The bacterial population or microbiome of the human vagina could provide answers to some important questions about women’s health, and researchers are exploring the genetic material within one specific type of bacteria in order to determine some of these answers.
What do a colony of fungus-farming ants and a herd of milk-producing cows have in common? In Tony Ruzzini’s eyes, both have much to teach us about the behaviour of bacteria — and how it may be turned to good use.
The eyes may be the window to the soul, but for Dr. Gurpreet Aulakh, the lungs are the window to disease. What happens inside these spongy, air-filled organs may be key to unravelling the mysteries of a wide array of illnesses.
In early January, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) welcomed its new beef cattle ethologist — Dr. Diego Moya — to the college’s team of large animal specialists.
Perseverance and dedication have led Dr. Lesley Zwicker to her role as the newest board-certified radiologist at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM).
Three University of Saskatchewan researchers have been appointed fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), one of the highest honours in Canada’s health sciences community.
A well-known veterinarian whose passion for his work has inspired generations of veterinary students is the 2017 Boehringer Ingelheim WCABP Veterinarian of the Year.
Rounds, where each patient's plan for the day is reviewed, begin at 8 a.m. The room is full of scrubs and sneakers and coffees.