Published Date:March 30, 2011
Veterinary radiologists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois recently obtained what are believed to be the first 3-D internal renderings of dogs larynxes by using a restraint device they created that allows clinicians to perform CT scans on awake small animals without chemical restraint.
March 30, 2011
Published Date:February 7, 2011
Veterinarian Ken Welle joined the exotic animal department at the U. of I. Teaching Hospital last month after 22 years in private practice. The exotic animal service cares for a wide variety of species and comprises specialists with expertise in fish and reptiles, wildlife medicine and zoological medicine, in addition to Welle, who specializes in avian medicine and behavior.
February 7, 2011
Published Date:January 26, 2011
Sketches by more than 40 celebrity artists including Alan Alda and University of Illinois alumnus William Wegman will be auctioned along with autographed photos, vacation packages and nature-themed artwork at the 10th Annual Doodle for Wildlife.
January 26, 2011
Published Date:September 7, 2010
Researchers have identified a new target for the treatment of lymphoma and are testing a potential new drug in pet dogs afflicted with the disease. At low doses, the compound, called S-PAC-1, arrested the growth of tumors in three of six dogs tested and induced partial remission in a fourth.
September 7, 2010
Published Date:June 16, 2010
Mark Mitchell, a professor of veterinary clinical medicine, and his colleagues found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in sharks and redfish captured in waters off Belize, Florida, Louisiana and Massachusetts.
June 16, 2010