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VM3s Begin Clinical Training

Published 10/17/2023
Amid hugs, handshakes, and a few whoops, 110 members of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2025 took the next step in their journey to becoming veterinarians. The college held its annual White Coat Ceremony Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Missouri Theatre.

Ongoing Vaccine Projects Address 100-year-old Disease and Others in Fight Against Tick-borne Diseases

Published 10/11/2023
Ongoing vaccine projects address 100-year-old disease and others in fight against tick-borne diseases.

Chris Lorson on fast track for spinal muscular atrophy drug

Published 10/9/2023
Curators’ Distinguished Professor Chris Lorson is forging a new path at the University of Missouri for drug development and clinical trials using a $4.3 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blueprint for Neuroscience Research grant.

CMP’s Dr. Elizabeth Bryda named one of 12 Curator’s Distinguished Professors

Published 10/5/2023
The University of Missouri Board of Curators recently named seven University of Missouri faculty members Curators' Distinguished Professors. A Curators' Distinguished Professorship is the highest and most prestigious academic rank awarded by the Board of Curators.

$12 Million Grant Will Boost Workforce Development at MU’s Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research

Published 8/21/2023
NIH-funded grant will provide additional trainings and support to existing University of Missouri employees, as well as recruit new employees.

Joan Coates Honored as CVM Alumna of the Year

Published 8/20/2023
University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Professor of Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery Joan Coates, DVM, MS, DACVIM, was announced as the college’s 2023 Alumna of the Year.

CVM Students Find Value in OEPS Conference

Published 9/14/2023
Twelve third-year students from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine recently attended the Opportunities in Equine Practice Seminar Conference visited Lexington, Kentucky.

Snider Named Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

Published 8/30/2023
The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes Tim Snider, DVM, PhD, DACVP, to the college as the new associate dean for academic and student affairs. Snider replaces Leah Cohn, DVM, PhD, who was filling the position in an interim capacity and is now the CVM’s interim dean. Snider’s appointment is effective Sept. 1.

MU Study Shows How Brucellosis Impacts the Brain

Published 8/29/2023
Findings, which highlight the protective power of innate lymphoid cells and interferons, could lead to future improvements in diagnostics and therapies for neurobrucellosis.

MU Study Supports Strong Link Between Respiratory and Digestive Diseases

Published 8/24/2023
During swallow study, 75% of dogs with respiratory disease had one or more digestive tract abnormalities.