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Dr. Lara Mouttham’s paper, “A Biobank's Journey: Implementation of a Quality Management System and Accreditation to ISO 20387” awarded the Rosalind Franklin Society /Mary Ann Liebert (RFS/MAL) Award for the journal Biopreservation and Biobanking
The Cornell Veterinary Biobank (CVB) is proud to announce that Dr. Lara Mouttham’s paper, “A Biobank's Journey: Implementation of a Quality Management System and Accreditation to ISO 20387” was
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60 Minutes: Comparative Oncology: Trial cancer treatments for dogs could also lead to breakthroughs for humans
Watch or read the November 27th, 2022, 60 Minutes story by Anderson Cooper featuring comparative oncology and interviews with Drs. Elaine Ostrander and Nicola Mason.
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Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center awarded $61.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health
NEW YORK (Sept. 9, 2022)—Weill Cornell Medicine was awarded a $61.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) to continue
Congratulations to our 2023 COHA Translational Research Fellows
Please welcome our final cohort of 3 COHA Translational Research Fellows, who will begin training in fall 2023.
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Denver Gazette Article: 'Colorado Doctors Have a Pack Mentality'
An article published on March 21, 2021, in the Denver Gazette by Joey Bunch describes the impactful, translational cancer research in dogs taking place at Colorado State University's Flint Animal
The V Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Canine Comparative Oncology Research
CARY, NC (December 21, 2020) – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, has awarded three Comparative Oncology Research Consortium (CORC) grants of $500,000 each. The
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Can a Human Drug Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding in Dogs with Traumatic Injuries?
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is part of a multi-institution study to assess if a new field treatment would benefit military working dogs—and maybe someday pets in hemorrhagic shock By Genevieve Rajewski
Veterinary biobank is first accredited under new global standard
After years of planning and months of implementation, the Cornell Veterinary Biobank has achieved international accreditation under a new global standard, making it the first biobank of any type to
Helping Dogs—and Humans—with Cancer: NCI’s Comparative Oncology Studies
Since 2003, NCI has been using information from studies of canine cancer to help guide studies of human cancer and vice versa—a field known as comparative oncology.
Pigs Offer an Improved Animal Model for Studying Recovery from Stroke
Researchers at the University of Georgia and Emory University have developed a new therapy that may hasten the recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke. The stem-cell based therapy was tested
New Treatment for Dogs with Spinal Cord Disease May Offer New Insight into Possible Cures for Humans with ALS
Veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University are currently evaluating a new drug to treat dogs with degenerative myelopathy, a disease similar to amyotrophic lateral
Veterinarians and Physicians at the University of California-Davis use Activated Immune Cells to Treat Bone Cancer in Dogs
A team of researchers at the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis has described a new way to increase the anti-cancer activity of natural killer cells – a
New Precision Medicine Procedure Fights Cancer, Advances Treatment for Pets and Humans
In a first-of-its-kind study, University of Missouri scientists have helped advance a patient-specific, precision medicine treatment for bone cancer (osteosarcoma, OSA) in dogs. By creating a vaccine