March-April 2022 news at the College of Medicine

Dog recovering well after treatment at UF for rare case of botulism

By • Apr 18th, 2022 • Category: March-April 2022, News

The dog was believed to have contracted the disease by ingesting a carcass, and spent 30 days in the UF Small Animal Hospital’s ICU.

A message from our dean

By • Apr 8th, 2022 • Category: Around the College, Features, March-April 2022

A message from the college’s dean, Dr. Dana Zimmel.

Event held to better acquaint candidates with UF

By • Apr 8th, 2022 • Category: Around the College, March-April 2022

The first-time event was deemed a success and provided DVM candidates with a close-up view of the college.

In the news

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: March-April 2022, News

In the news A story about the rat lungworm parasite being discovered in invasive Cuban treefrogs appeared in Newsweek,  WFTV.com, Reptiles Magazine, and elsewhere. Dr. Amy Stone was quoted in an article in the Independent Florida Alligator relating to a new adoption program being launched at Alachua County Animal Services. A story about a spotted […]

Faculty member receives NIH grant to study RNA viruses of wildlife

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: March-April 2022, People

The R21 grant will further Dr. Andrew Allison’s study into how RNA viruses capture host genes to subvert immune responses and cause disease.

Researcher receives award for pain research

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: Features, March-April 2022, People

Dr. Mickle’s research is aimed at developing treatments for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.

Clinician honored by BSAVA for journal article

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: Features, March-April 2022, People

Dr. Wendy Mandese received the BSAVA’s Dunkin Award for an article she wrote that appeared in the Journal of Small Animal Practice in 2021.

Study shows effectiveness of 3D printed guides in surgical removal of equine keratomas

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: March-April 2022, News

UF is unique among equine hospitals in its routine use of the 3D technique to aid in surgical procedures.

2022 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: Around the College, March-April 2022

Five employees of UFCVM received 2020 Superior Accomplishment Awards.

New associate deans for clinical services appointed

By • Apr 7th, 2022 • Category: Features, March-April 2022, News

Drs. Michael Mison and Chris Sanchez will jointly oversee clinical operations at the UF Veterinary Hospitals.