UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

School of Veterinary Medicine

Animal Health

El Blanco Award honors client

A dog breeder has received the school's El Blanco Award for contributions to genetics research in Dalmatian dogs.

Thanks to her help, faculty geneticists have learned why Dalmatians produce excessive uric acid – and found a new way to promote breed health.

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Public Health

PCB exposure disrupts brain connections

Environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls launches a chain of events that disrupts normal connections in the brain's nerve cells.

The disruption may increase the risk of autism in certain individuals.


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Environmental

Join us at the Raptor Center
May 5

How does the school rehabilitate injured or ill birds of prey so that they can return to the wild?

Find out at the California Raptor Center's free open house on Saturday, May 5.

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