These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.
Cummings School scientists seek to put some evidence behind what we intuitively know is a wonderful thing: our special relationship with the animals in our lives.
Cummings School scientists seek to prevent a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world.
Going to the Dogs (And Cats)
When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot in common with our pets. Diet also plays a role in our shared ailments, such as heart disease. Researchers across the university are looking at what nutrition research could learn from companion animals.
The Ducks are Dying
A mass infection in common eider ducks and a newly identified virus spark a regional effort to manage wildlife epidemics.
Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers. A study mapping genes associated with two cancers common in golden retrievers could lead to better prevention and treatment of the disease in dogs as well as similar cancers in people.
Merial Veterinary Scholars Program
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine had nine students present their research at the 2015 Merial-NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium hosted by the University of California at Davis.