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Comparative Biosciences adjunct faculty member Dr. Safdar Khan was senior author on a retrospective study examining adverse reactions from natural flea products.
Barbara Vanderhyden, Ph.D., of the University of Ottawa spoke on April 10 as the Billie Field speaker in reproductive biology.
Congratulations to Mr. Daniel McDougle, MD/PhD candidate and CB graduate student in Das Lab who has been awarded the prestigious and highly competitive American Heart Association (AHA) predoctoral Fellowship
On December 13, the department celebrated with its traditional holiday party!
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 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.
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.
Dr. Lavergne in the news.
Expert Seeks to Expand Knowledge of Adverse Drug Reactions in Pets
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. T.M. Valarmathi joined the department recently coming from the University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Welcome Dr. Valarmathi!
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