2015 CVM News: Poultry vaccine wins Innovator Award for CVM Emeriti
Poultry vaccine nets Ezra Technology Innovator Award
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This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Two Cornell professors emeriti of veterinary medicine have received the 2015 Ezra Technology Innovator Award for their work as co-inventors of the Marek's disease vaccine. Currently, 22 billion doses of vaccines that treat various strains of Marek's disease are administered annually to chickens in commercial production, of which Cornell’s vaccine is the most used. On Oct. 22 Provost Michael Kotlikoff, former dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, presented the award to Bruce Calnek, DVM '55, the Steffen Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Medicine, and Karel Schat, Ph.D. '78, professor emeritus in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
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Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Calnek, Bruce W.; Schat, Karel A.; Ramanujan, Krishna; Cornell Chronicle