College of Veterinary Medicine - Vetschool Tails https://cvm.msu.edu/ en-us Mon, 26 Oct 2020 04:38:57 +0000 Mon, 26 Oct 2020 04:38:57 +0000 A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Nurse: Director of MSU’s Veterinary Nursing Program https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-veterinary-nurse-director-of-msus-veterinary-nursing-program Thu, 15 Oct 2020 20:18:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-veterinary-nurse-director-of-msus-veterinary-nursing-program Taylor Epp is the director of the Veterinary Nursing Program at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Epp herself is an alumna of the Program and also has earned a master’s degree in educational technology from MSU.

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Mosquitoes: More Than Just an Annoyance https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/mosquitoes-more-than-just-an-annoyance Tue, 06 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/mosquitoes-more-than-just-an-annoyance Two arboviruses are in season in Michigan. Read about how these viruses exist in the environment and how the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is involved.

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/celebrating-national-hispanic-heritage-month-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine Mon, 14 Sep 2020 22:25:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/celebrating-national-hispanic-heritage-month-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine In the United States, September 15 kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic culture and the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the world and to the United States—and in the case of the MSU College of Veterinary medicine, a celebration of contributions to the veterinary medicine community.

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How Two Small Dogs Inspired One Life-changing Gift https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-two-small-dogs-inspired-one-life-changing-gift Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-two-small-dogs-inspired-one-life-changing-gift In 2006, Gary and Chris Johnson met Oscar and Gracie, two miniature Dachshunds who lived next door to their Dayton, Ohio home. It wasn’t long before Gary and Chris formed a special bond with Oscar and Gracie.

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Antibiotics, Friend or Foe? Resources for Understanding the Importance of Antimicrobial Stewardship https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/antibiotics-resources-antimicrobial-stewardship Wed, 02 Sep 2020 14:09:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/antibiotics-resources-antimicrobial-stewardship Many bacteria that cause disease in animals can also infect humans through regular, casual contact and others can infect humans through the food supply. State veterinary diagnostic laboratories, like the MSU VDL, routinely test samples collected from clinically ill animals.

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A Message to the Veterinary Classes https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-message-to-the-veterinary-classes Fri, 21 Aug 2020 18:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-message-to-the-veterinary-classes Dr. Lee Anne Kroll, alumna of the College's DVM Program and current instructor in the Veterinary Nursing Program, encourages students during uncertain times.

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Veteran, Mom, Student, Spartan: A Future Veterinarian's Journey https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/future-spartan-veterinarians-journey Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/future-spartan-veterinarians-journey Dual degree student, Andrea Weinrick, tells her story—taking the scenic route, getting into vet school, being a mom, and finding her passion for animal, human, and public health.

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Client Communication and Coronavirus: The Critical Use of Media in Treating an MSU Equine Patient https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/client-communication-and-coronavirus-the-critical-use-of-media-in-treating-an-msu-equine-patient Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:48:31 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/client-communication-and-coronavirus-the-critical-use-of-media-in-treating-an-msu-equine-patient Phoenix, a three-year-old female Paint Horse, presented to Michigan State University’s Equine Emergency Service for evaluation and repair of an extensive laceration. The laceration occurred earlier that same day. After being evaluated by her primary care veterinarian, Phoenix was referred to MSU.

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Thanks to MSU Veterinarians, the Beat Goes on for Long-Time Four-Legged Spartan https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thanks-to-msu-veterinarians-the-beat-goes-on-for-long-time-four-legged-spartan Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:36:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thanks-to-msu-veterinarians-the-beat-goes-on-for-long-time-four-legged-spartan Lola, an 8-year-old pit bull terrier, presented to the Michigan State University Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service (ECCM) on Friday, April 17, 2020 for tri-cavitary effusion, or fluid within the abdominal, chest, and pericardial cavities.

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MSU Alumnus and Friend Donate Stethoscopes to Incoming DVM Students https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-alumnus-donates-stethoscopes-dvm-students Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:30:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-alumnus-donates-stethoscopes-dvm-students This fall, the College will welcome the DVM Class of 2024 to its community. As these veterinarians in training become acquainted with their classes, College faculty, and campus facilities, they’ll also receive a very special welcome gift.

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2020 Summer Research Stories: Researching Remotely https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/2020-summer-research-stories-researching-remotely Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/2020-summer-research-stories-researching-remotely After an unprecedented spring semester reached its conclusion at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, some students embarked on summer break ready to reboot, recharge, and prepare for fall semester. Others participated in the College’s summer research programs.

