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Bird flu leapfrogged, Northwest to Midwest

By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, WASH. – The strain of bird flu causing sickness and the culling of millions of birds in the Midwest is the same strain first detected in Washington state in December, according to a Washington State University scientist who helped identify the virus. Until then, the pathogen had never been […]

College of VetMed cancels 2010 conference

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine announced it is cancelling its 2010 Annual Conference for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians slated for March.             Several factors figured in to the cost-cutting measure for the college. “The economic downturn and its affect on veterinary practices and supporting industries have made it fiscally unwise to try and […]

Veterinarians release rehabilitated falcon

PULLMAN – A peregrine falcon has been successfully released by WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine after the raptor made a full recovery from its injuries. The falcon, nicknamed Stephens for the man who brought the injured bird in from Rosalia, suffered from two broken bones in one of its wings. A team of WSU volunteers […]

Immunologist Awarded $1.9 million from NIH

PULLMAN — Wendy C. Brown, a professor and veterinary immunologist in Washington State University’s Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, has received a grant of nearly $1.9 million from the National Institutes of Health. Brown will use the five years of uninterrupted funding lasting through May 2013 to continue her internationally recognized studies of immunity […]