. Howie Evans' 90th

The College held a big surprise birthday party for Dr. Howard "Howie" Evans' 90th birthday, much of which was captured on video.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cheetah futures: Roles for biofuels, economic development, and livestock in conserving wildlife

Join us for this discussion on October 4.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Healthy Pet Clinic heads to Queens

Students and faculty will bring a subsidized well-pet clinic to the Cross Island YMCA on October 13.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Alumna honored with Association's highest award

Dr. Jeanne Barsanti '74 earns the Salmon Award for Distinguished alumni Service.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases The call of the wild

After one summer course at Cornell, Sarah Cudney '16 knew she'd be back.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Twin scholarships

Two aspiring equine veterinarians at Cornell will soon start horse-healing careers with less student debt, thanks to twin scholarship gifts.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornellian's leadership skills help a bobcat and the environment

Dr. Greg Costanzo '09 didn't hesitate to help when a bobcat was in need.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Veterinary College course seeks to inspire creativity

Sometimes, the shortest distance to an answer isn't a straight line.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Traveling with Beau

Dr. Donald Smith recounts his journey to Alaska with his canine co-pilot on the five-year anniversary of the trip.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Stopping the spread of cancer

Surprise packages sent by cancer cells can turn normal cells cancerous, but Cornell scientists have found a way to keep their cargo from ever leaving port.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Missing gene may drive more than a quarter of breast cancers

A new study shows that the lack of a certain gene occurs in almost 28 percent of human breast cancers, playing a role in some 60,000 breast cancer cases in the United States and 383,000 worldwide this year.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases What dogs tell us

Dean Kotlikoff and Dr. Adam Boyko discuss how dogs are helping to unlock the mysteries of disease and what it means for you and your animals.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Stem cells create new heart cells in baby mice, but not in adults, study shows

A recently published paper in PNAS explores a decades-old controversy.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Making wellness a possibility

Veterinary wellness clinics make it possible for more people in Syracuse to care for their pets.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Summer magazine shares student stories

Please enjoy the most recent issue of 'Scopes, the College's magazine.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New knee revives dog's active life

Cornell's first total knee-replacement surgery restores young dog's active life.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Faculty step forward

Drs. Felippe and Thompson assume new leadership roles at the College.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Center earns top recognition

Dr. Sharon Center has been named the 2012 Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year by the Association for Women Veterinarians Foundation.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Creativity Examined!

Successful inventors think outside the box. Inquisitive students think outside the textbook. Learn how scientists think outside of the beaker.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases College faculty promoted

Several members of the College's faculty were recently promoted.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornell wins five CASE awards

The College's entry in the research, medicine and science news writing category earned bronze recognition..

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases To improve treatment of multiple sclerosis

A receptor recently discovered to control the movement of immune cells across central nervous system barriers may hold the key to treating multiple sclerosis.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New guidelines for veterinary CPR

New research provides the first evidence-based recommendations to resuscitate dogs and cats in cardiac arrest.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Do Animals Get ...

Dr. Julio Lopez, from the Class of 2008, is featured in a new video series.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Sending them off

At the University's 144th Commencement, 82 students from the College of Veterinary Medicine made the transition from student to colleague.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Preparing veterinarians to work at the intersection of animal and human health

Students from 30 veterinary colleges -- in America, Canada, and Mexico -- are participating in the 10th annual Smith-Kilborne program..

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New equipment will help animals in need

A new sterilizer ensures the College's and Ithaca's Shelter Outreach Services' commitment to infection control.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Grants to support externships in shelters

Cornell veterinary students may apply for grants to introduce or further their understanding of animal shelters and the issues they face, thanks to generous support from the Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program and the ASPCA.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Ticks untold

Investigation into the prime suspects in cases of mystery fevers in horses may uncover new tick-borne diseases.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Mike meets Minnie

Good timing is a great matchmaker for Cornell University Hospital for Animals' newest equine companions.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Dr. Lorin Warnick named Hospital Director

Warnick is committed to building on past successes of the hospital in ensuring quality care for patients; a quality experience for our hospital clients, and referring veterinarians; and a quality education for our veterinary students and veterinarians in internship and residency programs.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Dr. Cynthia Leifer honored with Pfizer Award

