News news at the College of Medicine

Young goat survives rare bone infection thanks to treatment at UF Large Animal Hospital

By • May 18th, 2023 • Category: Features, May-June 2023, News

Daisy Mae received a combination of antibiotic and extensive physical therapy over six-and-a-half weeks.

In the news

By • Apr 25th, 2023 • Category: March-April 2023, News

In the news A story highlighting Operation Catnip and featuring Dr. Julie Levy appeared in WUFT News. A story highlighting the annual ACVO National Service Dog Eye Screening event appeared in the Alachua Chronicle and on Yahoo.  A story about an online auction sponsored by UF veterinary students to benefit Ukrainian zoos was covered by VIN. […]

College rises two spots, lands at No. 7 nationally in new rankings by U.S. News and World Report

By • Apr 25th, 2023 • Category: March-April 2023, News

The new rankings reflect UF’s continued rise to national prominence.

Study: Black and white ancestral origins show no difference in susceptibility to COVID-19

By • Mar 30th, 2023 • Category: Features, March-April 2023, News

But some patients, whose genetic makeup gives them more protection, have a better chance of fending off infection from the virus.

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By • Feb 21st, 2023 • Category: January-February 2023, News

In the news Dr. Steve Roberts, a professor emeritus and former director of the college’s Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology, was quoted in an ABC News article on the recent train derailment incident in Ohio. Dr. Jim Wellehan, a professor of zoological medicine at UF, was quoted in a New York Times article about […]

Stallion with rare form of colic survives after surgery at UF

By • Feb 20th, 2023 • Category: Features, January-February 2023, News

The procedure used to successfully remove the horse’s gastric impaction was developed at UF.

Bald eagle released back into the wild after treatment at UF and Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

By • Feb 9th, 2023 • Category: January-February 2023, News

The eagle spent two months recovering from a fractured right shoulder, an injury likely sustained during its in-flight altercation with another bird near Lake City.

UF researchers discover new viruses in invasive pythons in Florida

By • Jan 24th, 2023 • Category: Features, January-February 2023, News

The team led by Dr. Robert Ossiboff was the first to characterize serpentovirus in wild free-ranging pythons or in any free-ranging North American reptile.

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By • Dec 13th, 2022 • Category: News, November-December 2022

In the news Dr. Cynda Crawford, who led the team that discovered canine influenza in 2004 and subsequently worked with a pharmaceutical company to develop a vaccine for the disease, appeared in an interview with CBS News that appeared on numerous CBS affiliate stations nationwide. She was also featured in  The Washington Post and the Sun […]

Faculty member honored during Celebrating Distinction ceremony

By • Dec 8th, 2022 • Category: Features, News, November-December 2022

Dr. Cynda Crawford was officially installed as the Fredrica Saltzman Endowed Professorship Chair in Shelter Medicine.

New mucosal vaccine prototype provides unprecedented protection against brucellosis in mice

By • Dec 8th, 2022 • Category: News, November-December 2022

The UF investigators aim to develop a better vaccine for animals and to ultimately develop a vaccine for humans as well.

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By • Oct 21st, 2022 • Category: News, September-October 2022

In the news Coverage of the UF Veterinary Emergency Treatment Service’s deployment to Fort Myers to help animals in need of care in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian appeared in the Washington Post, the Gainesville Sun, CBS4, the News-Press and WGCU.  A story about the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s role in the detection of […]