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CVM Connect pairs veterinary students with professional mentors https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/cvm-connect-pairs-veterinary-students-with-professional-mentors Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:40:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/cvm-connect-pairs-veterinary-students-with-professional-mentors The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has expanded its existing mentorship program with CVM Connect, an online platform that matches students with mentors who work in veterinary medicine. The platform also can facilitate “flash,” or one-time, connections with alumni and host job and internship postings.

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Changes to MSU Small Animal Emergency Service https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-small-animal-emergency-changes Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:29:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-small-animal-emergency-changes To ensure we retain the ability to deliver patient care that meets the expectations of our clients, the MSU Veterinary Medical Center's Small Animal Emergency Service must modify their service.

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Thank You, MSU College of Veterinary Medicine teams! https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thank-you-msu-veterinary-healthcare-team Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thank-you-msu-veterinary-healthcare-team Throughout this pandemic, we’ve watched our fellow Spartans sacrifice, persevere, and champion their work, day after day. Our community of colleagues, clients, animal lovers, and Spartan Nation are so grateful for their hard work and so admiring of their strength.

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MSU College of Veterinary Medicine Statement Against Racism and Racial Injustice https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine-statement-against-racism-and-racial-injustice Wed, 17 Jun 2020 21:58:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine-statement-against-racism-and-racial-injustice The Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine stands against systemic racism and acts of violence against people of color.

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Moeser for The Conversation: COVID-19 and Immune System Sex Differences https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/moeser-for-the-conversation-covid-19-and-immune-system-sex-differences Fri, 12 Jun 2020 17:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/moeser-for-the-conversation-covid-19-and-immune-system-sex-differences Dr. Adam Moeser writes again for The Conversation: COVID-19’s deadliness for men is revealing why researchers should have been studying immune system sex differences years ago

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From President Stanley, Provost Sullivan: A message to the community on the shocking events in Minnesota https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-president-stanley-provost-sullivan-a-message-to-the-community-on-the-shocking-events-in-minnesota Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:48:17 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/from-president-stanley-provost-sullivan-a-message-to-the-community-on-the-shocking-events-in-minnesota A message regarding recent events in Minnesota and the MSU community

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MSU Large Animal Veterinarians Give the Gift of Life to Pigee’s Piglets https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-large-animal-veterinarians-give-the-gift-of-life-to-pigees-piglets Fri, 08 May 2020 19:03:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-large-animal-veterinarians-give-the-gift-of-life-to-pigees-piglets Pigee, a seven-year-old intact female miniature pig, presented to Michigan State University’s Large Animal Food Animal Medicine’s Service for evaluation of an apparent dystocia.

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Spartan Veterinarians Innovate First-Ever Surgery to Heal Feline Patient https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/spartan-veterinarians-innovate-first-ever-surgery-to-heal-feline-patient Fri, 08 May 2020 18:50:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/spartan-veterinarians-innovate-first-ever-surgery-to-heal-feline-patient Sophie, an eight-year-old spayed female Domestic Short Hair cat presented to the Michigan State University Small Animal Clinic’s Orthopedic Surgery Service for evaluation of medial patellar luxation affecting both hind limbs

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Revised Operations at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/revised-operations-at-the-msu-veterinary-medical-center Mon, 04 May 2020 17:18:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/revised-operations-at-the-msu-veterinary-medical-center The health of our clients, their animals, and our team remains the MSU Veterinary Medical Center's top priority. At this time, the VMC remains open to all emergency patients. 24/7/365, we are here for you and your animals.

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CMIB at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/cmib-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine Wed, 29 Apr 2020 13:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/cmib-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine Learn about the College's CMIB Program for graduate and dual-enrolled students.

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Laboratory Professionals: Highlighting Contributions to One Health https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/laboratory-professionals-highlighting-contributions-to-one-health Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:19:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/laboratory-professionals-highlighting-contributions-to-one-health This year, Laboratory Professionals Week comes at a time when the world is facing a global health crisis and laboratory professionals continue their essential work even in areas where stay at home orders are in place. At the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, the critical work of protecting human and animal health has not stopped.

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A Gorilla Doctors Volunteer: MSU Veterinary Pathologist Travels to Rwanda to Support Endangered Mountain Gorillas https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-gorilla-doctors-volunteer-msu-veterinary-pathologist-travels-to-rwanda-to-support-endangered-mountain-gorillas Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:41:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-gorilla-doctors-volunteer-msu-veterinary-pathologist-travels-to-rwanda-to-support-endangered-mountain-gorillas A Spartan Story with Paul Kratochwill and Deirdre Honner https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-spartan-story-with-paul-kratochwill-and-deirdre-honner Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:52:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-spartan-story-with-paul-kratochwill-and-deirdre-honner Hearing from Heroes https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/hearing-from-heroes Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:23:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/hearing-from-heroes Dr. Chris Gray, director of the MSU Veterinary Medical Center, reflects on these past few weeks, what it's like to be a veterinarian right now, and what it means to be a Spartan.

