Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health announces new director
Professor Tom Kawula will be the new director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University beginning Oct. 1.
Bacteria use traffic-cop-like mechanism to infect gut
A study has found that a cellular syringe-like device used to invade intestinal cells also acts as a traffic cop – directing bacteria where to go and thereby enabling them to efficiently carry out infection.
Rabies Just Can’t Get Any Respect
Last year, people watched with horror as Ebola ravaged West Africa and spread fear around the globe. Now it’s the turn of the upstart Zika virus to grab the headlines as an international health emergency.
Veterinary prof to lead wild sheep research endowment
Washington State University professor Thomas Besser was named the Rocky Crate D.V.M. and Wild Sheep Foundation Endowed Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research.
There is a Rabies Vaccine But 59 Thousand People Still Die From It Every Year
After an international meeting of researchers, the World Health Organization is calling for renewed efforts in fighting a disease that kills one person every 10 minutes worldwide.
WSU Part of WHO Plan for Eliminating Human Rabies
The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a vital link in the framework announced today for elimination of human rabies worldwide by 2030.
Increasing and accurately measuring rabies vaccination coverage in Tanzania
Since 2003 the Serengeti Health Initiative has been carrying out rabies vaccination campaigns that aim to achieve the 70% coverage required in order to eliminate rabies.
Weighing benefits, risks of wild birds on organic farms
Washington State University will help organic growers protect human health by assessing the risks and benefits of wild birds on organic farms.
Partnering with Veterinarians and Clients to End Rabies
Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Allen School is partnering with veterinary clinics and their clients to eliminate rabies as a public health problem worldwide.
Four win DNA sequencing research grants at WSU
Four researchers at Washington State University recently received grants for their next-generation DNA sequencing projects through the Genomics Core Laboratory at WSU Health Sciences Spokane.