Making teaching matter
For Steve Hines, it was Mrs. Ellen Walters, his fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Walter Shade Elementary School in West Carrollton, Ohio, that brought together his love for animals and science.
Tomorrow’s Scientists: Jessica Wong
Jessica Wong describes the work of veterinary pathologists as crime scene investigation but with less crime — and, at least in her case, more bacteria and ticks.
A crippling situation
Elk hoof disease continues spread into Idaho; hunters asked to report abnormalities
The Lewiston Tribune
Cracking the Lyme disease code
The next time a tick feeds on you, Washington State University researchers hope to make sure persistent arthritis caused by Lyme disease doesn’t linger for a lifetime.
Postdocs play key role in university success
Given the wide variety of roles they play across colleges and departments, there’s little debate about the value postdoctoral appointees add to Washington State University.
VMP Faculty Announcement - Santanu Bose
Santanu Bose and his collaborator Dr. Zhenjia Wang from WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences was recently awarded a NIH RO1 grant titled” Active Drug Loading to Nanovesicles for Targeted Drug Delivery”. Santanu Bose is a co-investigator in this RO1 grant. In this grant nanovesicles derived from neutrophil membranes will be tested as a delivery-vehicle for delivering anti-inflammatory drugs in the airway for treatment of acute lung inflammation/injury (ALI).
VMP Faculty Announcement - Allan Pessier
Allan Pessier was one of the recipients of the first annual Dr.-Frank-Mutschmann-Award given by the German Association of Amphibian and Reptile Veterinarians for the best paper on amphibian medicine published within the last 12 months. The paper published in PLoS One described experimental studies of water composition in the development of spindly leg syndrome, which is an important limiting factor to successful captive breeding of amphibian species.
VMP Announcement - Steve Hines
Steve Hines was recognized by the International Association of Medical Science Educators for his contributions to DVM education.
VMP Graduate Student Announcement - Ryan Oliveira
Ryan Oliveira earned a Charles L. Davis Foundation Student Scholarship Award by the Charles L. Davis/Samuel W. Thompson Foundation at the American College of Veterinary Pathologists meeting in San Antonio for excellence in his graduate program.