After a rigorous review of the semi-finalist candidates, the 2018 Veterinary Excellence Awards judging panel chose the following finalists for Practice of the Year: Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Fort Collins, CO; 4 Paws Animal Hospital, San Diego, CA; Lake City Animal Hospital, Lake City, FL
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A $6.4 million grant from the Open Philanthropy Project will support a clinical trial at Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Cancer Center of a vaccine to prevent any type of cancer in dogs.
Dr. Sam Johnson has joined Glenwood Veterinary Clinic. “Dr. J” moved to Glenwood Springs from Ocala, Florida, where he worked at a large equine referral hospital.
Terry Opgenorth, who holds a doctorate in physiology, built a 12-member team and went through the steps of taking an idea to market, launching the first conditionally approved drug for canine lymphoma, Tanovea-CA1.
Mule deer submission had more than tripled near the end of 2017, according to data provided by CPW senior wildlife veterinarian and CSU alumnus, Michael Miller, above. The success allowed the state to publish more precise maps on CWD prevalence. Research by Mark Zabel, the associate director of the Prion Research Center at Colorado State University, has found the agents behind the “zombie disease” are highly susceptible to change and are likely still evolving.
Parshley won election to the Olympia city council last November. She earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry from Oregon Health & Science University, her veterinarian degree from Colorado State University and practiced in Michigan, Houston, Texas, and Los Angeles, California.
“There will be millions of dollars in intellectual-property battles, no matter the merits of who or whatever,” because some of the patents are written so broadly, Colorado State’s George Seidel said.
“The real focus of some of the work there is to get people excited about careers in veterinary health,” dean Mark Stetter said. “We want to use that as a platform to get inner-city kids excited about going to college.”
Ian Orme, professor of microbiology and pathology at Colorado State University told Business Insider: ‘Thirty billion Lactobacillus sounds good, but after going through the stomach acid, only about 43 of them survive.
Dr. Patricia Canchola said her full-time job as the only staff veterinarian at Pueblo Animal Services – a division of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region – has opened her eyes to the need in her community.