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How To Make Social Distancing Feel Less Distant https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-to-make-social-distancing-feel-less-distant Mon, 23 Mar 2020 20:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-to-make-social-distancing-feel-less-distant Like dogs and cats, we humans are ultimately social creatures. While the introverts among us may not balk at two or more weeks of limited in-person contact, the social distancing measures being advised by public health experts can still disrupt everyone’s overall social and mental wellbeing.

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A Day in the Life: Year One of the Reinvented DVM Curriculum https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-day-in-the-life-year-one-of-the-reinvented-dvm-curriculum Mon, 23 Mar 2020 11:51:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-day-in-the-life-year-one-of-the-reinvented-dvm-curriculum Veterinary Student Becomes Student Veterinarian at MSU Small Animal Clinic https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-student-becomes-student-veterinarian-at-msu-small-animal-clinic Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-student-becomes-student-veterinarian-at-msu-small-animal-clinic Second-year DVM Student Illissa Chasnick spent her time off from formal classes in East Lansing to learn about emergency medicine and practice her hands-on clinical skills over winter break.

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MSU Large Animal Veterinarians Collaborate, Saves Young Steer’s Life https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-large-animal-veterinarians-collaborate-saves-young-steers-life Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:56:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-large-animal-veterinarians-collaborate-saves-young-steers-life Leo is a two-year-old Holstein/Jersey steer that presented to Michigan State University’s Large Animal Emergency Service for obstructive urolithiasis, uroabdomen, and rumen dysbiosis/vagal indigestion.

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MSU Works with CANTER Michigan to Give Off-The-Track-Thoroughbreds a Life After Racing https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-works-with-canter-michigan-to-give-off-the-track-thoroughbreds-a-life-after-racing Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:31:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-works-with-canter-michigan-to-give-off-the-track-thoroughbreds-a-life-after-racing “Tapit on the Run,” a three-year-old Thoroughbred filly, presented to Michigan State University’s Large Animal Surgery Service for an incomplete lateral condylar fracture on the right rear limb.

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MSU IRONDOG Helps Fund Life-Saving Treatment for Pets https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-irondog-funds-life-saving-treatment-pets Mon, 30 Dec 2019 15:50:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-irondog-funds-life-saving-treatment-pets IRONDOG is a charitable fund that raises money to support the advanced medical and surgical needs of the pets hospitalized at the Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center.

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A Very Important Delivery: MSU Helps Protect First-Time Rhino Mom During Pregnancy https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-helps-protect-rhino-mom-pregnancy Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-helps-protect-rhino-mom-pregnancy Doppsee, the first-time expectant rhino mom from Potter Park Zoo, is due to deliver any day now! As the veterinary healthcare team prepares for the birth, they're reminded of where Doppsee's pregnancy journey began and why it's so significant.

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Pet Talk | A new treatment for broken bones https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pet-talk-a-new-treatment-for-broken-bones Thu, 21 Nov 2019 19:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/pet-talk-a-new-treatment-for-broken-bones Dr. Danielle Marturello, a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery, brought an innovative option for fracture repair with her when she recently joined the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine faculty.

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Give Green Day Profile: Kyra Heirich https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-kyra-heirich Fri, 15 Nov 2019 14:48:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-kyra-heirich Ahmed Named OISS Student of the Month https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ahmed-named-oiss-student-of-the-month Fri, 15 Nov 2019 13:54:02 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/ahmed-named-oiss-student-of-the-month Graduate student Husnain Ahmed has been named the Office of International Students and Scholars' Student of the Month. Read about his educational journey, advice for other students, and career plans.

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Thyroid Disfunction is a Panda-Emic? Not if This MSU DVM Student Can Help it https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thyroid-disfunction-panda-msu-dvm-student Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:50:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thyroid-disfunction-panda-msu-dvm-student Bridget Walker, DVM Class of 2021, spent most of her summer at the zoo—Potter Park Zoo and Binder Park Zoo. She performed physical exams, ran clinical tests, and conducted research on some of the world's coolest critters.

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Graduate students awarded at 100th CRWAD conference. https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/100-crwad Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:44:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/100-crwad Graduate students from the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine attended the 100th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease in Chicago.

