WSU tops nation in USDA research funding
Washington State University received more USDA research and development funding than any other university for the second year in a row.
The Silence of the Frogs
In the mid-1990s, investigators identified a mysterious and seemingly unstoppable killer. Its name? Chytrid. Its prey? Frogs. Since then, the disease has ravaged frog populations worldwide, and despite decades of research there’s still no cure.
Tanzanian farmers don’t vaccinate against foot and mouth disease. Here’s why
Foot-and-mouth-disease is one of the world’s most contagious and economically damaging diseases. Infected animals develop lesions on the feet, mouth, and/or mammary glands which cause lameness, loss of appetite and decreased milk yields.
Washington State University recognizes three veterinary faculty
Washington State University recently honored distinguished members of the University community, including three from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Scientists who discovered ‘amphibian plague’ worried a dangerous new hybrid disease will emerge
The team that cracked the case of the “amphibian plague” devastating frog and toad populations around the world are worried that worse is still to come.
Scientists prospect Zika and MERS scourge in Kenya
As the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) Annual Scientific and Health Conference concluded last Friday, infectious disease expert Njenga Kariuki made a startling revelation during his keynote speech.
Scholar calls for harmonized response to emerging diseases in Africa
African countries should adopt a harmonized approach to boost the fight against diseases affecting humans and animals, a Kenyan scholar said on Thursday.
AAVMC awards WSU researcher
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) awarded Guy Palmer, WSU Regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases, with the 2019 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award.
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Guy Palmer receives Excellence in Research Award
The founding director of WSU’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Dr. Guy Palmer, has received the 2019 Excellence in Research Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health
Gifts from pioneering philanthropists have equipped the US state for a frontline battle against some of the world’s deadliest diseases.