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    • 2014 Baker Institute News: Study reveals how parasitic worm shuts down body defenses 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-10-21)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: When parasitic worms invade muscle tissue, white blood cells called eosinophils rush to the scene. A study published in the Journal of Immunology this month reveals that ...
    • 2014 Baker Institute News: Virus causing mass Cape Cod die-offs identified 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-12-16)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Since 1998, hundreds and sometimes thousands of dead eider ducks have been washing up every year on Cape Cod’s beaches in late summer or early fall, but the reasons behind ...
    • 2015 Baker Institute News: Group urges action to protect endangered carnivores from distemper 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015-02-17)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Tigers, lions and other wild carnivores, already under threat from poaching and habitat loss, are falling victim to a virus that could soon drive some endangered populations ...
    • 2015 Baker Institute News: New technology promises fast, accurate stroke diagnosis 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015-11-30)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Minutes count when treating stroke, but current diagnostics take as long as three hours, careful lab work and skilled technicians to arrive at a conclusive diagnosis. ...
    • 2015 Baker Institute News: Stem cells delivered in microcapsules speed wound healing 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015-04-13)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Stem cells confined inside tiny capsules secrete substances that help heal simulated wounds in cell cultures, according to a new study by Baker faculty member Gerlinde ...
    • 2016 Baker Institute News: Baker Institute welcomes new director 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016-08-22)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: When he accepted the position as the next director of the Baker Institute for Animal Health, Dr. Luis M. Schang already had a tenured faculty position at one of Canada’s ...
    • 2016 Baker Institute News: Cancer-causing virus strikes genetically vulnerable horses 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016-06-10)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Sarcoid skin tumors are the most common form of cancer in horses, but little is known about why the papillomavirus behind them strikes some horses and not others. A new ...
    • 2016 Baker Institute News: Model helps identify drugs to treat eye infections in cats 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016-07-19)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: t’s a problem veterinarians see all the time, but there are few treatments. Feline herpes virus 1 (FHV-1) is a frequent cause of eye infections in cats, but the drugs ...
    • 2016 Baker Institute News: Surface mutation lets canine parvovirus jump to other species 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016-04-15)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Canine parvovirus (CPV) emerged as a deadly threat to dogs in the late 1970’s and has since spread to wild forest-dwelling animals. The transfer of the virus from ...
    • 2016 Baker Institute News: Worms use immune system to extract food from cells 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016-02-05)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: White blood cells are usually our allies in fighting infections, but new research shows that when Trichinella worms first invade muscle cells, one particular type of white ...
    • 2018 Baker Institute News: Mammary stem cells challenge bovine disease 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2018-04-30)
      This news item is about: Mastitis is the most expensive disease in the dairy industry. Each clinical case can cost a dairy farmer more than $400 and damages both the cow’s future output as well as her comfort. Bovine ...
    • 2018 Baker Institute News: New Test Measures Fertility 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2018-09-25)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: At a time when more than half of male infertility cannot be explained by current methods, a new test developed by Androvia LifeSciences is able to measure male fertility. ...
    • 2018 Baker Institute News: Transcription pause focus of NASA grant 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2018-05-05)
      This news item is about: DNA is a blueprint for cells to make proteins that allow those cells to function properly. To create the proteins, enzymes copy genetic codes from DNA strands and then transfer the instructions ...
    • 2019 Baker Institute News: Graduate student places second in 3MT competition 

      Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2019-03-28)
      This news item from the Cornell Chronicle is about: Teddy Yesudasan, a research master's student in plant breeding and genetics, grew up in a place where potatoes came in one color. When he arrived in Ithaca, he was amazed ...