Thu, 27 January 2011
This week on Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Catherine Andre’, a CHF-funded researcher and member of the faculty at the University of Rennes in France. Dr. Andre’ has received funding for her work in malignant histiocytosis in the Bernese Mountain Dog. Dr. Andre’ describes malignant histiocytosis, breeds at greater risk for this cancer, treatment possibilities, and also her research into ichthyosis in the Golden Retriever and some of her other projects.
Dr. Catherine Andre’ graduated with a PhD in molecular genetics and oncology at the Paris University in 1992. Since 1995 she has worked at the University of Rennes in France (CNRS) on canine genomics and genetics. She manages the canine genetics group at CNRS working on the search for the genetic basis of inherited diseases in canines and humans.
Thu, 13 January 2011
This week on Genome Barks, we welcome Dr. Kate Creevy, Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia with a specialty in small animal medicine and infections disease. Dr. Creevy discusses the myths of vaccinations and infectious disease, susceptibility to vaccination reactions, regular vaccination schedules and the canine flu vaccine.
Dr. Creevy grew up in and around Cincinnati, Ohio, and attended Georgetown University for her undergraduate education. She earned her DVM from the University of Tennessee in 1998, and completed a rotating small animal internship at the University of Minnesota. She spent the next four years in private practice, initially in a small animal and exotics emergency-only practice in the Twin Cities, and then at Friendship Hospital for Animals, the only 24-hour general and specialty practice in Washington, DC. She joined the faculty at the University of Georgia in 2003 as an emergency medicine clinician, and subsequently completed both her residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, and her Master’s degree in Infectious Disease at UGA. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia.