May 2019

May 17th, 2019

NIH administers first clinical trial treatment for GM1 created by Auburn, UMass

Milestone marks the first patient with GM1 gangliosidosis treated with gene therapy The first clinical trial of a gene therapy treatment created through a research alliance between Auburn University and the University of Massachusetts has been administered in a child at the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH clinical trial […]

March 2019

Mar 21st, 2019

Nobel Prize winner presenting lecture at Auburn and visiting College of Veterinary Medicine April 10-11

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry George P. Smith will visit Auburn University and the College of Veterinary Medicine April 10-11. Professor Smith will present a public lecture, “Chemical Evolution with Phage Display”, at 2 p.m. April 10 in The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center auditorium, which will be followed by a reception. On […]

Mar 12th, 2019

College of Veterinary Medicine celebrates Brain Awareness Week

A vital alliance comprised of families affected by rare brain diseases, researchers searching for a cure and industry executives was highlighted during a Tuesday event at Auburn University. The panel event, “Building a Brighter Future for Rare Brain Disease Patients,” was held at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. There, five family […]

February 2019

Feb 22nd, 2019

Auburn University senior is on a mission for a cure for GM1

When Auburn University senior Cassie Bebout was 6 years old, her 9-year-old brother Jake died from GM1, a rare genetic disease with no cure. Cassie’s life was changed forever. The senior molecular biology major, who will earn her bachelor’s degree in May, has devoted her college career to helping find a possible cure for the […]

January 2019

Jan 10th, 2019

Auburn University holding 12th annual Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Day Feb. 15

Auburn University’s 12th annual Boshell Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research Day is set for Friday, Feb. 15, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The event brings together experts from around the United States to present current topics related to diabetes and the role of obesity in its development. The meeting is […]

November 2018

Nov 28th, 2018

Collaborative vet-ag research finds the music in the science

Auburn University faculty collaborating on a joint veterinary medicine, poultry science research project have discovered the music in their science, which could help visually impaired scientists interpret image data. Veterinarian Rachel Moon, an assistant clinical professor of radiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and Amit Morey, an assistant professor in the Department of Poultry […]

October 2018

Oct 9th, 2018

Auburn veterinary professors associated with 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry

A University of Missouri scientist received the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry Oct. 3, and the recognized technology that he developed has ties and applications among former colleagues and other researchers in Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. George P. Smith, the MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Science at the University of Missouri, is […]

September 2018

Sep 21st, 2018

U.S. Attorney General visits Auburn to Examine Initiatives Addressing Nation’s Public Safety Threats

The nation’s top law enforcement official, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, visited Auburn University  Friday to examine two Auburn initiatives designed to protect the public—one focused on the national opioid crisis and the other involving the world’s most advanced detector dogs. Sessions visited Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine for a look at its Canine Performance Sciences program, which is […]

August 2018

Aug 28th, 2018

Auburn Veterinary Medicine Maintains Full AAALAC Accreditation

photo of Dr. Bettina Schemera, left, and Jennifer Spooner

Animals play a key role in veterinary education and the advancement of medical care, and Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine strives to ensure that it follows only the highest standards in the care of animals under its charge.

May 2018

May 10th, 2018

Veterinary Expert: Ticks, Fleas Not Just a Seasonal Problem

Photo of Dr. Starkey in her office

Warmer weather is upon us and pet owners tend to think about tick and flea control for their dogs and cats. But according to a veterinary parasitology expert at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, this should not be just a seasonal concern. “A tick problem is not just a summer problem,” said Dr. Lindsay […]