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CFI invests in pet health project

January 27th, 2015

Two researchers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) are among a group of University of Saskatchewan scientists who received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). U of S researchers will share a total of $844,000 from the CFI for wide-ranging research. The four U of S projects were announced January 20 on the U of S campus by Ed Holder, …

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WCVM graduate student Jennifer Briens demonstrates an ultrasound exam on "Toffee." Photo: Derek Mortensen, Canadian Press Images.

WCVM’s veterinary diagnostic complex opens

The final phase of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine’s infrastructure project wrapped up in November 2011 with the completion of Western Canada’s most comprehensive, biosecure laboratory complex for all animal species. Supported by the federal and provincial governments through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program (KIP), this facility allows veterinarians to rapidly diagnose high-risk cases of animal disease and infectious pathogens. …

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