UC Davis Center for Equine Health Horse Report


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UC Davis Vet School Opens Stem Cell Laboratory

Focused on providing the latest in stem cell therapies for horses, the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has opened its new Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Read More

Preventing and Handling Eye Injuries

Eye injuries and infections are not uncommon in horses, but minor problems left untreated can quickly become serious and result in blindness if unattended. Here are some recommendations for preventing problems and some guidelines to follow if Read More

Fracture Recovery: A Stem Cell Case Study

Because of the severity of the fracture, a decision was made to use stem cells to enhance fracture healing. Bone marrow was taken from her sternum and submitted to the UC Davis Regenerative Medicine Laboratory for expansion of stem cells 12 days Read More

Meet Core Sponsors of UC Davis Regenerative Medicine Group

Motivated by a desire to help broaden the exploration of regenerative medicine as a treatment option for companion animals and horses, Dick and Carolyn Randall of Cupertino, Calif., provided core funding to launch a five-year, $2.5 million study Read More

Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine in Horses

Regenerative medicine technology in humans and animals is advancing at a much faster pace than most of us realize. It has offered hope to thousands of humans suffering from diseases and injuries that destroy or damage vital cells. In animals, Read More

Emerging Equine Disease: Four Diseases/Syndromes to Watch

In 1968 the U.S. Surgeon General proclaimed that the war on infectious diseases had been won. Unfortunately, this statement was not true. Ongoing outbreaks of disease in humans and animals worldwide have established repeatedly that the war on Read More

Awakening the Dormant Dragon: The Neurological Form of EHV-1

Recently, a number of racetracks, private veterinary clinics, and university teaching hospitals outside of California were shut down to limit the spread of the neurological form of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) infection.

California had at Read More

UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team Rides to the Rescue

John Madigan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, director of the UC Davis Veterinary Emergency Response Team, is a specialist in equine neonatology who has ventured beyond his field into the arena of disaster medicine and large animal rescue work. As a Read More

Disaster Preparedness for Horse Owners

Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere and can take many different forms, from barn fires to earthquakes, from a propane line explosion to flooding from a violent storm. Any of these might necessitate evacuation. If you have horses or Read More