Tara, a schnauzer dog, relaxes on a dog bed

Staying on beat

The U of M Veterinary Medical Center cardiology team uses pacemakers to save the lives of beloved pets.

News Release

U of M Center for Animal Health and Food Safety receives $4.99M award for veterinary services capacity-building in East Africa

The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded a seven-year, $4.99 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support veterinary services capacity-building in East Africa. The grant aims to specifically build capacity for the critical evaluation, evidence-based revision and long-term monitoring of disease control programs to support local systems of animal health and food safety through group training and workforce development.

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Research Brief

Novel viral treatment effective against devastating bone cancer

Researchers from the University of Minnesota partnered with Mayo Clinic to conduct a groundbreaking study that could offer hope for dogs, and potentially humans, diagnosed with osteosarcoma —  a devastating bone cancer predominantly affecting children, adolescents and young adults. 

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