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Dec. 4 2017

Panelists: Plastic kills marine life, has health implications for all

While you may envision plastic water bottles and bags floating in an ocean, even the stuff you can't see could be killing marine life—and scientists are working to understand the health implications of microplastics on people, animals and Earth.

May. 23 2016

Vet med professor named college’s associate dean

Dr. Scott Brown has been named the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine's associate dean for academic affairs.

May. 2 2016

Associate professor teaches how to explore ‘new ways around problems’

Dr. Ben Brainard possesses a penchant for challenges and real-time physiology in crisis.

Jan. 19 2016

Bioengineer named Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies

Karen J.L. Burg, a bioengineer whose cutting-edge work centers on absorbable polymers, biofabrication and tissue engineering, joined the faculty of UGA's College of Veterinary Medicine Jan. 8 as its Harbor Lights Chair in Small Animal Studies.

Sep. 28 2015

Noted researcher joins Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center

A researcher whose work focuses on the interspecies transmission and pathogenesis of influenza has joined the College of Veterinary Medicine as its new Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator and the holder of the Caswell Eidson Chair in Poultry Medicine.

Sep. 8 2015

Study finds South’s water sources pose risk for salmonella infection

UGA researchers have determined that various freshwater sources in Georgia could feature levels of salmonella that pose a risk to humans. The study recently was featured in the journal PLOS One.

Aug. 31 2015

UGA researchers to lead NIH-funded obesity study

One of today's most effective surgical methods for treating obesity is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. The procedure limits the amount of food and drink that can be ingested at one time and the amount of calories and nutrients absorbed through the intestinal tract. An unintended side effect of RYGB surgery is that it reduces the patient's taste for sweet and fatty foods.

Aug. 24 2015

Study finds high-fat diet changes gut microflora, signals to brain

Eating foods high in fat—tasty french fries, for example—changes the populations of bacteria innate to flora in the digestive tract, or gut, and alters signaling to the brain, according to a recent study co-authored by a UGA researcher. The result: People no longer recognize that they are full, which can cause overeating, a leading cause of obesity.

Feb. 2 2015

Cornell appointed associate dean for academic affairs in veterinary medicine

Dr. Karen Cornell, a board-certified veterinary surgeon and a professor in the small animal medicine and surgery department, is now associate dean for academic affairs for the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine. Her appointment was effective Jan. 1.

Nov. 10 2014

Magazine list highlights company founded by UGA professors

IS3D LLC, a company founded by UGA professors in the College of Veterinary Medicine to create interactive learning tools, has been named to Atlanta Magazine's Groundbreakers Class of 2014.

Oct. 20 2014

Professors’ tool for veterinary students wins award

A Web-based tool designed to teach critical thinking skills to veterinary students, created by a multidisciplinary team of UGA faculty, has won a second prestigious national award.

Sep. 15 2014

Network-based vaccinations may control disease outbreaks in endangered chimps

According to a study led by UGA student Julie Rushmore, focusing vaccination efforts on chimpanzees with the highest numbers of social contacts can reduce the number of animals that must be vaccinated to prevent an epidemic. This ultimately could make vaccination a more useful tool for the conservation of endangered great apes.

Sep. 15 2014

$1.1M NIH grant to study effectiveness of elephantiasis drugs

UGA researchers have been awarded a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine how two commonly administered drug combinations work to remove larvae from the bloodstream of people infected with lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis.

Aug. 25 2014

$1.3M NIH grant to develop new science education software

UGA researchers are developing new science education software to help elementary school students learn about how the body functions and how to make better dietary and exercise choices.

Jun. 30 2014

Cat’s meow

Surgeons in UGA's Veterinary Teaching Hospital successfully performed a kidney transplant in a domestic cat, using stem cells harvested from the patient to optimize the cat's acceptance of the new kidney.

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