Potential Cancer Breakthrough
For patients with terminal diseases, the pace of biomedical research can seem glacial. So it’s as exciting as it is rare when a breakthrough occurs that may lead to more immediate relief for patients. Such may be the case with liver cancer, thanks to research by Dr. Arlin Rogers.
Botulism Gene Therapy
Gene therapy could be more effective than existing treatments for botulism, a rare paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, according to infectious disease researcher at Cummings School Dr. Charles Shoemaker. The new approach could be used to treat other more common infections.
Partners in Healing
Veterinarians and physicians are poised to deliver a knockout blow to the cancers their patients share. Work being done by Cummings School faculty is helping to advance the field of comparative oncology, which looks at how cancer behaves and is best treated in animals and people.
DVM Students in Action
The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) offers students a strong background in the principles of veterinary medicine and exposes them to the spectrum of present and future career opportunities in the profession.
MCM Students in Action
The Master of Science in Conservation Medicine (MCM)explores the health relationships at the intersections of people, animals, and the environment.