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Calving School Provides Learning Opportunities for Indiana Farmers

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine recently hosted the Purdue Calving School, a new opportunity for area beef and dairy producers to learn more about managing their herds at calving time.



Don’t Miss “The Secret Life of Vets” Lecture and PVM Alumni Reception at 2020 VMX

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is putting on two events during VMX, the national Veterinary Meeting and Expo in Orlando, Fla., in January including a lecture on the human-animal bond and a reception for alumni and friends.



In Memory: Retired PVM Faculty Member Richard Borgens

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine received sad news last week about Dr. Richard Borgens, a retired faculty member and true pioneer in the field of paralysis research, who passed away November 25. He was 73.



CPB Faculty Member Receives Showalter Trust Grant

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - Dr. Nadia Lanman, research assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, is among 11 early career faculty members at Purdue University who recently received one-year grants from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust.



In Memory: PVM Professor Emeritus Sayed Gaafar

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - The PVM family is saddened to learn that one of the College’s founding faculty members, Dr. Sayed Gaafar, professor emeritus in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, passed away October 28 in West Lafayette, Ind. He was 95.



PVM Professors Contribute to Research on Potential New Bladder Cancer Treatment

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - Two Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members played an instrumental role in research involving the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research focused on developing a promising new method of treating bladder cancer using a modified version of the anthrax toxin.



Global Engagement Director Receives Purdue Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Award

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - As part of International Education Week, Purdue’s Office of Global Partnerships (OGP) and Global Academic Committee (GAC) has named Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Director of Global Engagement Will Smith, II, MA as one of two inaugural winners of Purdue’s Outstanding Leadership in Globalization Awards.



Small Animal Clinician Answers Questions about Alternative Diets for Pets

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - A recent story that aired on WTHR TV in Indianapolis featured comments from Dr. Nolie Parnell, clinical associate professor of small animal internal medicine and chief of staff of the Small Animal Hospital, who shared advice about alternative diets for pets.



PVM-led Research on the Blood-Brain Barrier Featured on Cover of Scientific Journal

Friday, November 15th, 2019 - The most recently published research by the Comparative Blood-Brain Barrier Laboratory in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, was featured on the cover of Oncotarget, a peer-reviewed bio-medical journal. Dr. Gozde Uzunalli, postdoctoral research associate, was the first author of the article, which highlighted how the blood-brain barrier transitions into the blood-tumor barrier when it is disturbed by cancer cells. The research was led by Dr. Tiffany Lyle, assistant professor of veterinary anatomic pathology.



Wet and Wild! Second MOAAR Symposium Draws Crowd of 100

Friday, November 15th, 2019 - With a focus on the skillsets needed to treat aquatic, amphibian, and reptilian patients, the 2nd biennial Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles (MOAAR) Symposium at Lynn Hall was a success, attracting an audience of nearly 100.




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