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An injured Merlin falcon, whose broken wing was repaired by the OSU Veterinary Teaching hospital, was set free on Saturday after months of rehabilitation and controlled exercise at the Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center.

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Twenty-five of the 175 rescue alpacas residing at OSU went to their adoptive family yesterday. But the most pressing issue for the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, is the care of sixteen pregnant females, two of which are expected to deliver soon.

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To prevent a disease known as ryegrass staggers, CVM researcher Dr. Jennifer Duringer has determined an acceptable level of fungus in ryegrass that will help American forage growers sell safe crops.

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Dr. Helen Diggs, OSU Attending Veterinarian, and Dr. Chris Cebra. OSU large animal veterinarian, have transported more than 100 sick alpacas to OSU for treatment.

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CVM large animal veterinarian, Chuck Estill spoke to Willamette Valley cattle producers on best practices for vaccination as part of a total health program including genetic selection, proper nutrition, and stress management.

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Vet Med mathematician demonstrates effective new approach to prevention of sleeping sickness.

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“Asked about their immune system, most people might think of white blood cells, lymph glands or vaccines,” says Dr. Natalia Shulzhenko, assistant professor in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicne, Department of Biomedical Sciences. “They would be surprised that’s not where most of the action is. Our intestines contain more immune cells than the entire rest of our body. 

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Dr. Kathy Magnusson, a neuroscientist in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomedical Scineces, has been working on the problem of cognitive decline with age, and possible methods for preventing it.

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OSU Large Animal Hospital has resumed normal operations following a two-week closure due to an equine influenza outbreak.

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Dr. Susan Tornquist has been named interim dean of the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. She succeeds Dr. Cyril Clarke who will become Dean of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine effective Oct. 1.

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