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Diagnosing Liver Failure

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Biopsies can often determine the cause of the disease, but that procedure carries its own risks.

Fighting canine ALS

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

“Giving these pets another one-and-a-half to two years of life would be a major success,” Dominik Faissler said. “Better yet, we’d be doing something for dogs that at the same time contributes to human medicine.”

Spotting Cancer

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

Contrast agent liver image

Veterinary Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

Monday, February 9th, 2015

It can be devastating when your pet receives a poor medical diagnosis. However, the opportunity to participate in a clinical study may help your pet’s outcome. As in human health, clinical studies can provide hope for a better quality of life for your pet while advancing veterinary medicine. Cummings School has many opportunities for companion animals to participate in clinical studies, which allow veterinarians to investigate and develop more effective diagnostic and treatment options for various disease conditions.

Now Accepting Applicants for Clinical Study

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

CLINICAL TRIAL: Comparative Pharmacokinetics of Gentamicin in Young and Aged Horses Antibiotic Use in the Aged Horse: Do We Need to Adjust Our Treatment? It is well documented as humans age (starting at 65 most… Read More

Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As… Read More