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New One Health project aims to help women-led farm families and livestock in Africa

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine recently embarked on a One Health project aimed at helping women farmers, their families and livestock in Senegal, Africa.

Sea otter mother and newborn

UF veterinary researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters

Published: Jun 17th, 2014

University of Florida veterinary researchers have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in sea otters.

Distinguished Award Winners 2014

College names 2014 Distinguished Award winners

Published: Jun 3rd, 2014

The college recently named its 2014 Distinguished Award winners.

Dr. Dan Brown

World’s largest mycoplasma collection now resides at UF

Published: May 1st, 2014

The world’s largest collection of mycoplasma specimens now resides at UF and will be a resource to the scientific community.

Dr. Basima Al-Khedery and Dr. Tony Barbet

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.

Dr. Jacobson holds ground boa

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.

Manatee sonogram

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.