Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
USDA developing biosecurity audits
Federal animal disease authorities will expect farms to meet certain disease control criteria, verified by certification and audits
Clavijo chosen to head National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
Dr. Alfonso Clavijo is the new director of the Department of Agriculture's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
USDA awards $2.4 million to support rural veterinary services
Among the recipients, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners received its second grant to provide workshops on business management for
Researchers find antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis
Researchers have found an antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis, which is currently nearly 100 percent fatal.
Research symposium inspires with one-health success stories
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium took place July 28-31 at The Ohio State University.
Avian Influenza: Veterinarians
Questions/answers for veterinarians about avian influenza: How are companion birds infected? Can they spread the virus? How can owners protect pets?…
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
Avian Influenza: Physicians
Questions and answers about avian influenza for physicians and other medical professionals.
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Avian Influenza FAQ
Questions and answers about avian influenza, including: What is it? How is it transmitted? What is being done to stop its spread? Is it a problem in…