Jess Cytron is helping give dogs a second chance at a local rescue shelter.
New research led by Dr. Stephanie McGrath found that 89 percent of dogs who received CBD in a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures.
VIDEO: In the pilot study looking at 16 pooch patients, nearly 90 percent of epileptic dogs had fewer seizures when taking the chicken-flavored oil, as compared to about 20 percent on placebo.
Dr. Stephanie McGrath, a neurologist and assistant professor at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has completed two clinical studies since 2016 on the effects of cannabidiol in dogs with osteoarthritis or epilepsy.
The way to move the needle forward in medical research is to engage in a clinical trial, Dr. Sue VandeWoude said.
VIDEO: Sunday, the Colorado Convention Center became an on-site street clinic, to provide free medical care and other services to pets of the homeless. “We’re heading off trouble before it happens, if we can. If they already have a problem, we are going to treat it as well as we can,” said Dr. Jon Geller, the Director of Street Dog Coalition.
From participating in insect identification competitions with Science Olympiad to majoring in biomedical sciences at CSU, to painting in her spare time — Hannah Haberecht’s interests seem to span the gamut. She is sharing two of her talents through an art exhibit and class at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji, Iowa, this summer.
The new board members include John Belisle, professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University, whose work focuses on the physiology of bacterial pathogens and how they trigger metabolic responses in the human host.
When Noa Roman-Muniz was interning at CSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital in 2001 and visiting local dairy farms, she noticed that managers were giving instructions to workers in English, but many of the employees were foreign-born Spanish speakers who clearly didn’t understand.