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.
Influence of food intervention on enteric nervous system and enteroendocrine cells development in a small for gestational age piglet model (2015-04-30)The gut immaturity of small for gestational age (SGA) infants predisposes these infants to gastrointestinal diseases like necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). A SGA piglet model was used to investigate the influences of birth ...
Mechanisms by which di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate disrupt ovarian folliculogenesis and steroidogenesis (2015-03-18)Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is a synthetic plasticizer used in the manufacturing of common polyvinyl chloride consumer, medical, and building products. Humans are exposed to DEHP on a daily basis because of its high ...
Investigating causal biologic mechanisms involved in differential serum bone-specific alkaline phosphatase activities in canine appendicular osteosarcoma (2015-03-25)In dogs with osteosarcoma (OS), pre-treatment serum bone alkaline phosphatase (BALP) activity is recognized as a prognostic factor; however, biologically-linked causation for this clinical observation requires further ...