of Veterinary Medicine
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
Dr. Fred Kummerow, CB's oldest department member at 98, recently published a manuscript reviewing his laboratory's findings on atherogenesis in Am J Cardiovascular Disease.
Dr. Indrani Bagchi is awarded the Penny Severns Breast, Cervical and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to investigate the role of estrogen in ovarian tumor formation
Dr. T.M. Valarmathi joined the department recently coming from the University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Welcome Dr. Valarmathi!
Dr. Melissa Clark , Department of Comparative Biosciences, passed the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Board Certifying Exam and will continue on to complete her Ph.D. in Pharmacology after three years in the Clinical Pharmacology Residency Program.
Dr. Lavergne in the news.
Expert Seeks to Expand Knowledge of Adverse Drug Reactions in Pets
On 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.
Comparative 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.
On December 13, the department celebrated with its traditional holiday party!
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