Monday, July 21, 2014

KImberly Woodruff on WCBI talking about kitten population.

Allergies more than a nuisance for pets

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications
JACKSON -- Sneezing, itchy skin and swollen, watery eyes are hallmarks of spring and summer for some humans. But allergies can affect pets, too.
Dr. Juli Gunter, board-certified veterinary dermatology specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, said sensitivities to fleas and environmental elements, such as grass, tree and weed pollens and house dust mites, are the most common allergies in dogs and cats. read more...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

JAVMA News-Mississippi State’s specialty center shares advanced equipment with human medical practice

​Let’s start with a geography lesson. Starkville is located in central Mississippi and had a population of 24,360 as of 2012. Mississippi State University, which is partially located in Starkville, had an enrollment of 20,161 in 2013. The closest city with more than 100,000 residents is Jackson, Mississippi, which is 125 miles southwest of Starkville.
Given those figures, it may not seem plausible that the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine could offer high-end diagnostic testing and treatment options for its neurology and oncology patients. And yet, this is what it has: a 64-slice CT scanner, a 3-T MRI scanner, a 4-D ultrasound machine, and a linear accelerator that is so precise its beam can target a tumor within 5 millimeters.  read more...

Friday, June 27, 2014

Diagnostic diligence finds new bovine virus in state

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Professional inquiry and persistence recently resulted in the confirmation of a new cattle virus in Mississippi that previously had been identified only in California.
Dr. Jim Cooley, a veterinary pathologist and professor in the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, worked with a colleague at the University of California-Davis to identify the neurologic disease that causes inflammation in the brains or spinal cords of affected cattle.  Read more...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

MSU scientists make ‘killer’ recipes to fight cancer cells

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Cancer kills nearly 600,000 Americans each year, and a team of researchers at Mississippi State University is developing new and better ways of fighting back.
Dr. Cody Coyne, professor of molecular pharmacology and immunology in the Department of Basic Sciences at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, and his team of scientists are researching more effective ways to kill cancer cells.  Read more...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

MSU veterinary professor, alum honored by national organization Todd Archer of Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is being honored by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation. Read more...

Monday, June 23, 2014

Shauna Trichler receives U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship

On Facebook!Congratulations to Class of 2017's Shauna Trichler on receiving the highly competitive national U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship for the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps!