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Article ItemPrincipal investigator Tuohy awarded NIH R21 grant , article
A new, three-year NIH R21 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Joanne Tuohy and co-investigators Eli Vlaisavljevich, Irving Coy Allen, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, Nikolaos Dervisis, Greg Daniel, and Shawna Klahn to develop histotripsy as a novel method for the ablation of osteosarcoma, providing a low morbidity limb salvage option and an immunotherapeutic to target metastatic disease.Date: Nov 16, 2020
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Green awarded USDA-APHIS grant , article
A new yearlong grant from the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has been awarded to Julie Green for veterinary informatics research to integrate SNOMED CT connecting human and veterinary health data.Date: Sep 25, 2020
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Kehn-Hall awarded NIH R01 grant , article
A new, four-year NIH R01 grant has been awarded to principal investigators Kylene Kehn-Hall, Mikell Paige (George Mason University), and Dmitri Klimov (George Mason University) to develop potential molecular treatments for the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus.Date: Sep 15, 2020
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Davis awarded USDA-NIFA grant , article
A new yearlong grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has been awarded to Jennifer Davis for her work in the Food Animal Residue Avoidance and Depletion Program, the primary source for scientifically-based recommendations regarding safe withdrawal intervals of drugs and chemicals in food-producing animals.Date: Sep 01, 2020
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Hosig awarded SAMHSA grant , article
A new two-year Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration Agency (SAMHSA) grant has been awarded to Kathy Hosig to implement evidenced-based universal prevention curricula to reduce misuse of opioids and stimulants in rural Virginia.Date: Aug 13, 2020
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Caswell awarded NIH R21 grant , article
A new two-year NIH R21 grant has been awarded to Clay Caswell to investigate the role and impact of small regulatory RNAs on the virulence of Brucella spp.Date: Aug 10, 2020
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Research at VA-MD Vet Med
VA-MD Vet Med's research program includes both basic science to understand the molecular and biological basis for disease, and applied science to improve the lives of pets and people.
With a focus on One Health, the program brings together veterinarians, physicians, and other scientists to address public health threats affecting both people and animals.
The program's translational research approach aims to take laboratory findings directly to clients in a clinical setting.
Ongoing clinical trials in VA-MD Vet Med's hospitals test research discoveries to develop better methods of disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.