Proteins allow Nipah virus to 'break into' cells
Scientists from Washington State University claim to have discovered how one of the planet's most deadly viruses uses teamwork to "break into" the human cell.
Studies to probe confluence of human, animal and environmental health in Africa
Several UW researchers are working on disease prediction and control by looking at the interrelationships of people, other living creatures and their habitats.
Fighting a sly, crippling disease
Brucellosis is nasty stuff. Untreated, it makes people sick for years.
How veterinary medicine can save the world
According to one researcher, veterinarians' understanding of issues affecting global health is unmatched—which requires their involvement on the world stage.
Brucellosis microbe infects, performs like giant
Jean Celli is uncovering some of the secrets of brucella’s success, adding to the knowledge about how the bacteria spread inside the body and outwit the immune system.
Gov. Jay Inslee at WSU
Gov. Jay Inslee toured Washington State University's Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health and the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL).
Vaccinating Dogs Against Rabies in East Africa
Rabies is a global health issue, claiming fifty to sixty thousand lives every year. Most of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Listen to the report on rabies in East Africa
Researchers in East Africa are making progress in controlling the spread of rabies, the most lethal virus in the world.
Team maps genes of 10th costly animal pathogen
A team of scientists at Washington State University recently sequenced and published the genome of their 10th animal disease microorganism.
Journal names Allen Center building of the year
The Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health at Washington State University won the Building of the Year contest sponsored by the Seattle-based Daily Journal of Commerce.