Discovery enables adult skin to regenerate like a newborn’s
The discovery by Washington State University researchers has implications for better skin wound treatment as well as preventing some of the aging process in skin.
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Rabies Hero campaign aims to suppress secondary disease outbreaks due to COVID – 19
Washington State University’s Rabies Free Africa launched the Rabies Hero campaign today to raise national awareness about potential disease outbreaks in animals.
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Mare scare: Putting Sugar back on her feet
Sugar, a 1,000-pound American quarter horse, was minutes away from death when she arrived at the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital with severe colic.
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WSU research behind potential game-changing Alzheimer’s drug
Medicinal chemist Joe Harding was in his lab at Washington State University trying to isolate, purify and clone the protein receptor for the hormone angiotensin II when he noticed something unusual but interesting.
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Veterinarians: Keep your pets out of the smoke
Dr. Bell said keeping animals out of the smoke as much as possible is best case, but if they must be outside, pet owners should limit that time if possible.
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WSU equine veterinarians deliver despite fatty liver
When Sue Morris sent her 17-year-old trail horse, Tracker, on a trailer bound for Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, she wasn’t sure he would survive the two-hour trip from Mead, Wash.
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USAID Feed the Future awards WSU $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab
A new $6 million grant from USAID will enable Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges in agriculture and food security.
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Gene-edited livestock ‘surrogate sires’ successfully made fertile
For the first time, scientists have created pigs, goats and cattle that can serve as viable “surrogate sires,” male animals that produce sperm carrying only the genetic traits of donor animals.
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WSU providing free COVID‑19 testing for students
With two new testing sites that significantly expand capacity, Washington State University is offering COVID‑19 testing at no charge to students regardless of whether they’re exhibiting symptoms.
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WSU launches new Center for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya
The new research center, part of WSU’s Global Health - Kenya program, will have the capacity to address infectious disease outbreaks in eastern and central Africa (ECA) and have an immediate impact to save lives.
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Viral haystack
The human world is in the throes of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, yet it’s just one among tens of thousands of coronaviruses in the animal kingdom.
Washington State Magazine

WSU White Coat Ceremony goes virtual
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s will move the annual ceremony to a virtual platform for the first time in its history. The event will be streamed on the college's YouTube channel starting at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20.
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Poor hygiene is significant risk for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria colonization
Scientists have found clear indicators for how the interaction of poor hygiene and antibiotic use contribute to the colonization of antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) bacteria in humans, a problem that contributes to hundreds of thousands of deaths annually.
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Pandemic puts digital spin on veterinary medical education
Dental procedures, growth removals, catheter placements, blood draws and stacks of client paperwork, too. From the seat at their dining room table via Zoom, veterinary students at Washington State University are overseeing these procedures and more.
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Bracing for the next pandemic
Inside his laboratory at Washington State University, Michael Letko is determined to give the world a leg up on the next pandemic.
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WSU faculty host free international seminar examining vector‑borne disease
Two Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members have organized the second wave of a free, virtual seminar series centering on vector‑borne disease.
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Giving women in veterinary medicine ‘true role models’
This morning, when Dori Borjesson walked into Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine as dean, it was a first for women. Until today, no woman had ever led the college in its more than 120-year history.
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WSU-inspired national gene-editing task force begins work
With the world’s population projected to reach ~10 billion in 30 years, scientists are working to use genetic technologies to address future food security problems.
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Study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells
Researchers have demonstrated that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells.
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Bat research critical to preventing next pandemic
The current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has a likely connection to bats...
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