January 13, 2021
Cornell Wildlife Health Center donor Sue Holt describes how her special connection to southern Africa led her to support our Beyond Fences program and make a significant difference in the well-being of people and wildlife in the region.
December 24, 2020
In this commentary, Cornell's Dr. Martin Gilbert and WCS's Dale Miquelle argue that it is incumbent upon science-based conservation agencies to consider vaccinating high-risk tiger populations where epidemiological research indicates that it is necessary to mitigate extinction risks.
December 18, 2020
As temperatures warm, pathogens that were once unable to survive the harsh weather conditions of the far north are now encroaching northward and could become a substantial problem for Gyrfalcons.
December 17, 2020
A team led by Cornell's Dr. Martin Gilbert has shown that vaccinating endangered Amur tigers is the only viable method of protecting the species from canine distemper virus, which causes respiratory and neurological infections in tigers and other carnivores.
December 09, 2020
The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has released its 2020 Annual Report, detailing its progress in its key strategic priority areas, including "Advances in Animal, Human and Ecosystem Health."
November 23, 2020
We vaccinate our dogs against the canine distemper virus, but it also affects wildlife, including the rare Amur tiger. Our own Dr. Martin Gilbert’s pioneering work shows how vaccinating Amur tigers against canine distemper virus could reduce their risk of extinction.
November 23, 2020
New research published by Cornell Wildlife Health Center's Martin Gilbert in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that vaccination of endangered Amur (Siberian) tigers is the only practical strategy to protect these big cats from a dangerous disease in their natural habitat in the Russian Far East.
November 10, 2020
Cornell researchers participated in an open discussion during the “One Health Perspectives” session as part of the COVID-19 Summit, a two-day event featuring researchers from across Cornell.
October 27, 2020
The history of an approach to health to prevent future pandemics.
October 22, 2020
Rabid deer have been found in Cortland and Cayuga counties in New York State, but according to Cornell Wildlife Disease Ecologist Dr. Krysten Schuler, there does not appear to be an abnormally high number of cases occurring in the region.