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White-tailed deer

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing new regulations to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD) from entering the state. CWD is a fatal nervous system disease that affects deer, elk, and moose. According to Cornell's Dr. Krysten Schuler, New York has avoided outbreaks in its deer populations since 2005.
A herd of wildebeest shown crossing a road

Botswana's Department of Veterinary Services and Cornell's AHEAD Program have completed a comprehensive road map that offers real hope for local farmers and wildlife impacted by animal disease.
A screenshot of the video showing Cleopatra, the Golden Retriever dog

Video

How does the biobanking process work? This video, produced by the Cornell Veterinary Biobank, explains how!
Dr. Kristen Schuler shown providing expert testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources

Cornell's Dr. Krysten Schuler was invited to provide her expert testimony and recommendations on combating chronic wasting disease (CWD) to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources.
Histo slide of a newt's skin; examples of a normal and necrosis affected sample

Blog

When the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab investigates mortalities in wildlife, our specially trained pathologists use diagnostic tools to crack the case.
Wendy Beauvais shown holding two endangered saiga antelope fawns

Dr. Wendy Beauvais, postdoctoral researcher in the College of Veterinary Medicine, helps pinpoint the cause of death in a herd of endangered saiga antelope living on the remote steppe grasslands of Central Asia.
Dr. Noha Abou-Madi examines a Red panda at the Syracuse Zoo

Learn how the symbiotic 22-year partnership between Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine and the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York has been mutually beneficial to wildlife, students, and scientists alike.
Close-up portrait of a leopard

Announcement

Cornell Wildlife Health Center team members recently received two Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future grants. Dr. Martin Gilbert and colleagues and will be exploring the effects of human-leopard interaction on food security and public health in Nepal, and Dr. Krysten Schuler and team will test an awareness campaign that promotes non-lead ammunition to reduce the threat of lead toxicity to people and ecosystems.
A taiga tick shown on a leaf

A newly discovered virus has been found infecting people in China, and it may be transmitted by ticks, according to a new report.