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Veterinary Medicine

Experts recommend steps to avoid spread of avian influenza

Several cases of the H5N1 avian influenza virus in birds have been confirmed in Washington state, and animal disease experts at WSU are asking the public to take measures to avoid its spread.

WSU veterinarians give basset hound a new life

Bailey’s heart stopped beating for 18 minutes but, defying the odds, the emergency and critical care teams at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital didn’t give up.

Young microbiology major stars in the lab

The Students Targeted toward Advanced Research Studies program, or STARS, gives students like Natasha Puzon the opportunity to earn a doctorate along with their bachelor’s degree in as few as seven years.

Never giving up on her dreams

Jesse Cogdill could have given up on her dreams of becoming a veterinarian at many points. But here she is, at 32 years old, only a few weeks away from graduating at WSU.

WSU home to leading parasitology expert

Dr. Laura Williams is one of fewer than 50 veterinarians in the United States board certified in parasitology by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists and the only one in Washington.

3D prints may guide vets through risky brain surgery

Dr. Thomas Wilkinson is working with surgeons at WSU to determine if 3D printing technology can be used to simplify a complicated procedure performed at only a handful of facilities in the country.