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    • 2012-2018 Strategic Plan for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012-09-30)
      In order to maintain our excellence as one of the nation’s top veterinary colleges, we periodically revisit our goals and progress to formulate a strategic plan. The most recent of these plans was drafted on September 30, ...
    • 30th Annual Research Symposium: Chronic Disease and Aging 

      Unknown author (Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, 2019-11-06)
      Each year, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine hosts this event to support the College’s mission of providing education to a diverse population of professional and post-graduate students in preparation for ...
    • A 6-Nucleotide Regulatory Motif within the AbcR Small RNAs of Brucella abortus Mediates Host-Pathogen Interactions 

      Sheehan, Lauren M.; Caswell, Clayton C. (American Society for Microbiology, 2017-05)
      In Brucella abortus, two small RNAs (sRNAs), AbcR1 and AbcR2, are responsible for regulating transcripts encoding ABC-type transport systems. AbcR1 and AbcR2 are required for Brucella virulence, as a double chromosomal ...
    • A 7-week-old male Golden Retriever with extreme leukocytosis: A case report 

      Bingham, Emily; Conner, Bobbi; Stern, Jere; Vitalo, Amber; Schaer, Michael (Wiley, 2020-09-27)
      Although neoplasia should be a top concern for extreme leukocytosis in dogs, infectious causes must also be considered to avoid delays in treatment or undue recommendations for humane euthanasia. Blood film review is of ...
    • A History of the Development of Brucella Vaccines 

      Avila-Calderon, Eric Daniel; Lopez-Merino, Ahidé; Sriranganathan, Nammalwar; Boyle, Stephen M.; Contreras-Rodriguez, Araceli (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonosis affecting animal and human health. In the last several decades, much research has been performed to develop safer Brucella vaccines to control the disease mainly in animals. Till now, ...
    • A Review: competence, compromise, and concomitance-reaction of the host cell to toxoplasma gondii infection and development 

      Peng, H. J.; Chen, X. G.; Lindsay, D. S. (American Society of Parasitology, 2011-08)
      Toxoplasma gondii is an important zoonotic parasite with a worldwide distribution. It infects about one-third of the world's population, causing serious illness in immunosuppressed individuals, fetuses, and infants. ...
    • Abdominal ultrasonographic findings at diagnosis of osteosarcoma in dogs and association with treatment outcome 

      Sacornrattana, O.; Dervisis, Nikolaos G.; McNiel, E. A. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-09-01)
      The purpose of this study was to describe abdominal ultrasonographic findings present at diagnosis of osteosarcoma (OSA) in dogs and to investigate for associations with treatment outcome. Medical records from 118 dogs ...
    • The activation of the IFN beta induction/signaling pathway in porcine alveolar macrophages by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus is variable 

      Overend, Christopher C.; Cui, Junru; Grubman, Marvin J.; Garmendia, Antonio E. (2017-03)
      Background It has been recognized that the expression of type I interferon (IFN alpha/beta) may be suppressed during infection with porcine reproductive, respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV). This causes profound negative ...
    • ACVIM small animal consensus statement on safe use of cytotoxic chemotherapeutics in veterinary practice 

      Smith, Annette N.; Klahn, Shawna; Phillips, Brenda; Parshley, Lisa; Bennett, Peter; Flory, Andi; Calderon, Rosemary (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018-05)
      The purpose of this report is to offer a consensus opinion of ACVIM oncology diplomates and technicians on the safe use of cytotoxic chemotherapeutics in veterinary practice. The focus is on minimizing harm to the personnel ...
    • Adrenocortical Challenge Response and Genomic Analyses in Scottish Terriers With Increased Alkaline Phosphate Activity 

      Zimmerman, Kurt L.; Panciera, David L.; Hoeschele, Ina; Monroe, William Edward; Todd, Stephanie Michelle; Werre, Stephen R.; LeRoith, Tanya; Fecteau, Kellie; Lake, Bathilda B. (Frontiers, 2018-10-09)
      Scottish terriers (ST) frequently have increased serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) of the steroid isoform. Many of these also have high serum concentrations of adrenal sex steroids. The study’s objective was to determine ...
    • Advanced breeding techniques of small ruminants and camelids 

      Clark-Deener, Sherrie (2015-05-14)
      After a producer has gained knowledge and experience with the breeding management of their herd or flock, they may decide to attempt a variety of assisted reproductive techniques. What exactly is included in the category ...
    • Adventitious viruses persistently infect three commonly used mosquito cell lines 

      Weger-Lucarelli, James; Ruckert, Claudia; Grubaugh, Nathan D.; Misencik, Michael J.; Armstrong, Philip M.; Stenglein, Mark D.; Ebel, Gregory D.; Brackney, Doug E. (2018-08)
      Mosquito cell lines have been used extensively in research to isolate and propagate arthropod-borne viruses and understand virus-vector interactions. Despite their utility as an in vitro tool, these cell lines are poorly ...
    • Aligned nanofiber topography directs the tenogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells 

      Popielarczyk, Tracee L.; Nain, Amrinder S.; Barrett, Jennifer G. (MDPI, 2017-01-06)
      Tendon is commonly injured, heals slowly and poorly, and often suffers re-injury after healing. This is due to failure of tenocytes to effectively remodel tendon after injury to recapitulate normal architecture, resulting ...
    • Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment 

