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  • 09/03/2010 Home Page BigBelly Arrives at Vet Med

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  • 08/27/2010 Home Page ISU Veterinary Surgeon discusses Canine Cruciate Ligament Rupture and Hip Dysplasia in AKC Podcast

    Dr. Karl Kraus, board-certified veterinary surgeon at Iowa State University's Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is featured in this week's Genome Barks podcast produced by the American Kennel Club's Canine Health Foundation. In the podcast, the AKC and Dr. Kraus discuss canine cruciate ligament rupture and hip dysplasia -- symptoms, treatments and prevention.

  • 08/26/2010 Home Page Ackermann Honored as the 2010 Recipient of Pfizer Animal Health Research Award

    AMES, Iowa – Dr. Mark Ackermann, professor of veterinary pathology at Iowa State University, was selected as this year’s recipient of the Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence. The award, given annually, recognizes outstanding research effort and productivity.

    Dr. Ackermann’s research in animal diseases is represented by more than 115 publications and eight book chapters. His research and expertise in ovine and bovine respiratory diseases has attained national recognition.

  • 08/24/2010 Home Page Carver Trust Awards Grants to Iowa State University Researchers
  • 08/20/2010 Home Page Dr. Fred Sick Receives 2010 Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine


    Dr. Fred Sick was recognized with the William P. Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine on Aug. 13 at the college’s annual Research Day luncheon. The award, given annually, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to society through their achievements, or have made major contributions to the enhancement of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The award was presented by Dr. Eldon Uhlenhopp, associate dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Outreach and Operations.

  • 08/18/2010 Home Page ISU and IPPA Announce Proposed Iowa County Swine Disease Control Project


    Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Iowa Pork Producers Association are taking steps to address a reproductive and respiratory disease that has circulated in swine herds for the past 25 years.

    ISU and IPPA have proposed a Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) control project in Iowa County. PRRS has been called the most economically important disease in pigs today, costing pork producers approximately $5 to $7 per pig marketed.

  • 08/17/2010 Home Page ISU Researchers Discover Cause of Immune System Avoidance of Certain Pathogens
  • 08/13/2010 Home Page State Fair Veterinarian Oversees All Creatures Great and Small

    AMES, Iowa – The deep-fried Twinkies and corn dogs will have to wait. As the veterinarian for the Iowa State Fair, Dr. Bruce Leuschen won’t have much down time as he oversees the health care for approximately 15,000 animals during the 11 days of the fair plus several pre-fair days.

  • 08/12/2010 Home Page ATTENTION: ISU is closed on Thursday, Aug. 12

    ISU is closed Thursday, Aug. 12