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In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. David Vail of University of Wisconsin, Madison. A certified veterinary oncologist, Dr. Vail's research focuses on novel cancer therapeutics. In this podcast, Dr. Vail discusses various forms of cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation therapy delivery, as well as the translational nature of the research he performs, and its effectiveness in helping both dogs and humans live longer, healthier lives.
In this edition of the Genome Barks Podcast series, we welcome Mike Allway, the Manager of Breeder Enthusiast Services for the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, based in St. Louis, Missouri. Mike discusses the Purina Parent Club Partnership (PPCP) Program, which is an alliance between Purina, approved national breed clubs, or Parent Clubs, and the AKC Canine Health Foundation. The PPCP program was established to promote canine health and well-being, and since its inception in 2002, has raised more than $3.0 million in support of health research, education and rescue.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Ann Viklund, Director of Marketing for the Breeder Enthusiast Group of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company. Ann explains Purina's Pro Club program and how it can save you money, help your puppy buyers, provide access to informational resources, support your Parent Club and support canine health research for your breed through the AKC Canine Health Foundation.
This week on Genome Barks, we welcome back Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, a specialist in internal medicine and infectious disease at North Carolina State University. Dr. Breitschwerdt has received funding from the AKC Canine Health Foundation for various infectious diseases including Bartonella spp. In this podcast, Dr. Breitschwerdt describes several common tick borne illness, including Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Ehrlichiosis and Lyme Disease. Dr. Breitschwerdt also shares the symptoms to watch for and what treatments are available.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, a specialist in internal medicine and infectious disease at North Carolina State University. Dr. Breitschwerdt has received funding from the Canine Health Foundation for various infectious diseases including Bartonella spp. In this podcast, Dr. Breitschwerdt describes Bartonella, explains what clinical signs to look for in a potentially ill animal, and also discusses the various research projects underway.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Kathy Michel, Associate Professer of Veterinary Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. A Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, Dr. Michel discusses therapeutic diets, feeding dogs with illness and other topics useful for dogs with health challenges.
In this edition of Genome Barks we welcome Dr. Jerold Bell, the Director of Clinical Veterinary Genetics Course at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. In this interview, Dr. Bell discusses why genetic testing is important, describes the different types of genetic tests and how to best use the test results.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome back Eddie Dziuk, Cheif Operating Officer of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, and Administrator of the Canine Health Information Center (CHIC). Mr. Dziuk discusses the mission and objectives of the CHIC DNA Databank, the differences between the American Kennel Club DNA profile program and CHIC and other important factors about the CHIC DNA Databank.
In this edition of Genome Barks we welcome Mike Sampson, an expert in emergency management and preparedness. An adjunct lecturer at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Mr. Sampson discusses the One Health concept and its implications to both human and veterinary research. Additional topics include public health as it relates to veterinary medicine and the detection and treatment of illness like SARS and the latest influenza virus, H1N1.
In this edition of Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Heidi Parker of the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Parker has been studying how different purebred dogs are related genetically. This research will be instrumental in determining how different breeds share disease. How can the Great Dane and the Chihuahua be members of the same species? Listen and find out!
In continuation of our “What to Expect when you visit a Veterinary Specialist” series, in this podcast we bring you an interview with a veterinary oncologist, Dr. Rachel Reiman, of Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Dr. Reiman completed her DVM at Kansas State University and her oncology residence at Louisiana State University. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a specialty in Oncology.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.