Barkley House: A Dream Whose Time has Come

Barkley was a rescued Great Pyrenees who underwent treatment for bone cancer at the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center (VHC). When he fell ill, his owner would drive him more than two hours each way every time he received radiation treatments. However, when she broke her ankle…
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Alumnus Honors Father by Helping Future Veterinarians

MU College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus George Fischer, DVM ’54, has a long history of supporting his alma mater. A resident of Amity, Missouri, he made his first gift to the college in 1964. In 2001, he established the Carl Frederick Fischer and George Franklin Fischer Veterinary Medicine Scholarship.
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CVM Integral to Effort to Advance Precision Medicine

The University of Missouri System is bringing together top researchers from around the world to focus on revolutionizing health care delivery for cancer, neurological and vascular diseases. Opening in 2021, a $200 million-plus world-class facility on Mizzou’s campus will create a hub of interdisciplinary collaboration…
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MU Alumnus Help Mizzou Veterinarians Enhance Care

In the past nine years, William H. Canney has rescued numerous Brittany spaniels. But when he received a devastating diagnosis that led him to believe his beloved dog Connor had cancer, he found it was himself who was in need of a lifeline. Canney, a Detroit, Michigan, banker and longtime friend…
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MU’s VMDL on the Front Lines Protecting Public Health

The VMDL is a Level I Laboratory of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network. Working with the U.S. and Missouri Departments of Agriculture, the VMDL plays a major role in early detection, testing, and during and post outbreaks of foreign and emerging animal diseases, such as avian Newcastle disease…
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