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Veterinary prof a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor Katrina L. Mealey has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors – a prestigious group of scientists that includes 27 Nobel laureates. » More …

Fellowship awarded to CVM graduate students

2008 CVM Poncin Scholarship awardees and their mentors met with Bank of America Poncin trustees during the annual “meet and greet” luncheon March 24th in Bustad Hall.

The annual fellowship, which will be $22,887.40 for 2009, was awarded to five CVM graduate students engaged in medical research at WSU.

Pictured (L to R):  Front Row – Cindy Keyser (Bank of America Poncin Trustee), Fellows: Huan Zhao, Jennie Schei, Deborah Duricka, Dr.Seth Harris, and Dr. Sandra Taylor.  Back Row: Kevin Paulson (Bank of America), Mentors: Dr. Dave Rector, Dr. Mike Varnum, Dr. Steve Simasko, and Dr. Bob … » More …

Drugs for dogs: aligning medications to breeds

PULLMAN – Every dog has his day, and someday, every dog may have his own drug profile. Washington State University veterinary pharmacologist Katrina Mealey has launched a study of how different breeds of dogs react to common medications, and is asking dog owners in the Pacific Northwest for their help. The work was spurred by Mealey’s discovery a few years ago that dogs of herding breeds have a high risk of carrying a mutation that renders normally harmless drugs deadly. “Different breeds react differently to different drugs,” said Mealey. “If you test it in a beagle, it’s fine,” but in a herding dog the same … » More …