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Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses

Spider Monkey Mission

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.

Why is there a EEE vaccine for horses but not for humans?

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

Actually, there is a human vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), but it has never been approved for public use.

Alastair Cribb Named Dean of Cummings School

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The founding dean of the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine becomes fifth dean of New England’s only veterinary school Alastair E. Cribb, a visionary leader in veterinary medicine and founding dean of the… Read More

Making a Difference by Degrees

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

In addition to its D.V.M. program, Cummings School also offers graduate programs preparing scientists like these for service around the world.