Promising New Drug Development Could Help Treat Cachexia Promising New Drug Development Could Help Treat Cachexia
Promising New Drug Development Could Help Treat Cachexia

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly one-third of cancer deaths can be attributed to a wasting syndrome known as cachexia.

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Test Useful in Diagnosing Neurodegenerative Disease Test Useful in Diagnosing Neurodegenerative Disease
Test Useful in Diagnosing Neurodegenerative Disease

In 2009, Joan Coates, a veterinary neurologist, along with other researchers at the University of Missouri and the Broad Institute at MIT/Harvard, found a genetic link between degenerative myelopathy (DM) in dogs…

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College Opens Large Animal Ambulatory Facility College Opens Large Animal Ambulatory Facility
College Opens Large Animal Ambulatory Facility

The veterinary medicine service that is home on the range now has a new home, following the grand opening on Friday, April 21, of the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center’s Large Animal Ambulatory facility.

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Carolyn Henry Receives Kirk Award for Professional Excellence Carolyn Henry Receives Kirk Award for Professional Excellence
Carolyn Henry Receives Kirk Award for Professional Excellence

Carolyn Henry, College of Veterinary Medicine associate dean for the Office of Research and Graduate Studies and incoming interim dean for the college, is the 2017 recipient of the Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence.

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Gait Lab Opens Doors to Improved Treatments Gait Lab Opens Doors to Improved Treatments
Gait Lab Opens Doors to Improved Treatments

Diagnosing and treating service dogs and companion animals with orthopedic injuries can be challenging for clinicians and owners.

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Treatment Helps Dog ‘Live Long and Prosper’ Treatment Helps Dog ‘Live Long and Prosper’
Treatment Helps Dog ‘Live Long and Prosper’

Born with a severe and uncommon deformity in his foot, Mr. Spock had difficulty walking as he grew. After three surgeries at the Veterinary Health Center and months of physical therapy, he can now run and play without pain.

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Reproductive Services at the Food Animal Hospital Reproductive Services at the Food Animal Hospital
Reproductive Services at the Food Animal Hospital

Need help managing reproduction in your animals? Our routine and specialty services can increase your profitability by shortening your calving, lambing or kidding season and improving your genetic base.

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Novel Treatment Saves Foal with Respiratory Infection Novel Treatment Saves Foal with Respiratory Infection
Novel Treatment Saves Foal with Respiratory Infection

At two weeks old, Maggie seemed happy and healthy. Then she began struggling to breathe, developed nasal discharge and a fever, and became lethargic. She was rushed to the Veterinary Health Center in the middle of the night.

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The VMDL is a full-service laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. It provides in-depth laboratory diagnostic support to veterinary practitioners, livestock and poultry industry interests, companion animal interests, wildlife conservationists, scientists utilizing animals in their research throughout the university, state and regulatory officials, and clinicians of the Veterinary Health Center. Find out more about the VMDL.
 
The University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center at Wentzville, Missouri, offers unique services to complement the full line of routine and specialized veterinary care at our Columbia location. Our satellite clinic opened in 2011 and provides convenient care for St. Louis-area clients whose pets need cancer treatments, behavior treatment, dermatology or advanced diagnostic imaging.
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There are many benefits to enrolling in a clinical trial. Many provide first access to proposed new treatments that might be more successful than what is currently recommended. Other trials discover better ways to diagnose or monitor disease. Clinical trials contribute to our knowledge and improve the future quality of care for all pets. Additionally, we may be able to subsidize the cost of care if a pet is identified as a good candidate for a trial. Find out more about our clinical trials.