Dr. Cynthia Leifer has been selected to receive the Pfizer Animal Health Award for Veterinary Research Excellence for outstanding research and productivity early in her career exploring the innate immune system.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Course helps grad students secure NSF funding

Among the first-year graduate students enrolled in a new biological and biomedical sciences graduate course, 66 percent of those who applied for National Science Foundation fellowships won them.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases College expert discusses case of Mad Cow Disease

Dr. Bruce Akey discusses a rare mutation that has one cow sick and a nation asking questions.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Dean Kotlikoff discusses plans for class size

In a recent webinar, Dean Kotlikoff shares his thoughts and plans for the College's class size. Watch it now.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornell Healthy Pet Clinic is Brooklyn-bound

Faculty, students, and alumni will bring well-visit care to Brooklyn for a day-long educational and service-learning event.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Reunion Registration is Open

Reunion Weekend, June 7-10, 2012 is just around the corner. Make plans now to return for this special weekend at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Making Animal Care Accessible (podcast)

Dean Kotlikoff invites people to participate in Pedal for Pets, a bike ride that supports the Patient Assistance Fund at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. (Click the link for April 10 broadcast.)

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases First discovery of cells expelling mitochondria uncovers newfound survival tactic

Discovery could reveal a cell-survival strategy to escape the toxic effects of damaged mitochondria.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases All things veterinary

Andrea Y. Tu's focus is scalpel sharp.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Graduate student presents work at conference, thanks to travel grant

Frank Ko played soccer in high school. Like everyone, now and then, he suffered an injury. Perhaps different from most, though, Ko transformed these injuries into learning opportunities.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Tracking ancient dog populations in Africa

Dr. Adam Boyko and his brother have traveled the globe to improve our understanding of where dogs came from.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Dr. Francis Fox ... another year older

Friends and family helped Dr. Francis H. Fox celebrate his 89th birthday.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases New Associate Director at the Feline Health Center

Dr. Bruce Kornreich joins the Feline Health Center with a mission to pursue his dedication to teaching and service.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Life lessons and lab benches

Chavez Carter is contemplating a career in industrial research and development, with aspirations to develop life-saving drugs that will help those suffering from asthma and other conditions caused by inflamed airways.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Worldwide collaborations inspire discovery

The latest issue of the College's magazine, Scopes, highlights discoveries made with the help of partners near and far.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Poisoned and burned puppy recovers with skin flap surgery and honey

Surgeons at Cornell University Hospital for Animals help heal puppy's skin with special surgery and novel treatment technique.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases High fashion to rare species' rescue

Vet College student Gabby Wagner '11 isn't waiting until graduation to make a difference.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Open House 2012

The students, faculty, and staff of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you, your family and friends to our 46th annual Open House.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Researchers discover what cancer cells need to travel

Cornell research has found a possible way to stop potentially invasive cancer cells from ever hitting the road.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases First-in-kind public-private partnership creates state-of-the-art learning experience for practicing veterinarians

Cornell partners with Texas A&M and Pfizer to offer veterinarians web-based educational products.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Connecting environmental exposures to our health

Dr. Rodney Dietert will offer an open lecture as part of the upcoming National Institute of Environmental Health Science's Partnership in Public Health.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Feline Follies 2012: cat show and education event

The Feline Club presents Feline Follies 2012, the annual cat show and education event open to the entire community on Saturday, February 25th, 1-5pm.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Canine cancer-survivor treated at Cornell continues champion career

Garnering top honors in his field despite battling two deadly canine cancers, a Cornell family's dog becomes an emblem of hope for patients and pet-owners facing terminal illness.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Pedal for Pets Rides Again: April 28, 2012

Cornell student association raises money for animals in our community who might not have access to medical care otherwise. Please join them!

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Professor featured in February 2012 issue of National Geographic

Dr. Adam Boyko explains the Forever Dog.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Nation's top-ranked veterinary college approved for expansion

Renovations will sustain a 10% increase in class size and set the stage for an additional 20% increase.