Laboratories terminated, but lessons learned
At veterinary colleges, such laboratories have come under increasing attention this past year.
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
ACLAM takes stance, addresses threats to medical research
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine has issued a position statement on animal experimentation.
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
USDA Confirms 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus in State Fair Pig
October 19, 2009 The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) has confirmed the presence of…
1925 - 1935
During this decade, reports on food animals predominated in JAVMA.
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.
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
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…
Iowa State University
Four alumni of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were honored at homecoming in November 2013.
Pig virus can spread through packing plants
A virus that infected U.S. pigs for the first time can spread through livestock trailers contaminated at packing
Study finds feral pigs had antibodies to zoonotic organisms
Testing at two Texas abattoirs revealed that feral pigs had been exposed to zoonotic bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
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.
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.
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.