According to Dr. Felix Duerr, assistant professor of small animal orthopedics and sports medicine at Colorado State University, one of the most common uses for smart collars is to track weight loss — such devices can monitor a dog’s daily exercise the same way people use a Fitbit to track their steps.
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Reyes Murrieta, 1st place, oral presentation, Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, mentor Dr. Greg Ebel; Shaun Cross, 1st place, oral presentation, Life Sciences, Microbiology, mentor Dr. Mark Stenglein
A member of the Navaho Nation, John began his educational journey when he left the reservation to attend the Marine Military Academy, a college preparatory high school in Texas, aided by a scholarship from the Navaho Code Talkers organization.
Glen Golden, a research scientist at Colorado State University, was leading this study. He previously trained mice and ferrets to do similar tasks, but he said his greatest interest is in working with dogs.
Students from the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences presented their work through scientific posters and talks.
Sherry A. Johnson, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, a PhD student at Colorado State University (CSU), in Fort Collins, has been announced as the EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow for her investigation into new approaches to tendon injury rehabilitation in horses.
Dr. Lynn Griffin started the study last year with an internal grant from CSU to fund the tests with six dogs. This year, the Morris Animal Foundation provided a $100,000 grant for her to continue the study in at least 30 other dogs.
Doctor Jennifer Barfield with the Laramie Foothills Bison Conservation Herd Project, has been fighting to maintain a healthy herd of bison for the last four years.
Researchers tracked millions of people across seven countries, including the US, throughout their lives, and found that no matter the location on Earth or type of “green,” living near nature yielded similar health benefits globally, said study author David Rojas-Rueda.
The multi-discipline team included representatives from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota, the Prion Research Center at Colorado State University; the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center at Case Western Reserve University; and the Minnesota Department of Health.