Ithaca, N.Y. -- A reproductive biologist at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is the first veterinarian to receive the National Institutes of Health's Pioneer Award, which provides a five-year, $2.5 million research grant.
Washington -- Uncle Sam's animal inspectors hope a proposed new rule under the Animal Welfare Act will make it easier to conduct unannounced inspections at circuses, mobile petting zoos and other animal acts.
Rockville, Md. -- The 2006 Executive Report from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) was released today by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine.
Geneva, Switzerland -- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given almost $10 million to the World Health Organization to help fight rabies in Tanzania, South Africa and the Philippines using a plan developed at Scotland?s Glasgow University veterinary school.
Washington -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's (NTRA) Safety and Integrity Alliance has accredited 12 racetracks and established several uniform safety and integrity measures during its first year of operation, and now an independent monitor will examine its work and issue a report on its effectiveness.