11:56 am in Clinical, News, News, Oncology, Poultry, Public Health, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetsforum Editor)
Roslin Institute study into Marek’s disease discovers crucial link to mammalian cancer
Marek’s disease switches off genes controlled by HIC1 which inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
The Roslin Institute’s research was conducted on chickens and could result in direct gains for the poultry industry, but it also presents a better understanding of cancer across veterinary and human medicine.
For more information into the study please e-mail Tara.Womersley@ed.ac.uk
12:41 pm in News, UK, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetsforum Editor)
Professor David Argyle appointed new head of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh
David Argyle will become head of the Royal (Dick) School on 01 November, following Elaine Watson’s appointment as the University’s first Dean of International Veterinary Education and Business Development. Elaine Watson was head for 8 years.
David Argyle has played an important role at the school for years, heading the William Dick Chair of Clinical Studies at the University since 2005, and leading the University’s Veterinary Cancer Care Centre.
For more information and discussion on the Royal (Dick) School, please take a look at the school’s group.
2:10 pm in Anaesthesia, Clinical, News, Practice Management, Practice Management News, UK by Jonathan (Vetsforum Editor)
What do you expect of new veterinary anaesthetists on day one?
The Royal (Dick) School would like vets to take a short survey to advise in their course development to ensure graduates enter the workplace with all the relevant skills expected of them.
To take part in the survey click here.
11:35 am in Africa, Asia, Associations, Australia and New Zealand, Avian, Bovine, Camelids, Canine, Cardiovascular, Central America, Clinical, Dermatology, Ear, Endocrine, Equine, Europe, Exotics, Feline, Fish, Gastro-intestinal, Haematology, Hepatic, Human, Husbandry, Lagomorph, Marine Mammal, Middle East, Musculo-skeletal, Nervous, North America, Ophthalmology, Porcine, Poultry, Primate, Reproduction, Reptile / Amphibian, Respiratory, Rodent, Small Ruminants, South America, Urogenital, Veterinary Schools, Wildlife, Zoo species by Lisa
International animal welfare will be the focus of a centre that aims to equip the next generation of vets to improve the plight of animals across the world. The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education is to form an integral part of the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. The [...]