Campus News

Looking for AVM

The Charlotte Observer, in a story also carried by the Kansas City Star and elsewhere, reported extensively on the attempt to find the cause of avian vacuolar myelinopathy, or AVM, a neurological disease that is killing bald eagles. Much of the research has been done by the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study at UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine. “Until we know exactly what it is, there seems to be very little we can rule out,” said John Fischer, SCWDS director.