• Trevor Ames, Larissa Minicucci and Tom Molitor

    Larissa Minicucci wins College of Veterinary Medicine's Community-Engaged Scholar award

    Larissa Minicucci, DVM, MPH, was awarded the College of Veterinary Medicine's Community-Engaged Scholar award, which recognizes one faculty member or P&A individual annually for exemplary and engaged scholarship in their field. Read the full story.

  • Timothy O'Brien

    The Bright Future of “Mini-Brains”

    Tim O’Brien, DVM, PhD, and his team are the first to discover a high-yielding and efficient way to construct lab-made brain organoids known as "mini-brains." Learn more about this fascinating work and how it can lead to scientific advancement.

  • Sarah Neuser

    A Leading College, a Leading Student

    One of CVM’s own ascends to president of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA). Sarah Neuser will move into the presidency following the induction ceremony in Philadelphia on March 17. Read about her journey. 

  • iCOMOS

    iCOMOS: 3rd International Conference on One Medicine One Science

    iCOMOS is coming to the University of Minnesota April 29-May 2, 2018. Join us for this global forum on science and policy at the interface of environment, agriculture, and medicine. Learn more and register for the conference.

  • Dr. Pluhar with dog

    Canine Brain Tumor Research May Speed Human Trials

    A new five-year canine cancer research project, led by Dr. Liz Pluhar, may improve survival rates in dogs and give researchers more insight into glioblastoma to apply to human trials. Learn more about the Canine Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Program.


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Judicious use of antibiotics in food animal medicine is a key concept second-year DVM students are learning at the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

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Spotlight on: Jody Lulich, DVM, PhD

Dr. Lulich is hoping to find out why urinary stones form, how they can be eliminated from the body without surgery, and how to prevent their recurrence.