Thursday, December 12, 2013

Imaging partnership benefits two- and four-legged patients

By Karen Templeton
MSU College of Veterinary Medicine

A special partnership focused on using imaging technology to treat brain tumors in cats and dogs shows promise for treating human patients.
Researchers at Veterinary Specialty Center, or VSC, an affiliate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and MSU’s Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies, are using imaging technology to understand more about canine and feline brain tumors. VSC is housed within the Premier Imaging complex in Starkville, just a few miles from the veterinary college. Premier treats human patients, while VSC treats animal patients.  more...