Summer Research Program Opens World of Scientific Discovery to Veterinary and Pre-vet Students

Friday, August 9th, 2019 - Through the Veterinary Research Scholars Summer Program, Purdue Veterinary Medicine gave undergraduate and DVM students the chance to explore non-traditional veterinary careers involving scientific discovery.

CPB Faculty Member Pursues New Research on Antibiotic-resistant Infections

Friday, July 12th, 2019 - With antimicrobial resistance on the rise, many infections once easily treated are becoming fatal. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is to blame for more than 5% of all deaths attributed to antibiotic-resistant infection in the U.S., second only to MRSA. Led by Dr. Mohamed Seleem, professor of microbiology in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, researchers now are exploring whether they could repurpose some drugs, which have already been approved by the FDA, to treat the infection.

Purdue and Illinois Summer Researchers Convene at Lynn Hall

Friday, July 12th, 2019 - As the dog days of summer took hold on the Purdue University campus, veterinary student scholars from Purdue Veterinary Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine met at Lynn Hall last month for a one-day symposium.

Health, Genetics, and Behavior Featured at Annual Canine Welfare Science Forum

Friday, June 14th, 2019 - The 2019 Canine Welfare Science Forum held in Stewart Center at Purdue University on Saturday, June 8, attracted over 150 attendees from across the United States. The annual program addresses canine welfare topics of relevance to dog breeders, shelters, kennel managers and caretakers, scientists, regulators, students, and pet industry personnel.

Summer-style Picnic Kicks-off PVM Summer Research Program for Student Scholars

Friday, May 31st, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s annual Summer Research Program (SRP) is off and running with 15 participants this year, including nine Purdue veterinary students and six undergraduate students from Purdue and four other universities.

CAWS Symposium Focuses on Building Capacity to Advance Animal Welfare Science

Friday, May 31st, 2019 - The 2019 Center for Animal Welfare Science (CAWS) Symposium brought together industry experts in animal welfare science, researchers, and veterinarians, as well as faculty and students from land grant, private, and Minority Serving Institutions of higher education for presentations, working break-out sessions, and information sharing.

BMS Faculty-led Research Addresses Challenges Involved in Treating Rotator Cuff Tears

Friday, May 17th, 2019 - Dr. Dianne Little, an assistant professor in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences, has been researching rotator cuff tears and how to repair them for several years. A $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health could help her toward a breakthrough in the field.

Research Day Spotlights Scientific Discovery Across Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - Research posters, lectures by faculty and graduate students, and a special keynote presentation were among the highlights of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s annual Research Day.

Study Shows Equine Asthma Can Distinguish Winners from Losers on the Racetrack

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - When just a few seconds makes the difference between first and last place, equine athletes need to bring their best game to the track. For those that don’t, the issue can often be traced to the lungs. “Unlike the heart or muscle, the lung in the horse athlete is a limiting factor,” said Dr. Laurent Couëtil, director of Purdue University’s Equine Sports Medicine Center and professor of large animal internal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

One Love, One Health

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - Thanks to a $3 million gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine from an anonymous donor, Purdue researchers will make headway in the fight against diseases that affect both animals and people.

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