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  • Aug 30, 2016
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    Zoetis to sponsor postgraduate research fellowship at ISU

    A study at Iowa State University may give pork producers new insights on how to manage the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome. A postgraduate fellow, sponsored by Zoetis, will work with other university scholars to identify herd-specific best practices to prevent, control and/or eliminate PRRS virus. Although pork researchers have learned much over the years about how this virus spreads and infects pigs, PRRS remains a troublesome disease. A 2013 study showed reproductive losses and decreased pig performance cost the industry $664 million per year....More
  • Aug 17, 2016
    press release

    Inovio licenses veterinary foot and mouth disease vaccine to Plumbline Life Sciences

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has licensed a veterinary vaccine for foot and mouth disease to Plumbline Life Sciences, an animal health company headquartered in South Korea. Plumbline will fund all development activities for this FMD vaccine. Inovio will receive milestone payments as well as royalties on product sales from Plumbline for commercial rights to this FMD synthetic vaccine in Asia, excluding Japan. In 2014, Inovio sold other animal health assets to Plumbline for cash and a significant equity position in the company....More
  • Aug 11, 2016
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    Clavijo joins VDPAM department at Iowa State University

    Maria Jose Clavijo joined the faculty at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine as a half-time research assistant professor on Aug. 1....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
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    Ralco names Kevin Strecker national swine accounts manager

    Ralco announced today that Kevin Strecker has been named national swine accounts manager of animal nutrition. Strecker’s key responsibility is to introduce the top 25 U.S. swine producers to Ralco and its products....More
  • Jul 12, 2016
    press release

    Phibro Animal Health submits studies reaffirming safety of Mecadox

    Phibro Animal Health Corp. submitted to the Food and Drug Administration the findings of several new studies confirming the safety of carbadox, which is used to control bacterial diseases in pigs. The submission is in response to the FDA’s April 12 Notice of Opportunity for a Hearing regarding the safety of carbadox, the active ingredient in Mecadox, and supports Phibro’s request for a hearing....More
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