Items in this collection are public presentations made by Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Navigating the two-way street of comparative oncology 

    Henry, Carolyn J. (2010-03)
    Companion animals offer a unique model for study of spontaneously occurring cancer for many reasons. Our pets share our environment, thus may have similar exposure to environmental carcinogens. The technology for diagnosis ...
  • Shelter Dog Behavior Improvement: Dog Walking as Enrichment 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-03)
    Background: Several million dogs are euthanized in animal shelters annually after multiple relinquishment reasons (Scarlett, 2002; Salman, 1998; New, 2000 & Kass, 2001). Gains in pet adoptions are happening via shelter ...
  • Clinical and Computational Collaboration in Orthopaedic Biomechanics 

    Guess, Trent M.; Cook, James L. (James Lee), 1965- (2010-03)
    The mission of the Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Columbia (COL-UMC) is three-fold: 1.To design and conduct the highest quality hypothesis-driven research focused on orthopaedic disorders ...
  • Dose escalation safety study of Nanotax® in dogs [abstract] 

    Selting, Kim A.; Decedue, Charles; Henry, Carolyn J.; Axiak, Sandra M. (2010-03)
    The goal of this project is to determine the suitability of CritiTech's existing formulation of fine-particle paclitaxel, Nanotax®, for the treatment of spontaneously-occurring cancer in dogs. The rationale behind this ...
  • Comparative Oncology and Clinical Translation of glyco protein conjugated Gold Nano Therapeutic Agent (GA-198AuNP) [abstract] 

    Kannan, Raghuraman; Kan, Para, 1980-; Cutler, Cathy S.; Jurisson, Silvia S. (Silvia Sabine); Katti, Kavita K.; Chanda, Nripen; Shukla, Ravi; Axiak, Sandra M.; Lattimer, Jimmy C.; Henry, Carolyn J.; Zambre, Ajit; Upendran, Anandhi; Volkert, Wynn A.; Ketring, Alan R.; Casteel, Stan W.; Katti, Kattesh V. (2010-02)
    As part of our efforts toward clinical translation of GA-198AuNP, our studies are focused on therapeutic efficacy of nanoparticulate GA198AuNP agent in dogs with prostatic carcinoma. The overall goal is to gain clinical ...
  • Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound, & Stay Fit for Seniors 

    Johnson, Rebecca A. (Rebecca Ann); McKenney, Charlotte; McCune, Sandra (2010-04)
    Background: Obesity rates in older adults are linked with the national problem of limited physical activity (PA), resulting in chronic illness. Obesity-related illness and functional loss require innovative interventions. ...
  • Canine Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Bridge from Bench to Health for Humans and their Companions 

    O'Brien, Dennis P. (2010-02)
    Spontaneous neurologic diseases are common in dogs and frequently there is a genetic predisposition. Advances in canine genomics and the nature of pure-bred dog populations make it possible to efficiently map and sequence ...