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.
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(2018-07-11)Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is an obligate intracellular apicomplexan protozoan parasite that infects about one-third of the world population, with estimated medical costs and loss of productivity in the USA alone amounting ...
(2018-07-12)Mitochondria play a central role in life and death. Although mitochondrial dysfunction is at the core of many diseases, the mechanisms and consequences of mitochondrial targeting and dysfunction induced by pathogenic ...
Characterizing the chelonian innate immune response through ranaviral challenge and in a natural system (2018-07-03)Chelonians are among the most imperiled vertebrates in the world (Rhodin et al. 2011). Multiple factors contribute to chelonian population declines, including habitat degradation and fragmentation, climate change, and ...
Evaluation of carboplatin-impregnated calcium sulfate hemihydrate beads as a local treatment option for feline injection site-associated sarcomas (2018-04-27)Experiment 1: Objective: To determine the in vitro chemosensitivity of feline injection site-associated sarcoma (FISAS) cells to carboplatin concentrations generated by elution of carboplatin-impregnated calcium sulfate ...
Development of a perceived exertion scale in dogs exercising on a land treadmill using selected physiologic parameters (2018-04-27)Physical rehabilitation therapy is rapidly becoming an integral component in the treatment of a variety of neurologic and orthopedic conditions in veterinary patients. However, to date there are no perceived exertion scales ...