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Give Green Day Profile: Jonathan Teeple https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-jonathan-teeple Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-jonathan-teeple Jonathan Teeple is DVM student at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. He has received multiple scholarships, and feels grateful for this support. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your financial support is incredibly generous, and is only surpassed by your willingness to help mentor and teach the next generation of Spartan veterinarians." Read more about Jonathan's interests and the impact of scholarships.

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MSU Veterinarians Make Rare and Life-Changing Diagnosis, Saves Dog’s Life https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinarians-make-rare-and-life-changing-diagnosis-saves-dogs-life Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:39:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinarians-make-rare-and-life-changing-diagnosis-saves-dogs-life Marlo, a three-year-old Pit Bull, presented to Michigan State University’s Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service as a referral for evaluation of a one-week history of stranguria/dysuria and recent diagnosis of urethral obstruction.

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A Case of “Open Mouth and Insert Hoof”: How a Routine Hoof-Trimming Resulted in Life-Threatening Respiratory Distress in Wilson, the Pot-Bellied Pig https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-case-of-open-mouth-and-insert-hoof-how-a-routine-hoof-trimming-resulted-in-life-threatening-respiratory-distress-in-wilson-the-pot-bellied-pig Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:57:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-case-of-open-mouth-and-insert-hoof-how-a-routine-hoof-trimming-resulted-in-life-threatening-respiratory-distress-in-wilson-the-pot-bellied-pig Wilson, a two-year-old neutered Pot-bellied pig, presented to Michigan State University’s Large Animal Clinic for a two-day history of respiratory distress after having his hooves trimmed.

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Give Green Day Profile: Zoë Williams https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-zoe-williams Fri, 01 Nov 2019 14:52:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/give-green-day-profile-zoe-williams Zoë Williams is a dual-enrolled DVM/PhD candidate at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Zoe was awarded the Tracy A. Hammer Memorial Fellowship. "I am truly grateful for this award and feel that I can closely relate to Tracy," says Zoë. "Tracy was also a dual DVM/PhD student—in fact, she was the first—at MSU, and she also loved horses." Read more about Zoë's interests and how this scholarship has impacted her education.

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The Lucky Fund: How a Community’s Generosity Saves Pets in Need https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-lucky-fund-how-a-communitys-generosity-saves-pets-in-need Wed, 30 Oct 2019 14:39:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-lucky-fund-how-a-communitys-generosity-saves-pets-in-need Here, you can read two stories of clients who received assistance from The Lucky Fund.

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Paul and Susan Bloom: 2019 Philanthropists of the Year https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/paul-and-susan-bloom-2019-philanthropists-of-the-year Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:08:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/paul-and-susan-bloom-2019-philanthropists-of-the-year At the College's Celebration of Generosity dinner, Paul and Susan Bloom were recognized as the 2019 Philanthropists of the Year.

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Life as a Veterinary Nurse: Alumni Stories https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/life-as-a-veterinary-nurse-alumni-stories Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:09:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/life-as-a-veterinary-nurse-alumni-stories Three alumna of the Veterinary Technology Program share their stories.

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MSU Toxicologist Travels to Ghana for Faculty Exchange Program https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-toxicologist-travels-to-ghana-for-faculty-exchange-program Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:24:46 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-toxicologist-travels-to-ghana-for-faculty-exchange-program Dr. John Buchweitz, assistant professor for the Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, and section chief in Nutrition and Toxicology for the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, shares his experience with the College and USDA's Faculty Exchange Program in Ghana.

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MSU Veterinary Technology: Past, Present, and Future https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinary-technology-past-present-and-future Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:28:26 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinary-technology-past-present-and-future A year ago, the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Technology Program celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The Program has been through many changes since it was established in 1968 and will soon experience another major change.

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Doppsee, the Rhino That’s Changing Veterinary Medical Education at MSU https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/doppsee-the-rhino-thats-changing-veterinary-medical-education-at-msu Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:25:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/doppsee-the-rhino-thats-changing-veterinary-medical-education-at-msu Bridget Walker, DVM Class of 2021, spent her summer at Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan. One of the highlights? Working with a pregnant black rhino.

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Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus Goes Rampant, Kills Michigan Animals and Humans https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/rare-mosquito-borne-virus-goes-rampant-kills-michigan-animals-and-humans Thu, 19 Sep 2019 20:12:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/rare-mosquito-borne-virus-goes-rampant-kills-michigan-animals-and-humans Part of the Team: Student Internship Experience https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/part-of-the-team-student-internship-experience Mon, 09 Sep 2019 18:50:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/part-of-the-team-student-internship-experience Katie Hybl, DVM class of 2021, talks about her internship experience.