      Tallis, Heather; Kreis, Katharine; Olander, Lydia; Ringler, Claudia; Ameyaw, David; Borsuk, Mark E.; Fletschner, Diana; Game, Edward; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Jeuland, Marc; Kennedy, Gina; Masuda, Yuta J.; Mehta, Sumi; Miller, Nicholas; Parker, Megan; Pollino, Carmel; Rajaratnam, Julie; Wilkie, David; Zhang, Wei; Ahmed, Selena; Ajayi, Oluyede C.; Alderman, Harold; Arhonditsis, George; Azevedo, Ines; Badola, Ruchi; Bailis, Rob; Balvanera, Patricia; Barbour, Emily; Bardini, Mark; Barton, David N.; Baumgartner, Jill; Benton, Tim G.; Bobrow, Emily; Bossio, Deborah; Bostrom, Ann; Braimoh, Ademola; Brondizio, Eduardo; Brown, Joe; Bryant, Benjamin P.; Calder, Ryan; Chaplin-Kramer, Becky; Cullen, Alison; DeMello, Nicole; Dickinson, Katherine L.; Ebi, Kristie L.; Eves, Heather E.; Fanzo, Jessica; Ferraro, Paul J.; Fisher, Brendan; Frongillo, Edward A.; Galford, Gillian; Garrity, Dennis; Gatere, Lydiah; Grieshop, Andrew P.; Grigg, Nicola J.; Groves, Craig; Gugerty, Mary Kay; Hamm, Michael; Hou, Xiaoyue; Huang, Cindy; Imhoff, Marc; Jack, Darby; Jones, Andrew D.; Kelsey, Rodd; Kothari, Monica; Kumar, Ritesh; Lachat, Carl; Larsen, Ashley; Lawrence, Mark; DeClerck, Fabrice; Levin, Phillip S.; Mabaya, Edward; Gibson, Jacqueline MacDonald; McDonald, Robert; Mace, Georgina; Maertens, Ricardo; Mangale, Dorothy; Martino, Robin; Mason, Sara; Mehta, Lyla; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth; Merz, Barbara; Msangi, Siwa; Murray, Grant; Murray, Kris A.; Naude, Celeste E.; Newlands, Nathaniel K.; Nkonya, Ephraim; Peterman, Amber; Petruney, Tricia; Possingham, Hugh; Puri, Jyotsna; Remans, Roseline; Remlinger, Lisa; Ricketts, Taylor H.; Reta, Bedilu; Robinson, Brian E.; Roe, Dilys; Rosenthal, Joshua; Shen, Guofeng; Shindell, Drew; Stewart-Koster, Ben; Sunderland, Terry; Sutherland, William J.; Tewksbury, Josh; Wasser, Heather; Wear, Stephanie; Webb, Chris; Whittington, Dale; Wilkerson, Marit; Wittmer, Heidi; Wood, Benjamin DK K.; Wood, Stephen; Wu, Joyce; Yadama, Gautam; Zobrist, Stephanie (Elsevier, 2019-08-01)
      Although health, development, and environment challenges are interconnected, evidence remains fractured across sectors due to methodological and conceptual differences in research and practice. Aligned methods are needed ...
    • Alleviation of Collagen-Induced Arthritis by Crotonoside through Modulation of Dendritic Cell Differentiation and Activation 

      Lin, Shih-Chao; Lin, Chi-Chien; Li, Shiming; Lin, Wan-Yi; Lehman, Caitlin W.; Bracci, Nicole R.; Tsai, Sen-Wei (MDPI, 2020-11-10)
      Crotonoside, a guanosine analog originally isolated from Croton tiglium, is reported to be a potent tyrosine kinase inhibitor with immunosuppressive effects on immune cells. Due to its potential immunotherapeutic ...
    • Ambient and Dosed Exposure to Quaternary Ammonium Disinfectants Causes Neural Tube Defects in Rodents 

      Hrubec, Terry C.; Melin, Vanessa E.; Shea, Caroline S.; Ferguson, Elizabeth E.; Garofola, Craig; Repine, Claire M.; Chapman, Tyler W.; Patel, Hiral R.; Razvi, Reza M.; Sugrue, Jesse E.; Potineni, Haritha; Magnin-Bissel, Geraldine; Hunt, Patricia A. (2017-08-15)
      Background: Quaternary ammonium compounds are a large class of chemicals used for their antimicrobial and antistatic properties. Two common quaternary ammonium compounds, alkyldimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (ADBAC) and ...
    • Analysis of environmental and economic impacts of hydropower imports for New York City through 2050 

      Calder, Ryan; Borsuk, Mark; Robinson, Celine (Duke University Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, 2020-10-13)
    • Analysis of the antigenic determinants of the OspC protein of the Lyme disease spirochetes: Evidence that the C10 motif is not immunodominant or required to elicit bactericidal antibody responses 

      Izac, Jerilyn R.; Camire, Andrew C.; Earnhart, Christopher G.; Embers, Monica E.; Funk, Rebecca A.; Breitschwerdt, Edward B.; Marconi, Richard T. (2019-04-17)
      As Ixodes ticks spread to new regions, the incidence of Lyme disease (LD) in companion animals and humans will increase. Preventive strategies for LD in canines center on vaccination and tick control (acaricides). Both ...
    • Analysis of the Murine Immune Response to Pulmonary Delivery of Precisely Fabricated Nano- and Microscale Particles 

      Roberts, Reid A.; Shen, Tammy; Allen, Irving C.; Hasan, Warefta; DeSimone, Joseph M.; Ting, Jenny P. Y. (PLOS, 2013-04-12)
      Nanomedicine has the potential to transform clinical care in the 21st century. However, a precise understanding of how nanomaterial design parameters such as size, shape and composition affect the mammalian immune system ...