CSU Ventures recognized 14 awardees out of 95 submitted posters and abstracts.
Colorado State University specialists Retta Bruegger, Jenny Beiermann and Ragan Adams taught sessions on how to prepare for a drought, how to care for animals during an emergency, and other topics.
PODCAST: Greg Ebel is a professor at Colorado State University. He says temperature also affects mosquitoes’ ability to carry heartworm in the first place.
Dr. Sue VandeWoude and Dr. Kristy Pabilonia met with Colorado representatives in Washington, D.C., to advocate for the veterinary profession.
Dr. Geoff Heffner and Melanie Joy of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at CU Anschutz, were awarded a CCTSI pilot grant for promising CSU investigators and CU-CSU collaborations for "Medical Device for Kidney Disease Indication: from Canines to Humans."
The work is being led by Colorado State University’s Orthopaedic Research Center veterinarians, Drs Wayne McIlwraith, Frances Peat, and Chris Kawcak; and Dr Jeff Berk, from Lexington.
“The people affected by the disease are the most neglected, living in areas far away from health centres,” Dr. Francisco Olea-Popelka says. “They are the very same people in charge of producing the food for the rest of us.”
The calf, a 10-month-old named IVF 1, is also the first in the world to be conceived using eggs and sperm collected from Yellowstone bison, one of the last genetically pure herds in the country.
Eight bison -- four calves and their mothers -- were released in mid-March on public lands in northern Colorado. A 10-month-old calf known as IVF 1 was among the newcomers.
Dr. Val Johnson has primarily focused her research on dogs, studying the antimicrobial properties of stem cells and how they can be used to kill off harmful bacteria and treat chronic infections.