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MSU Protects Police Dogs With Retired Police Dog Fund https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-protects-police-dogs-with-retired-police-dog-fund Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:38:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-protects-police-dogs-with-retired-police-dog-fund From their first day of service to their last, we protect the police and arson dogs of Michigan.

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Endless Opportunities: One Student's Summer Research Experience https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/endless-opportunities-one-students-summer-research-experience Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:28:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/endless-opportunities-one-students-summer-research-experience Kimberly Guzman, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student, shares her summer research experience.

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Summer Research: Students Share Their Stories https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/summer-research-students-share-their-stories Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:27:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/summer-research-students-share-their-stories Students involved in the College’s summer research programs created presentations designed to communicate their research to members of the public.

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MSU Veterinarians Recognized for Innovative Diagnostics and Therapies https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinarians-recognized-for-innovative-diagnostics-and-therapies Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:51:41 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-veterinarians-recognized-for-innovative-diagnostics-and-therapies Jean M. Brudvig, DVM, PhD, DACVP, academic Specialist in endocrinology for the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recalls highlights from the Society for Comparative Endocrinology and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine meetings this summer.

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To Malawi and Back: MSU DVM Student Returns to Malawi to Provide Free Veterinary Care https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-malawi-and-back-msu-dvm-student-returns-to-malawi-to-provide-free-veterinary-care Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:16:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-malawi-and-back-msu-dvm-student-returns-to-malawi-to-provide-free-veterinary-care With support from the College's Nachreiner Overseas Fellowship Fund, Meghan Kermeen, DVM Class of 2021, travelled to Malawi for the second time as a veterinary medical student.

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MSU DVM Student Steps Outside of Comfort Zone in Costa Rica https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-steps-outside-of-comfort-zone-in-costa-rica Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:03:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-steps-outside-of-comfort-zone-in-costa-rica DVM Class of 2021 student, Nicholas Moore, gained clinical experience through his veterinary mission trip to Costa Rica.

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A Desire to Serve https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-desire-to-serve Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:48:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/a-desire-to-serve Through the College’s Nachreiner Overseas Fellowship Fund, Kristy Herman, DVM Class of 2021, traveled to Costa Rica and participated in the CVM (Christian Veterinary Missions) program.

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Thank You, Dr. Nachreiner https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thank-you-dr-nachreiner Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:07:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/thank-you-dr-nachreiner Second-year DVM student, Chelsea “SeaJay” Bates, travels to Costa Rica for veterinary mission trip.

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Cultivating Clinical Experiences in Costa Rica https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clinical-experiences-costa-rica Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:56:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clinical-experiences-costa-rica Thanks to the College's Nachreiner Overseas Fellowship Fund, DVM Class of 2021 student, Alli Harju, expanded upon her clinical, communication, and Spanish speaking skills in Costa Rica.

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MSU DVM Student Has Life-Changing Experience in Morocco https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-life-changing-experience-morocco Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:57:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-life-changing-experience-morocco Isaac Burrell, DVM Class of 2019, travelled to Morocco for a three-week clinical experience, the highlight of his time at veterinary medical school.

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Education is Everything https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/education-is-everything Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:09:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/education-is-everything Bridget Walker, DVM Class of 2021 student, and summer student worker for Potter Park Zoo and Binder Park Zoo, shares her perspective on veterinary medical education.

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Use of an Acellular Fish Skin Graft Rich in Omega-3 (Kerecis™ Omega3 BURN) in a Canine Burn Wound https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/kerecis-graft-canine-burn-wound Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:58:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/kerecis-graft-canine-burn-wound A clinical report on Stella, the 8-month-old female Rottweiler who presented to the MSU Veterinary Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service after she was found by the Lansing Fire Department in a house fire on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

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The Importance of Zoonotic Pathogens: An MSU DVM Student’s Nepali Study https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-importance-of-zoonotic-pathogens-an-msu-dvm-students-nepali-study Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:58:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/the-importance-of-zoonotic-pathogens-an-msu-dvm-students-nepali-study Peter Fowler, DVM Class of 2020, had the opportunity to travel to Nepal as part of a public health clerkship through the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

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People, Animals, and the Environment: MSU DVM-MPH Student Gains International Perspective on Public Health https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/people-animals-and-the-environment-msu-dvm-mph-student-gains-international-perspective-on-public-health Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:32:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/people-animals-and-the-environment-msu-dvm-mph-student-gains-international-perspective-on-public-health Through MSU's One Health study abroad program in Nepal, Dana Stewart, fourth-year veterinary medical and Master of Public Health student, learned about the interconnectedness of people, animals, and the environment.

