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Sharks shown swimming in open water.

Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine announced a gift of $35 million to support the Cornell Wildlife Health Center, which has been renamed to the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health in recognition of the scale of commitment to planetary health from the donor, Lisa Yang.
Drs. Schuler and Bloodgood visiting Kevin Hynes, DEC Wildlife Health Program leader, in Delmar for moose necropsies.

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A new monthly “A Day in the Life of…” series by the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab features snapshots of the daily lives of various wildlife health team members. The January issue highlights wildlife disease ecologist and lab director Dr. Krysten Schuler.
Adam Frosolone in the field.

This summer, I embarked on an unforgettable journey into the heart of aquatic veterinary medicine with Dr. Tim Miller-Morgan at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon. The center is Oregon State University’s coastal campus, also serving as a marine science laboratory and an oceanographic research base for six state and federal agencies....
A dog sitting in the grass

While the coronavirus pandemic reinvigorated the spotlight on One Health, the focus has generally been on wildlife and livestock. A study by Cornell researchers show that companion animals or peri-domestic wildlife can act as notable reservoirs for pathogens that may affect human health as well.
A male dhole scans the forest to look for prey by Anish Andheria

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The endangered dhole is a medium-sized canid that was historically distributed widely across East, Central, South and Southeast Asia. This latest study shows signs of population recovery in various areas of Nepal and highlights the challenges they continue to face.
A cheetah family shown in a grassy field.

Carolina Baquerizo, a fourth-year veterinary student at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, was lead author on a Frontiers in Conservation Science paper on the effects of various anesthetic drugs on cheetah sperm quality.
K. Lisa Yang

A transformational gift from philanthropist and Cornell alumna K. Lisa Yang ’74 will endow and rename the Cornell Wildlife Health Center as the Cornell K. Lisa Yang Center for Wildlife Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Wild snake capture and field sampling. Photo: Hannah Danks

I had the opportunity to spend this past summer as a wildlife population health extern at the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS). SCWDS is a collaborative wildlife health partnership based at the University of Georgia (UGA)....
A buck white-tailed deer standing in a wooded area.

A new Cornell-led study shows that deer hunters were more likely to be swayed by social media messages about the potential risks of chronic wasting disease if they came from a source they believed aligned with their own views and values.
A typical double veterinary cordon fence in southern Africa

A new op-ed by Cornell's Dr. Steve Osofsky and World Wildlife Fund colleagues focuses on securing wildlife migration corridors in southern Africa.