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Monkeypox: What to Know About the Current Outbreak
Amid a steady rise in monkeypox cases worldwide, an assistant professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine explains how the virus is transmitted, who is at risk, and how vaccines can help control the spread
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Healing Animals. Helping Humans. Transforming Global Health.
"After this experience, I've fallen in love with academia and doing research."
— Ananya Mahalingam-Dhingra,
DVM Class 2022 about her work with Professor Melissa Mazan on a clinical study of a novel therapy for equine asthma
"I came away from the program with a much deeper understanding of the different paths my career could take and with a greater degree of self-confidence."
—Arielle Potter,
2019 graduate of the M.S. in Infectious Disease and Global Health Program and medical technologist on Quest Diagnostics’ COVID-19 team
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Healing Animals
Solving the Riddle of One Virus, Two Coasts, and Thousands of Seals
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine researchers are studying phocine distemper virus, which affects seals along the North Atlantic coasts of North America and Europe
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Engaging Scholars
Equine-Assisted Learning Course Sets Students Up for Success
In Cummings School’s Paddock to Practice course, horses teach students what they can’t learn in the classroom
Elizabeth Byrnes, pictured above on the left in her research lab
Helping Humans
How Opioid Use Affects Offspring in Rats
For years, researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine have examined the effects of opioid use in rats to better understand the drugs’ effects in humans