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OHAIRE Research Group Highlights Benefits of Social Distancing with Pets

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 - As the coronavirus pandemic is forcing people all over the world to practice social distancing and stay home – some of their housemates might be making the transition easier: their pets. Scholars with the Organization for Human-Animal Interaction Research and Education (OHAIRE) in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine have expertise regarding the support and stress relief that pets are able to provide during challenging times, especially like the present circumstances.



PVM Graduate Students Stand Out at Health and Disease Poster Session

Friday, March 27th, 2020 - When Purdue University hosted the seventh annual “Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session” just before Spring Break, Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduate students showed-up in force. Held March 5 in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom, the event offered cash prizes for the top three posters in each of six categories and PVM participants claimed three of the awards.



COVID-19 Update – ADDL Continues Providing Services

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 - COVID-19 Update – ADDL Continues Providing Services The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and Heeke ADDL, located at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center in Dubois, Ind., are committed to continue supporting veterinarians, animal owners and the agriculture industry, and protecting public health and the food supply. ...



Can your pet help you cope during social distancing? Science says yes.

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 - WHAT: The coronavirus pandemic is forcing people all over the world to practice social distancing and stay home – but some of their housemates might be making the transition easier: their pets. Researchers at the Center for the Human-Animal Bond in Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine say pets can provide a source of social support during stressful times...



Can You Feel the Love: The Biology of the Human-Animal Bond

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 - We’ve all heard the saying “dog is a man’s best friend” but what does science say about our bond with animals? Studies show that our pets and service animals can increase connection between humans by improving mental, social and emotional functioning. In this episode, Kerri Rodriguez, a Ph.D. candidate at the Purdue University Center for...



PVM Professor Helps Develop New Technology for Laser-Driven Pathogen Detection

Friday, February 21st, 2020 - Professor J. Paul Robinson in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences worked with a team of Purdue researchers to develop new technology to help stop the spread of foodborne illnesses, which kill 3,000 people a year. The technology combines innovative assays with laser pulses to detect these illnesses more efficiently.



PVM Researcher Shares Insights about African Cancer Research on Global Cancer Information Website

Friday, February 21st, 2020 - The online platform ecancer, which seeks to raise the standards of care for cancer patients across the world through education, recently posted a video of an interview with Dr. Sulma Mohammed, professor of cancer biology in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology.



BMS Scholar Helps Lead Team Studying Worldwide Patented Innovations Available for Gene Therapy Treatment

Friday, February 14th, 2020 - The global gene therapy market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2024 as new treatment options target cancers and other diseases. Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, associate professor of basic medical sciences in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, has helped lead a team of scientists from Purdue and other research institutions around the world who came together to better understand the growing number of worldwide patented innovations available for gene therapy treatment.



Novel techniques for mining patented gene therapies offer promising treatment options for cancers, other diseases

Monday, February 10th, 2020 - The global gene therapy market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2024 as new treatment options target cancers and other diseases. Now, a team of scientists from Purdue University and other research institutions around the world have come together to better understand the growing number of worldwide patented innovations available for gene therapy treatment. They specifically focus on...



Longtime PVM Staff Member Kris Kazmierczak Receives Nostalgic Farewell

Friday, January 24th, 2020 - After more than four decades of service to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Kris Kazmierczak, RVT, has retired as the veterinary research technical assistant for the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. PVM faculty and staff congratulated Kris at a farewell reception held in her honor January 16 in the Veterinary Medical Library.




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