Legislative priorities for veterinarians and veterinary medicine on research-related issues.
Council on Research
Composition. The Council on Research shall consist of ten voting members of the Association representing the following areas of veterinary medical
Research resuming on campuses
Early this year, universities delayed the start of new research, reduced staffing in facilities, and added safety measures to ongoing studies. Now,…
Research dogs and cats adoption
The AVMA supports the adoption of healthy, post-study, research and teaching animals into long-term, private homes as companion animals
Researchers close in on white-nose vaccine
A new study shows that vaccination may reduce the impact on bats of white-nose syndrome, one of the most destructive wildlife diseases in modern…
Schultz honored for immunology research
More than 500 scientists from around the world attended the 99th annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases,
Teaching, research awards conferred
The following individuals are winners of the 2018 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and the Zoetis Award for
Antimicrobial research a priority for AVMA
Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat, and the AVMA is advocating for development of new drugs that would help protect humans and animals.
Research honored at scholars symposium
About 500 veterinary students presented research results through posters at the 18th annual National Veterinary Scholars Research Symposium,
Investigators recognized for outstanding research
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation presented awards to two individuals for their efforts in advancing veterinary research.
Student investigators acknowledged for research
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held July 28-31 at The Ohio State University,
Federal Regulations on Research Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in research.
Next Generation Researchers Act
Establishes the Next Generation of Research Initiative within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health
Foundation to fund agriculture research
A nonprofit organization created by the federal government is expected to fund agriculture research through private donations.
AVMA Policies Related to Research
The AVMA Council on Research oversees numerous policies related to biomedical research:
AVMA Research Awards
The AVMA Council on Research recognizes exemplary achievements of Veterinary Researchers through 4 different awards.
Research awards presented
The AVMA and American Veterinary Medical Foundation conferred awards on Dr. Henry J. Baker and Dr. Deborah W. Knapp for advancing veterinary research
The next generation of veterinary research
Even though Dr. Peter C. Doherty is the only veterinarian to ever receive the Nobel Prize
AVMA Clinical Research Award
The AVMA Clinical Research Award is given annually to a veterinarian in recognition of his or her achievements in patient-oriented research, including
LEGENDS: Teacher, researcher, and inventor
Dr. Heinrich J. Detmers, 1833-1906, helped build veterinary education at Midwestern U.S. colleges and researched the causes of diseases
Researchers honor Wagner
An estimated 450 people attended the 93rd annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Dec. 2-4, 2012
Recognizing research contributions
During the 2013 Merial–National Institutes of Health Veterinary Scholars Symposium, held Aug. 1-4 at Michigan State University
Teaching, research awards conferred
The following individuals are winners of the 2012 Carl J. Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award and the Pfizer Animal
Comparative medicine and translational research
Comparative medicine studies the similarities and differences in biology among animals to enhance the understanding of mechanisms of human and animal…
Funding available for PRRS research
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. is seeking research proposals for studies investigating porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.