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Vitamin D a Predictor of Poor Clinical Outcomes

Gastrointestinal diseases are one of the most common disorders in dogs and are an important cause of significant morbidity and mortality. However, the cause of chronic enteropathies remains poorly understood and it is challenging for clinicians to predict treatment outcomes.

Clinical Research Assessment and Guidance panel

Dr Richard Mellanby, Head of Small Animal Medicine, is part of a new initiative aimed at supportive clinical research in veterinary practice.

Royal Highland Show 2015

Clinicians and staff from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies spent four days at the Royal Highland Show in June, meeting the public and informing them about our work.

Widening Participation Programme runs on Campus

The Easter Bush Campus was pleased to recently host a visit of fifty children from local High Schools, as part of The University of Edinburgh's Widening Participation programme.

Infectious Disease Research in Malawi

Dr Richard Mellanby, Head of Small Animal Medicine, visited Blantyre in Malawi, which has reported the highest incidence of childhood rabies of anywhere in Africa.

Vitamin D linked to cat survival

Cats may hold vital clues about the health benefits of vitamin D, a study suggests.