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    Special delivery

    An orangutan from Como Zoo delivered a baby via Caesarean section at the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) on January 7. Delivered by Dr. Micky Trent in consultation with a team of veterinary anesthesiologists and human obstetricians and neonatologists, the young female orangutan weighed a healthy 3.45 pounds. She was cared for in the VMC’s intensive care unit for a few days before being returned to her mother.

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    The quest to eliminate invasive rats

    Invasive rodents are a problem for oceanic islands throughout the world, but efforts to eliminate them can have unintended consequences. Dr. Julia Ponder, executive director of The Raptor Center, explains.

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    University of Minnesota part of new One Health Workforce

    Under a new five-year award of up to $50 million, the University of Minnesota and Tufts University will be part of an international partnership of universities to strengthen global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats.

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    Buddy the beagle

    Stem-cell therapy at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center helped Buddy walk − and run − again.

    See the video

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    CVM alumnus leads new program to eradicate deadly disease of sheep and goats

    Peste des petits ruminants threatens the livelihoods of nearly 1 billion farmers in 70 countries.

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    Q&A with MnDRIVE research leaders

    The College of Veterinary Medicine is an integral part of one of MnDRIVE's core areas of research, global food ventures.

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    Global food ventures funding awarded

    More than $3 million has been awarded to 17 projects as part of MnDRIVE's global food ventures funding. Nine of the 17 projects involve College of Veterinary Medicine faculty, and nearly all projects are interdisciplinary, with collaborators from across the University, as well as external partners.

    Learn more about global food ventures

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    Nation's first PEDV virus surveillance test developed

    This is the second swine virus diagnostic test developed by University of Minnesota researchers in a matter of months. The tool is now available at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

    Get more information about the test

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    24/7 emergency services

    The Veterinary Medical Center offers emergency and urgent care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

Improving the health and well-being of animals and people, and strengthening Minnesota's economy, by providing high-quality education, conducting leading-edge research, and delivering innovative veterinary services.

Project selected for MnDRIVE Transdisciplinary Research Program

A project led by the College of Veterinary Medicine has been selected for the University of Minnesota’s MnDRIVE Transdisciplinary Research Program. "STEMMA: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics for Minnesota Advancement," will focus on two infectious disease case studies, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome and viral hemorrhagic septicemia, which will serve as prototypes. Ultimately, the project will include other diseases and species.

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