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UC Davis Part of Group Awarded $1.5 Million Cooperative Agreement From FDA

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is one of five partner institutions with the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education to receive a $1.5 million cooperative agreement award from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine to support a project designed to improve antibiotic stewardship by prioritizing the most significant diseases in food animal production and identifying alternative treatment strategies.

UC Davis Receives $10M for Pacific Southwest Center of Excellence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded a new 5-year, $10 million grant for UC Davis to continue its work with six other research universities in research, training, and outreach on vectors, which are organisms that transmit diseases from an animal to a human or another animal. 

Welcome Class of 2026

Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the UC Davis Mondavi Center to welcome 150 new students into the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2026 on August 19.

In Memoriam: Dr. Peter Schantz

Dr. Peter Schantz, 82, of Atlanta, GA died July 26, 2022, of Alzheimer’s disease. A veterinarian and epidemiologist, Dr. Schantz devoted his professional life to the control and eradication of animal-to-human (zoonotic) diseases.

Study Reveals How the Ovarian Reserve Is Established

Fertility is finite for mammalian females. From birth, females possess a limited number of primordial follicles, collectively called the ovarian reserve. Within each follicle is an oocyte that eventually becomes an egg. But with age, the follicles in the ovarian reserve decrease.

UC Davis Veterinary Hospital Opens Stomatitis Clinic

The Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service at the UC Davis veterinary hospital is opening a monthly Stomatitis Clinic to better serve patients suffering from this oral disease and provide them with cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic options.