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2020

DR. DOMINIQUE GRIFFON

JULY 2020 – Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Dominique Griffon, announces the completion, and launch of the video “Biocompatibility and Application of Allogenic Canine Fascia Lata”. This video is based on a case series and in vitro study showing that allogenic canine fascia lata can be a suitable alternative for treating soft tissue defects in dogs….read more and view video abstract here.


DR. JIJUN HAO & DR. GAGANDEEP KAUR

FEBRUARY – Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor Jijun Hao, PhD, and Associate Professor Dr. Gagandeep Kaur, DVM, PhD, have received a grant from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology to examine the sensitivity and specific of some ‘promising’ biomarkers to canine Atopic Dermatitis….read more.

DR. MOHAMMAD MIR

JANUARY – Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor Mohammad Mir, PhD, has received a $1.6 million Department of Defense (DoD) grant to identify new compounds to prevent replication of the Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus in host cells. The project is titled “Therapeutic Intervention of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: A Tick-Borne Viral Illness” and proposes…read more.


2019

DR. YVONNE DRECHSLER

Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor Yvonne Drechsler, PhD, has received a $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to functionally annotate the chicken genome, which has wide-ranging implications for better understanding of genetic factors influencing growth, reproduction and disease resistance in production. More…


2016

 

 

DR. DOMINIQUE GRIFFON

In January 2016, Dr. Dominique Griffon, DMV, MS, PhD, DECVS, DACVS, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine, published a nearly 1,000 page-long textbook, Complications in Small Animal Surgery (Wiley, 2016; 978-0-470-95962-6). More…


DR. OHAD LEVI

Dr. Ohad Levi joined Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine (WesternU-CVM) in 2010 as an Associate Professor, Surgery. Dr. Levi is also Course Leader for the Third Year Surgery and Anesthesia course. more…

Dr. Babak Faramarzi

 

DR. BABAK FARAMARZI

Dr. Babak Faramarzi, CVM Assistant Professor, published a research paper entitled: “Prevalence of palmar process fractures of the distal phalanx and association with front hoof conformation in foals”. more…

 

 


2014

Dr Beth Boynton DVM

 

 

DR. BETH BOYNTON

National Academies of Practice Inducts Elizabeth Boynton, more…

Dr Yiling Hong PhD

 

DR. YILING HONG

I became interested in stem cell research about 15 years ago. Earlier in my career, I wished to learn more about the biological properties of stem cells, More…

 

 


2013

Jijun Hao PhD

 

 

DR. JIJUN HAO

Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Assistant Professor Jijun Hao, PhD, discovered a novel compound that may offer leads for cancer therapy.

From Jan 15th – April 1st

Malika Kachani, DVM, PhD

 

DR. MALIKA KACHANI, DVM, PhD

Veterinary Professor and parasitologist Dr. Malika Kachani has been recognized on an international stage through several invitations More…

 

From NOV 15th – JAN 14TH

Chinise Delegation
On November 1, 2012, Dr. Henry Yoo (local veterinarian and friend of the College) hosted a visit by a delegation of Chinese veterinarians and scientists. Dr. Yoo describes the delegation as the top 16 people making veterinary medical decisions for China. More…

From OCT 24th – NOV 14TH

Victoria L. Voith, DVM, DACVB, PhD

Victoria L. Voith, DVM, DACVB, PhD

An article in Bark magazine, about how dogs’ looks play a role in their communication, prominently features Dr. Victoria Voith. More…

From SEPT 25th – OCT 23RD

CVM Faculty members

CVM Speakers at Zoobiquity

Five faculty members of WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine spoke during the Zoobiquity Conference. Dr. McNamara was honored to be the Keynote Speaker. Find out more…

From AUG 7th – SEPT 25TH

David C. Kersey, PhD

David C. Kersey, PhD

Over the last 10 years, Dr. David Kersey has been involved in Giant Panda conservation. He gives us an overview of his past, current and future research projects. Find out more…

From AUG 7th – SEPT 25TH

Miguel D. Saggese, DVM, MSc, PhD

Miguel D. Saggese, DVM, MSc, PhD

Dr. Miguel D. Saggese presented: “Prevalence of West Nile Virus Antibodies, Trichomonas spp. and Leucocytozoon spp. in Wild Nestling Birds of Prey from southern California” poster at the North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, August 13-18 2012. More…

 

From AUG 20th – 24TH

Tracey McNamara, DVM, DACVP

Tracey McNamara, DVM, DACVP

Tracey McNamara was recently interviewed by Chicago Tonight about her role in the discovery of the West Nile virus. There has been a spike in the number of cases this year prompting renewed interest in the virus. More…