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UF researchers: New test may help identify human strains of tick-borne disease

Published: Apr 1st, 2014

UF veterinary researchers say a simple test could help identify strains of a debilitating tick-borne disease that infects and is on the rise in people.

Dr. Valerie Scharf and dog

UF researchers: Gold-based drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people and pets

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may help fight osteosarcoma, UF researchers say.

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UF researchers develop blood test for fatal disease of boas and pythons

Published: Jan 29th, 2014

UF researchers have developed a simple blood test to identify the presence of a usually fatal disease that strikes boas and pythons.

Veterinary student Cleon Hendricks, with Dr. Julie Levy. Hendricks participated in the tail vaccination study through the Merial Veterinary Scholars program.

UF researchers: Tail vaccinations in cats could save lives

Published: Oct 31st, 2013

An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle in terms of feline cancer treatment, UF researchers say.

Dr. Janet Yamamoto in her laboratory at the University of Florida.

UF researchers report cats may be the key to human HIV vaccine

Published: Oct 1st, 2013

Researchers report the surprise finding that blood from HIV-infected human subjects shows an immune response against a cat AIDS virus protein.

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UF veterinarians develop technique to test for manatee heart problems

Published: Jun 27th, 2013

UF veterinarians have developed a technique to test for cardiac problems in endangered manatees.

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New UF center focuses on inflammation and disease

Published: May 30th, 2013

A new UF center focuses on inflammation and disease.

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Dr. James Lloyd named dean

Published: May 1st, 2013

Dr. James W. Lloyd has been named dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

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UF researchers: Rare human parasite found in U.S. horse for first time

Published: Nov 15th, 2012

A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.

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Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.