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  • Dr. Berry's Research Highlighted in Stem Cells Translational Medicine

    Suzanne Berry-MillerComparative Biosciences faculty member Suzanne Berry-Miller published research in Stem Cells Translational Medicine detailing the use of stem cells to prevent the onset of dilated cardiomyopathy, a terminal condition in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, in animal models for the disease.

  • Wei Wang in Flaws Lab publishes manuscript in Biology of Reproduction

    Wei WangWei Wang, postdoctoral associate in Jodi Flaws lab has just published a new study in the Biology of Reproduction.

  • MD/PhD Student Maggie Blattner Completes her PhD in the Mahoney Lab

    Maggie Blattner

    Maggie Blattner completed her PhD in the Neuroscience Program under Comparative Biosciences faculty member Dr. Megan Mahoney. Maggie is now  enrolled as  2nd year medical student as part of the Medical Scholars Program at the College of Medicine.

  • Happenings in the Das lab

     

    Dr. Das Happenings in the Das Lab.

     

     

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    Hallo von Deutschland

    Hi everyone.  This will be the first of periodic blog posts from my Fulbright fellowship experience at the Veterinary University of Hannover in Hannover, Germany.  Duncan

  • Holiday Greetings from Germany

    Holiday Greetings from Germany to all CB faculty,staff, students, and friends!

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    Dr. Kummerow's Centennial and NPR Report

    On April 23, 2014, the Dept. of Comparative Biosciences and College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated Dr. Fred Kummerow's centennial year with a symposium in his honor.  Subsequently, NPR's Here and Now program interviewed Fred about his long struggle to get out the word about the adverse effects of trans fats in the diet.  See the centennial photos and hear the NPR piece.

  • Adjunct Departmental Faculty at Animal Poison Control Center Conduct Study of "Natural" Flea Products

    Safdar Khan

    Comparative Biosciences adjunct faculty member Dr. Safdar Khan was senior author on a retrospective study examining adverse reactions from natural flea products.

     

  • Students, Postdocs, Faculty, and Previous Trainees Participate in Toxicology Open House

     Helen Sable (U of Memphis) and Rupesh Gupta (Proctor and Gamble), previously postdocs in the department, returned to speak at the Open House.

     

  • Dr. Indrani C. Bagchi Holds Field Chair in Reproductive Biology

    Dr. Indrani C. BagchiOn Friday, September 21, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine invested Indrani C. Bagchi, professor of comparative biosciences, as the next holder of the Field Chair in Reproductive Biology.

    The work of Dr. Indrani Bagchi significantly informs and advances the field of reproductive biology, both by elucidating the hormonal mechanisms regulating female fertility and by putting basic insights to practical use in novel contraceptives. Spanning basic and applied investigations, her laboratory exemplifies the University's mission to excel in translational biomedical research.