Prof Lectures About Rare Classic Car for United Way Fundraiser

November 20, 2015

Attention distracted drivers: keep your eyes on the road if you see Prof. Brad Hanna driving his 1960 DeSoto Fireflite. He doesn’t want to cause an accident, but he’s used to getting attention from passersby, including police officers and Hells Angels. One driver almost swerved off a four-lane highway when he saw Hanna driving his classic car; other drivers have run through stoplights.

“I have a really rare car that people like to see,” says Hanna, Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Hanna will give a lecture about his DeSoto...

Research explores heart disease gene

November 18, 2015

Up to 60 per cent of Doberman Pinschers share a genetic legacy: an inher­ited form of heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Although the disease is prevalent in Doberman Pin­schers, other large-breed dogs such as Irish Wolfhounds, Great Danes and Box­ers also have high …

Schofield Lecture explores the trail from animal disease and infertility to innate immunity

November 18, 2015

Dr. Martin Sheldon brings a unique perspective to his research into the molecular mechanisms of infection and immunity – drawing on clinical experience as a food animal veterinarian to design therapeutic strategies to combat uterine disease in cattle.

He will discuss how he moved from a clinical interest in this endemic disease of farm animals to discovering the underlying molecular mechanisms of infertility, during this year’s Schofield Memorial Lecture on November 18.

As a food animal veterinarian, “you have practical experience of animal disease, and carry a real-world perspective of the problem being addressed. This allows...

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