May 25, 2016 | Research News
Alternating diet between high fat, balanced may help control obesity, study finds
Researchers at the University of Georgia's College of Pharmacy have discovered that alternating between a high fat and a more nutritionally balanced diet at regular intervals may help prevent or treat obesity and its associated metabolic disorders. They published their findings recently in the journal Scientific Reports.
May 10, 2016 | Research News
UGA veterinary hospital offers clinical trial for cats with chronic musculoskeletal disorder
Researchers at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital are seeking participants for a randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Onsior in cats with chronic musculoskeletal disorder.
May 6, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Phi Zeta honors awarded to faculty, students at UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized outstanding faculty and students with honors for excellence in teaching, research and service at its annual Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society Induction Ceremony.
May 2, 2016 | Research News
Diagnosing mononucleosis: UGA’s Mark Ebell works to expedite proper treatment
The University of Georgia's Mark Ebell wasn't impressed with research on infectious mononucleosis when he wrote his first published review on it back in the 1990s. He still isn't—a subject he discusses in the April issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
April 20, 2016 | Research News
Chemical exposure could lead to obesity, UGA study finds
Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers.
April 15, 2016 | General News
Athens veterinarians to participate in 2016 national service animal eye exam event
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will once again offer free eye exam screenings to service animals this May as part of the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam Event. The Animal Eye Care Clinic, located in Five Points, will also participate in the program.
April 15, 2016 | Research News
Preventing birth defects: UGA child health expert praises FDA decision to fortify corn masa flour
Corn masa flour, a staple in Hispanic cooking, is getting an added boost of nutrition, a move designed to reduce significant birth defects like spina bifida. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the announcement April 14.
April 14, 2016 | General News
UGA researchers working on Zika vaccine, can comment on virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that the Zika virus causes birth defects. Experts at the University of Georgia are available to comment on: • Their work to develop a Zika vaccine.• When Zika will come to the U.S.• The search for a vaccine and questions and answers about the virus.
March 29, 2016 | Research News
Narcissism linked to sexual assault perpetration in college, study finds
Almost 20 percent of college men have committed some kind of sexual assault, and 4 percent have committed rape, according to a study published by University of Georgia researchers who were examining the link between different kinds of narcissism and the perpetration of sexual assaults.
March 29, 2016 | Research News
UGA, Sanofi Pasteur develop new vaccine for H1N1 influenza
Researchers at the University of Georgia and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the development of a vaccine that protects against multiple strains of both seasonal and pandemic H1N1 influenza in mouse models. They published their findings recently in the Journal of Virology.
March 25, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association recognizes four
March 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA-Griffin to promote mental health awareness during 2016 Psych Day at UGA
The University of Georgia Griffin campus will present a day of sessions devoted to "Promoting Mental Health AWAREness" on Friday, April 1, in Room 104 of the Student Learning Center.
March 21, 2016 | Research News
UGA researchers find potential treatment for prostate cancer
Researchers at the University of Georgia have created a new therapeutic for prostate cancer that has shown great efficacy in mouse models of the disease. They published their findings recently in the journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine.
March 18, 2016 | General News
Lantern reveal: Medical Partnership students celebrate residency locations on Match Day
Resident applicants at the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership gathered on Friday, March 18, at noon in George Hall at the UGA Health Sciences Campus for Match Day, an event celebrating the next step in their medical careers.
March 18, 2016 | Research News
Researchers track neural stem cells by coloring chicken eggs from the inside
An overwhelming number of researchers still struggle within the black hole of the effectiveness and safety of stem cell therapy for neurological diseases. While the complexity of understanding how neurons grow, connect and function has long been studied, it remains a mystery, one that graduate student Forrest Goodfellow in the University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center is helping unravel.