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PVM Faculty to Play Role in New Purdue Autism Research Center

Friday, April 26th, 2019 - More community programs, resources, collaborations, and faculty members researching autism are expected as a result of an expanded program at Purdue University that will include Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty involvement.



PVM Graduate Student is Finalist in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Congratulations to Kerri Rodriguez, graduate student of human-animal interaction in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, who is one of ten finalists in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition at Purdue.



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.



PVM Study Shows Service Dogs Benefit the Well-being of their Handlers

Friday, February 15th, 2019 - A recent study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine shows how service dogs can have measurable positive effects on the health and well-being of individuals with physical disabilities.



PVM Helps IU School of Medicine Study Therapy Dogs’ Potential as Drug-Free Alternative for ER Anxiety

Friday, February 1st, 2019 - A team led by the IU School of Medicine, in collaboration with PVM's Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology Alan Beck, conducted a study to see if therapy dogs may provide an alternative solution to anxiety medication.



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.




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