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One MSU DVM Student, One Week, One Health in Ecuador https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/one-msu-dvm-student-one-week-one-health-in-ecuador Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/one-msu-dvm-student-one-week-one-health-in-ecuador DVM Class of 2022 student, Jen Lauer, recalls the time she spent, and the lessons she learned, in Ecuador earlier this summer.

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Veterinary Medicine in Ecuador: A DVM Student’s New Outlook https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-medicine-in-ecuador-a-dvm-students-new-outlook Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:14:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-medicine-in-ecuador-a-dvm-students-new-outlook Ilissa Chasnick, DVM Class of 2022, explains how she gained a new outlook on veterinary medicine after her week-long externship in Ecuador.

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Q&A: Student Internship with Michigan Humane Society in Detroit https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-student-internship-with-michigan-humane-society-in-detroit Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:27:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/q-a-student-internship-with-michigan-humane-society-in-detroit Sara Lindo, DVM class of 2021, talks about her internship with the Michigan Humane Society in Detroit.

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Antioxidants: What They Do, How They Do It, and What It Could Mean for Dairy https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/antioxidants-what-they-do-how-they-do-it-and-what-it-could-mean-for-dairy Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/antioxidants-what-they-do-how-they-do-it-and-what-it-could-mean-for-dairy How antioxidants may make the difference when it comes to dairy calf health—and survival.

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We Aren't Ticking Around—Parasites Are Serious https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-arent-ticking-around-parasites-are-serious Fri, 31 May 2019 13:43:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/we-arent-ticking-around-parasites-are-serious Pets rely on us humans to protect them not only from the parasites themselves, but also from the diseases they can transmit.

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Do I Need Health Insurance for My Pet? https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/do-i-need-health-insurance-for-my-pet Fri, 24 May 2019 12:23:44 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/do-i-need-health-insurance-for-my-pet It’s no secret that companion animals can be unpredictable. From accidental injuries and unplanned toxicities to sudden illnesses, sometimes it seems like we spend more time focusing on—and paying for—the healthcare of our pets than we do for ourselves, not to mention, the worry we often experience associated with our pets and their health.

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Stella’s Story: How One Dog’s Inner Fire Burned Stronger than the One that Injured Her https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/stellas-story-how-one-dogs-inner-fire-burned-stronger-than-the-one-that-injured-her Wed, 22 May 2019 16:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/stellas-story-how-one-dogs-inner-fire-burned-stronger-than-the-one-that-injured-her In March, we met Stella, the canine victim of a house fire. Since the fire occurred in February, she has been treated at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center for several injuries; the most severe—partial- and full-thickness burn wounds that covered 10 percent of her body surface area—was healed in a way no other animal burn wound has been healed before.

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MSU Pathologist Puts on Dancing Shoes for Charity https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-pathologist-puts-on-dancing-shoes-for-charity Fri, 03 May 2019 13:33:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-pathologist-puts-on-dancing-shoes-for-charity Dr. Rebecca Smedley, pathologist and biopsy service coordinator at the MSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, is putting on her dancing shoes for charity.

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Case Study: Successful Tube Cystostomy for Mixed-Breed Goat with Obstructive Urolithiasis https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-successful-tube-cystostomy-for-mixed-breed-goat-with-obstructive-urolithiasis Thu, 02 May 2019 10:50:01 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-successful-tube-cystostomy-for-mixed-breed-goat-with-obstructive-urolithiasis Lucky, a one-year-old mixed breed goat, presented to the Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center’s Large Animal Clinic for straining and inability to urinate. According to his owners, the last time Lucky urinated normally was the previous day.

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Case Study: Palliative Radiation Therapy Treats Feline Nasal Tumor https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-palliative-radiation-therapy-treats-feline-nasal-tumor Thu, 02 May 2019 10:39:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/case-study-palliative-radiation-therapy-treats-feline-nasal-tumor Kitton, a 14-year-old spayed, female, Domestic Short-hair cat, presented to the Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center’s Radiation Oncology Service for evaluation of a suspected nasal mass after a several-month history of nasal discharge, sneezing, and stertorous breathing that was not responsive to antibiotic therapy.

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New Partnership Offers Integrative Medicine Training at MSU https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/new-partnership-offers-integrative-medicine-training-at-msu Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:07:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/new-partnership-offers-integrative-medicine-training-at-msu The Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians course offered by CuraCore and hosted at the College was the first time a college and certification program have partnered to teach a program on-site with the primary focus being on DVM students.

