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...
PVM Equine Research Featured in new Big Ten Network Video
Friday, January 10th, 2020 - A new video produced for the Big Ten Network features research being done in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine on equine asthma. The story includes interviews with Dr. Laurent Couëtil, director of Purdue’s Equine Sports Medicine Center and professor of large animal internal medicine, and Dr. Katy Ivester, equine research scientist.
AKC Expands Support of PVM Canine Research
Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s commitment to advancing the health of animals in ways that also shed light on comparative diseases in humans will grow with several new grants from the American Kennel Club’s Canine Health Foundation. In 2019, the foundation awarded five grants to researchers in the College – the most the College has received in a single year from the AKC – to support studies in a variety of canine health research areas.
Coppoc One Health Lecture Raises Awareness about Effects of Zoonotic Pathogen Spillover
Friday, November 15th, 2019 - The sixth annual Coppoc One Health Lecture brought Dr. Raina Plowright to Lynn Hall on Thursday, November 7, to address the issue of pathogen spillover and its One Health implications.
How Purdue is Addressing an Antibiotic Shortage
Thursday, October 31st, 2019 - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With a growing concern that the world is running out of antibiotics, Professor of Microbiology in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mohamed Seleem and his team are researching more than 4,000 approved drugs to test and see if any of them can more effectively treat antibiotic resistant infections. On the latest episode of...
Potential to Save Lives Motivates PVM Professor Seeking Solution to Antibiotic Resistance
Friday, October 18th, 2019 - With too few antibiotics under development to keep up with the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, the world is starting to run out of antibiotics. That also means hospitals will start seeing more patients with infections they can’t treat, and more infections that were once easily treated are becoming fatal. Dr. Mohamed Seleem, professor of microbiology in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology, leads a research team that is studying a plethora of FDA-approved drugs looking for ones that can treat antibiotic-resistant infections.
Research Led by PVM’s Dr. Riyi Shi Utilizes World War II Antidote in Battle Against Parkinson’s Disease
Friday, December 7th, 2018 - A Purdue Veterinary Medicine professor is leading studies showing a World War II chemical weapon antidote to be effective in combating a new enemy: Parkinson’s disease.
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.
David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Spotlights Most Common Orthopedic Condition in Humans and Animals
Friday, November 30th, 2018 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted the first David Van Sickle Musculoskeletal Days Friday and Saturday, November 9-10. The continuing education conference brought together veterinary and human medicine experts to address the topic of osteoarthritis, which is the most common orthopedic condition among both people and animals.