In the news

  • New technology developed by SynDaver Labs with assistance from UF College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members that consists of  a synthetic animal model designed to replace live animals and animal cadavers in veterinary surgical training was unveiled at a SynDaver press conference May 31. Stories about the new technology were generated by the Associated Press, Tampa Bay Times and many other news outlets and appeared all over the world.  The AP story and video are here.
  • A story about a dog treated successfully at the UF Small Animal Hospital for pulmonic stenosis appeared in dvm360, the American Animal Hospital Association’s NewStat blog, MRCVSOnline (UK) and Veterinary Practice News.



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June 2016

Mycoplasma specimen

UF researchers: New strain of bacteria likely caused disease in hunter

UF researchers: New strain of bacteria likely caused disease in a hunter.

Dr. Natalie Isaza

Shelter medicine professor named “Hero Vet” finalist

A national group has named a UF shelter medicine faculty member as a finalist in its “Hero Vet” contest.

Dr. Chris Vulpe

Researcher selected as semifinalist in toxicology testing competition

A UFCVM faculty member is a semifinalist in a national toxicology-testing competition.

Dr. Leigh Sawyer with Dr. Moody McCall

College’s 2016 Distinguished Award winners named

Recipients of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2016 Distinguished Awards were honored at commencement.

UF PETS group photo

UF PETS in Ocala accredited by key national group

The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services practice in Ocala has received accreditation from a key national group.

Donald, Bass Pro pig

Pig back home in Palm Bay after successful surgery at UF

A pig named Donny is home at the Bass Pro Shops live exhibit in Palm Bay after surgery at UF.

New mobile unit will expand shelter medicine outreach program

A new mobile unit will allow the Veterinary Community Outreach Program to expand its offerings.

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