College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is generating solutions for a healthier world in the 21st century. Through our professional and graduate degree programs we supply veterinary scientists who work to improve human, animal, and environmental health. Through our outreach programs we touch the lives of thousands of animals and their owners and help safeguard public health. Through our research expertise and facilities, we are making significant contributions to science and facilitating the translation of discoveries in the theoretical sciences into biomedical applications that benefit human and animal health.
Knotless bidirectional barbed versus smooth polypropylene three-loop pulley sutures for repair of canine gastrocnemius tendon (2015-05-06)Canine common calcaneal (Achilles) tendon injury is a well-known cause of lameness in the dog. The Achilles tendon complex is primarily composed of the gastrocnemius tendon, with smaller contributions from the superficial ...
The variable contribution of larval habitats on the production of mosquitoes that transmit West Nile Virus: a landscape epidemiology approach (2015-07-24)Many factors influence mosquito reproduction and abundance, including weather, landscape types, and habitat availability. Much of the focus of public health actions related to the reduction of mosquito-borne pathogens is ...
(2006)For decades, the study of aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), a transcription factor and a member of the basic helix-loop-helix/Per-ARNT-Sim (bHLH-PAS) domain family, has been focused on its role in mediating adverse effects ...
(2000)Pseudorabies virus (PRV) is an alphaherpesvirus of swine that causes significant morbidity in adult populations, morbidity and mortality in young pigs, and economic losses to the swine industry each year. Evidence suggests ...
(2000)Cryptosporidium parvum is a significant protozoal pathogen of both humans and animals worldwide. Since little is known about the mechanisms of attachment and invasion of C. parvum sporozoites to host cells, our goal was ...