VIRC Wins Regenerative Medicine Research Awards at National Conference

UC Davis’ Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures (VIRC) recently attended the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association Conference at Colorado State University’s C. Wayne Mcllwraith Translational Medical Institute. VIRC’s award-winning presence at the conference included five podium lectures and three research poster presentations.

Residents Win National Research Awards

Two residents with the UC Davis veterinary hospital recently won national research awards at the 2021 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum, held virtually this year. The residents—one each in large and small animal services—submitted abstracts that were reviewed by a panel of judges comprised of ACVIM Diplomates.

Using Gene Drives to Control Malaria

A group of UC scientists led by Greg Lanzaro, professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology in the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, recently completed an analysis of a strategy aimed at eliminating malaria from Africa using genetically engineered mosquitoes.