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COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals
Research Assistant Professor Heather Gardner (left), a veterinary oncologist and geneticist and Assistant Professor Amanda Martinot, a veterinary pathologist, are spearheading a new shared resource at Cummings School - the Comparative Pathology and Genomics Core - which is located in the newly renovated Peabody Pavilion lab space at Cummings Veterinary School of Medicine
Investing in the Power of Pathology and Genomics
State-of-the-art technology at the new Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource at Cummings School will help investigators interrogate the biology of diseases on another level
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’m bringing my unique set of skills as a wildlife veterinarian with a background in conservation medicine to prevent extinctions and ecologically restore the Galapagos ecosystems.”
—Paula A. Castaño,
2012 graduate of the M.S. in Conservation Medicine Program and Island Restoration Specialist for Island Conservation’s Floreana Ecological Restoration Project
“Gaining an understanding of public policy and its impacts on animals was career-changing.”
—Lindsay Hamrick,
2006 graduate of the M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Program and New Hampshire State Director for The Humane Society of the United States
"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
Triumphing over Tetanus
Healing Animals
Triumphing over Tetanus
Not many dogs contract this bacterial infection—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at Cumming School’s teaching small-animal hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year.
Changing the Face of Veterinary Medicine
Engaging Scholars
Changing the Face of Veterinary Medicine
While a veterinary student, India Napier, V20, launched a program that introduces veterinary-related topics to elementary-aged children in Worcester, many of them from diverse and immigrant families.
Testing a New Addiction Therapy
Helping Humans
Testing a New Addiction Therapy
The vast majority of patients being treated for opioid-use disorder relapse and take the drugs again at least once. Assistant Professor Fair Vassoler is studying a new way to potentially curb the opioid cravings that contribute to relapse.