Cancer


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.



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.



Anthrax may be the next tool in the fight against bladder cancer

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 - Anthrax may soon help more people win the fight against bladder cancer, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says strikes about 72,000 Americans each year and kills about 16,000, and is one of the most expensive cancers to treat. The current treatments for bladder cancer are invasive for patients – who often must sit...



PVM Faculty Pursue Developments in Personalized Medicine to Advance Cancer Treatments

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Indiana University scientists are working together to find data-driven solutions in the search for better cancer treatments.



Can herbicides cause breast cancer? Scientists discover a piece to the puzzle.

Friday, October 4th, 2019 - Scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, but a collaborative team of scientists at Purdue University and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)/Institut de Cancérologie de L’Ouest (ICO) in Nantes, France, say they’ve recently discovered one of the missing pieces of the puzzle when...



PVM Faculty Member Involved in New Purdue Partnership Focused on Big Data Approach to Cancer

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - The Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, led by Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Purdue Veterinary Medicine distinguished professor of comparative pathobiology, is partnering with the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research to improve the use of biostatistics, predictive modeling, and data science in cancer research.



PVM Family Honors Chris Royce at Retirement Reception

Friday, April 26th, 2019 - Colleagues, family, and friends of Chris Royce, RVT, celebrated her career at her retirement reception earlier this month. The event was held in the Continuum Café on April 5, which was her last day at Purdue University, concluding a Purdue career that spanned 35 years.



Purdue Poster Session Highlights PVM Graduate Students’ Interdisciplinary Research Efforts

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - A recent “Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture, and Policy Research Poster Session” showcased more than 100 graduate student presenters from colleges across campus, including several from the College of Veterinary Medicine.



Record Research Funding Bodes Well for Animals, Humans

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Purdue has a great deal to celebrate in 2019. As the University hails 150 years of “Giant Leaps,” the College of Veterinary Medicine marks its 60th Anniversary as a national standard-bearer for veterinary education and animal health care. Many of the same faculty responsible for educating future veterinarians and providing top-ranked health care to animals also are drawing in record amounts of funding for research — research that in most cases promises to benefit humans as well as animals. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the College’s research garnered more than $12 million — an all-time high.



Atlanta TV Station Tells Story of PVM Comparative Oncology Research

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - A news team from Atlanta’s WSB-TV, an ABC-affiliate TV station, visited the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently to report on the game-changing possibilities of clinical trials involving naturally occurring cancer in dogs. In the feature story broadcast October 11 and made available online, Anchor/Reporter Tom Regan described research led by Dr. Deborah Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology and director of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program (PCOP).




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