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Veterinary Nursing Graduates Recognized at December Commencement

Friday, January 10th, 2020 - The 2019 holiday season was extra special for 10 Purdue veterinary nursing students who earned their degrees in December.



First-year DVM and Veterinary Nursing Students Bring Diverse Perspectives

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine welcomed the DVM Class of 2023 and the Veterinary Nursing Class of 2022 this fall, quickly introducing them to life in the PVM family.



The Seemingly Impossible, Made Possible

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - They said it couldn’t be done. So goes the oft-quoted expression used when people want to characterize a monumental challenge. That phrase might be considered especially true for Dr. Taylor Thompson (PU DVM 2019), who lived in opposition to the idea that she was pursuing something impossible when she gave voice to her heart’s desire of becoming a veterinarian.



Comparative Blood-Brain Barrier Laboratory Seeks to Unlock Mystery of Lung Cancer Brain Metastases

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - The research team at the Comparative Blood-Brain Barrier Laboratory (CBBBL) in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is conducting studies that aim to improve drug delivery techniques, increase the lung cancer survival rate, and enhance quality of life for patients.



New Grant for Priority 4 Paws Supports Shelter Medicine Education and Services

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s mobile surgery unit, Priority 4 Paws (P4P), is a shelter medicine program that combines community service with education to provide invaluable learning experiences for fourth-year veterinary students. Now the program is getting a significant boost in the form of a $150,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. Dr. Emily Curry, visiting assistant professor of mobile surgery and shelter medicine, says the funding will enhance the mobile surgery unit’s service-learning initiatives in partnership with Marion County, Ind., animal shelters.



PVM Students Receive Awards at 2019 ACVP/ASCVP Annual Meeting

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the 2019 Concurrent Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP), with a number of DVM and graduate students competing in award competitions.



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.



Second MOAAR Symposium to Feature Range of Exotic Animal Medicine Experts

Friday, November 1st, 2019 - The Purdue Veterinary Exotic Animal Club (PVEAC) will be hosting the second MOAAR Symposium next weekend, November 9 and 10, with speakers from across the country as well as Central America. MOAAR stands for “Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles,” and the goal of the symposium is to educate students about medicine for species that are not focused on as part of their general veterinary studies.



Students Hear Update on New Building Plans during State of the College Address

Friday, October 18th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed took time to provide veterinary students with a recap of developments in the past year during his annual State of the College address Wednesday, October 16, in Lynn 1136.




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