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MSU DVM Student Travels to New Zealand for Clinical Rotations https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-travels-to-new-zealand-for-clinical-rotations Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:08:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/msu-dvm-student-travels-to-new-zealand-for-clinical-rotations Eliana Greissworth, DVM Class of 2019, spent almost three months in New Zealand. A journey that was made possible by the College's International Programs and scholarships.

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Veterinary Medicine in the USA: War Drives Creation of Veterinary Schools https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-medicine-in-the-usa-war-drives-creation-of-veterinary-schools Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:27:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/veterinary-medicine-in-the-usa-war-drives-creation-of-veterinary-schools The first veterinary school was created, in part, because of a rinderpest epidemic in France, but there always has been another driver of veterinary medicine: war.

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To Mexico and Beyond, Part Four https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-four Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:51:28 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-four Jamie Welker, DVM Class of 2019, talks about how she aspired to advance her surgical techniques, practice her Spanish language skills, and learn about the sea turtle population in the area of Oaxaca, Mexico through her experience with the Mazunte Project.

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Aggression Toward Owners is Always Problematic, but When is it Pathologic? https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/aggression-toward-owners-is-always-problematic-but-when-is-it-pathologic Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:38:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/aggression-toward-owners-is-always-problematic-but-when-is-it-pathologic Dr. Marie Hopfensperger explains Conflict Aggression, the diagnosis of a typical variant of owner directed aggression, and how to treat it.

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Violet, the Pot-Bellied Pig, Lives On: MSU Theriogenology Service Funds Ovariohysterectomy, Saves Pig’s Life https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/violet-the-pot-bellied-pig-lives-on-msu-theriogenology-service-funds-ovariohysterectomy-saves-pigs-life Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:07:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/violet-the-pot-bellied-pig-lives-on-msu-theriogenology-service-funds-ovariohysterectomy-saves-pigs-life The story about Skylar Gray, a client of the MSU Large Animal Clinic, and Violet, her pot-bellied pig—and how getting Violet spayed saved her life.

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To Mexico and Beyond, Part Three https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-three Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:28:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-three Pedro Soto-Elias, DVM Class of 2020, recounts the lessons he learned, the memories he made, and the experiences he was given during his time with the Mazunte Project.

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Out of the Fire and into the ICU: MSU Saves Dog Rescued from House Fire https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/out-of-the-fire-and-into-the-icu-msu-saves-dog-rescued-from-house-fire Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:08:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/out-of-the-fire-and-into-the-icu-msu-saves-dog-rescued-from-house-fire After being rescued from a house fire, Stella, a two-year-old female Rottweiler, fought for her life at the Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center’s Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service.

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MSU Veterinary Orthopedics Research Presentation Videos https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/orthopedic-research-award-video Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/orthopedic-research-award-video Watch as residents share about their latest orthopedic research.

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Does the Rise of Animal-Driven Social Media Affect Veterinarians? https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/does-the-rise-of-animal-driven-social-media-affect-veterinarians Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:35:57 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/does-the-rise-of-animal-driven-social-media-affect-veterinarians In today's world, we think of our pets as our family; so much so, we curate a digital identity for them. Their digital identity, though it's trending, affects veterinarians more than we may realize—and not always in a positive way.

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To Mexico and Beyond, Part Two https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-two Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:32:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-part-two Melissa Santonocito, DVM Class of 2019, tells a story about her time in Oaxaca, Mexico, where she was a volunteer with the Mazunte Project.

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Your Pet on Pot, or Even CBD: Not a Good Thing, a Toxicologist Explains https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/your-pet-on-pot-or-even-cbd-not-a-good-thing-toxicologist-explains Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:54:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/your-pet-on-pot-or-even-cbd-not-a-good-thing-toxicologist-explains Dr. John Buchweitz, assistant professor for the Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation and section chief of Toxicology, gets real about weed, its many hybrids, and how they affect our pets.

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How Food Fraud Affects Consumers and What They Can Do About It https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-food-fraud-affects-consumers-and-what-they-can-do-about-it Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:09:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/how-food-fraud-affects-consumers-and-what-they-can-do-about-it The top 10 foods found to be fraudulent and action steps for consumers.

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Working for the USDA: A Student's Internship Experience https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/working-for-the-usda-a-students-internship-experience Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:15:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/working-for-the-usda-a-students-internship-experience Jonathan Teeple, DVM Class of 2020, reflects on his time working with the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

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To Mexico and Beyond: MSU DVM Students Learn, Discover, Heal, and Protect, Part One https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-msu-dvm-students-learn-discover-heal-and-protect-part-one Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/to-mexico-and-beyond-msu-dvm-students-learn-discover-heal-and-protect-part-one Jill Grogan, DVM Class of 2019, recalls her time with the Mazunte Project in Oaxaca, Mexico, earlier this year.

