The Merial Summer Scholars program introduces students to hypothesis-driven research, guided by a faculty member at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The 17 scholars recently presented their research findings to their peers and mentors, and seven went on to present at the National Symposium.
The Public Health Minor offered at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine offers students the chance to explore the many opportunities in the broad field of health care, and strengthen their chances of employment. Read more to learn about the minor, and how you can take advantage of these excellent courses.
Doctoral candidate India Napier recently presented a poster on her research at the Society for the Study of Reproduction international conference. Her research focuses on preventing feral cats from spreading the disease to other animals and people. Read more to learn about this extraordinary young woman’s experience and the importance of her work at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Bella came to the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital near death due to a skin parasite and medication reaction. A team of Auburn veterinarians reacted quickly, took a big risk, and saved Bella’s life.
Dean Emeritus Dr. John Thomas Vaughan was recently awarded the AVMA Award by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Vaughan was the fifth dean of the college, serving from 1977 to 1995. Read more to learn about the life of this extraordinary man, whose impact is felt not only at the College of Veterinary Medicine, but the entire veterinary profession.
The student organization SCAVMA will is hosting “Tails and Trails” Aug. 22, a 5K race and 1-Mile fun run to raise money to help put an end to Alzheimer’s. Read more to learn about the race, and to register to run.
Kathleen Morriss, a fourth-year student veterinary medical student, recently received the 2015 Winner’s Circle Scholarship, a scholarship for veterinary students who demonstrate a commitment to equine medicine. The scholarship is co-sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Foundation, Platinum Performance and the Race for Education. The scholarship is open to students who are members […]
Americans will be celebrating July 4 with food, fireworks and being outside, and it’s important to remember that while owners are enjoying summer, they need to be mindful to keep pets safe as well. Auburn University veterinarians Dr. Robert Lofton and Dr. Chris Lea says owners should take similar care of their pets as they […]
Auburn University Veterinary Teaching Hospital is offering expanded oncology consultation services for practicing veterinarians. Veterinarians are now offered a more extensive consultation than what has been offered in the past by faculty clinicians. Through this expanded service, oncology faculty clinicians will have access to detailed information from veterinarians requesting the service. The new service is […]
Researchers from Auburn University’s Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC), and Nuovo Biologics LLC, of Davie, Fla., have announced a partnership to develop new therapies for cancer. Initially targeting canine malignant melanoma, or skin cancer, a deadly tumor that affects many dogs, the team will be testing Nuovo’s innovative anti-cancer peptide drug MMX™ for its ability […]