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2014-08-12 23:00:51

Orientation will Culminate with White Coat Ceremony on August 14 Harrogate, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) will welcome the members of the Inaugural Class of 2018 when orientation begins later this week. LMU-CVM is one of only 30 veterinary colleges in the United States, and Tennessee is one of only three states to have two veterinary colleges. There are 20 men and 76 women in the LMU-CVM Class of 2018. 32 members of...

2014-06-10 23:00:43

The university's College of Veterinary Medicine will assume autonomous control of the WesternU Pet Wellness Center following the end of a 10-year agreement with Banfield. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Banfield Veterinary Clinical Center on the WesternU campus will become the WesternU Pet Wellness Center over the next several months, as the university transitions from a partnership arrangement with Banfield into operating its community practice teaching hospital with full...

2014-02-20 23:01:50

Opens Door to Continued Professional Program Growth, Increases Academic Standards Harrogate, TN (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) notified Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) that it has approved the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM). “Reaching this point in the development of our College of Veterinary Medicine is a landmark day for this institution and it demonstrates the investments the...

2013-10-29 23:00:37

WesternU’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) unveiled its new Veterinary Ambulatory Community Service (VACS) vehicle Oct. 29, 2013. Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new mobile spay/neuter vehicle will provide valuable community services while also giving Western University of Health Sciences students vital surgical experience. WesternU’s College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) unveiled its new Veterinary Ambulatory Community Service (VACS) vehicle Oct. 29, 2013. The College...

2013-07-01 23:04:48

Contribution of $100,000 will support continued education of veterinarians in swine research. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 In an effort to help strengthen educational programs that impact the future of animal agriculture research and development, Zoetis announced today a three-year Pork Research Fellowship program with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU). Zoetis will contribute $100,000 to support the tuition of three students who are eager to...

2013-05-24 23:01:33

Western University of Health Sciences´ College of Veterinary Medicine has retained its status of “Full Accreditation” for the next seven years from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE). Pomona, Calif. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Western University of Health Sciences´ College of Veterinary Medicine has retained its status of “Full Accreditation” for the next seven years from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)...

2011-09-21 19:08:10

Toxoplasma gondii parasites can invade your bloodstream, break into your brain and prompt behavioral changes from recklessness to neuroticism. These highly contagious protozoa infect more than half the world's population, and most people's immune systems never purge the intruders. Cornell researchers recently discovered how T. gondii evades our defenses by hacking immune cells, making it the first known parasite to control its host's immune system. Immunologists from the College of...

2010-05-14 09:22:19

Using nanotechnology and a patented signal enhancing technique developed at the University of Georgia, UGA researchers have discovered a rapid, sensitive and cost-effective method to detect and identify a number of rotavirus strains and genotypes in less than one minute with greater than 96 percent accuracy. In their study, Ralph A. Tripp and Jeremy D. Driskell, researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine's department of infectious diseases, and Yiping Zhao and Richard Dluhy,...


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