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24/7/365: A Day at the Veterinary Trauma Center https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/24-7-365-a-day-at-the-veterinary-trauma-center Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:41:52 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/24-7-365-a-day-at-the-veterinary-trauma-center Those who work at the MSU Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service don’t have the luxury of preparing for what kind of case is going to come through the door. The only thing they know for sure is their days are going to be unpredictable.

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Voyage to Veracruz: MSU Equine Welfare in Practice Clerkship https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/voyage-to-veracruz-msu-equine-welfare-in-practice-clerkship Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:37:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/voyage-to-veracruz-msu-equine-welfare-in-practice-clerkship MSU DVM students and large animal faculty tell the story of their journey to Veracruz, Mexico, for the Equine Welfare in Practice clerkship.

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Rinderpest and the First Veterinary School https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/rinderpest-and-the-first-veterinary-school Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:49:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/rinderpest-and-the-first-veterinary-school Modern veterinary medicine is largely considered to have begun in 1761, when Claude Bourgelat established the first school of veterinary medicine.

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Doggomedia: The Rise of Pups, Fluffs, and Flops on Social Media—and How this #Obsession Illustrates the Human-Animal Bond https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/doggomedia-the-rise-of-pups-fluffs-and-flops-on-social-media-and-how-this-obsession-illustrates-the-human-animal-bond Fri, 01 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/doggomedia-the-rise-of-pups-fluffs-and-flops-on-social-media-and-how-this-obsession-illustrates-the-human-animal-bond In a time where pets are anthropomorphized more than ever, people feel the need to create an environment where the lives and experiences of their pet(s) are similar to their own. And we get all goo-goo gah-gah heart-shaped-emoji-eyed when we look at them—#irl and on our social media feeds.

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Student Blog: Walking in Love https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-blog-walking-in-love Wed, 27 Feb 2019 21:08:06 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/student-blog-walking-in-love In February, as part of the regular Admissions, Student Life, and Inclusivity seminar series News and Views, Regina Carey M. Ed., presented: The Joy in My Feet—Walking in Love. The following blog was written by Shaun Goulet, DVM class of 2022.

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Clinical Research: the Best of Both Worlds https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clinical-research-the-best-of-both-worlds Wed, 27 Feb 2019 19:19:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clinical-research-the-best-of-both-worlds Dr. Kurt Zinn on veterinary research career paths and the importance of mentorship.

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Climate Change and Veterinary Medicine https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/climate-change-and-veterinary-medicine Mon, 25 Feb 2019 19:40:07 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/climate-change-and-veterinary-medicine As we look at fighting and adapting to climate change, a One Health approach would be extremely beneficial, which means veterinary professionals have an important part to play.

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New Dosage Protocol for Dogs with Addison’s Disease: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/new-dosage-protocol-for-dogs-with-addisons-disease-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/new-dosage-protocol-for-dogs-with-addisons-disease-a-randomized-controlled-clinical-trial Discoveries made by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center’s Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences Internal Medicine Service reveals new, cost-effective treatment options for dogs diagnosed with Addison's Disease.

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Art Becomes Science: Early Veterinary Medicine in the Current Era https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/art-becomes-science-early-veterinary-medicine-in-the-current-era Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:34:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/art-becomes-science-early-veterinary-medicine-in-the-current-era As we move out of the era of Hammurabi and Hippocrates and into the current era, the amount of information we’re able to gather about the history of veterinary medicine increases.

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Clicker Training for Humans: How Immediate Feedback Improves Learning https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clicker-training-for-humans-how-immediate-feedback-improves-learning Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:47:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/clicker-training-for-humans-how-immediate-feedback-improves-learning As education continues to evolve, so do teaching methods. While clicker training is not in use at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, the concept of instant feedback so clearly shown in clicker training is a large part of the College’s newly reinvented curriculum.

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Who’s Stronger? An Immunological Battle of the Sexes (from The Conversation) https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/whos-stronger-an-immunological-battle-of-the-sexes Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:19:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/whos-stronger-an-immunological-battle-of-the-sexes Dr. Adam Moeser discusses sex-based differences in immunological function, how these impact human health, and his continuing research.

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Profile: The Meadow Brook Immunobiology Laboratory at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/profile-the-meadow-brook-immunobiology-laboratory-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:46:00 +0000 https://cvm.msu.edu/vetschool-tails/profile-the-meadow-brook-immunobiology-laboratory-at-the-msu-college-of-veterinary-medicine Get to know the mission and members of the Meadow Brook Lab.

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