Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Results for: Oncology
Article ItemResearch program ‘exceeds expectations’ in first two years of Animal Cancer Care and Research Center at Roanoke , article
The Animal Cancer Care and Research Center (ACCRC) recently celebrated two years since its opening in Roanoke beside Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute (FBRI) in the Riverside Center for Research and Technology.
Article ItemCiepluch publishes in Vet Record Case Reports , article
Elena Pires, Matthew Khorsand, Ber-In Lee, Brittany Ciepluch, and Mary-Keara Boss have published "Hypofractionated radiotherapy provides palliation for a dog with advanced gastric carcinoma" in Vet Record Case Reports.
Article ItemVirginia Tech team receives $2 million grant to use bubbles to destroy deadly tumors , article
Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of the major cancers, and only 10 percent of patients live longer than five years after diagnosis. Treatment options can be limited, but an interdisciplinary team led by Irving Coy Allen, associate professor of inflammatory diseases at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, might change that. The team recently received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore the use of histotripsy as a therapeutic option for pancreatic cancer.
Article ItemLatifi, Hay, Carroll, Dervisis, Kierski, Klahn, Allen, and Tuohy publish in Veterinary and Comparative Oncology , article
Max Latifi, Alayna Hay, Jennifer Carroll, Nikolaos Dervisis, Lauren Arnold, Sheryl L. Coutermarsh-Ott, Katharine R. Kierski, Shawna Klahn, Irving C. Allen, Eli Vlaisavljevich, and Joanne Tuohy have published "Focused ultrasound tumour ablation in small animal oncology" in Veterinary and Comparative Oncology.
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Tuohy and co-investigators Allen, Coutermarsh-Ott, Dervisis, Klahn, and Clapp awarded FUF grant , article
A yearlong grant from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation (FUF) has been awarded to principal investigator Joanne Tuohy and co-investigators Eli Vlaisavljevich, Irving Coy Allen, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, Nick Dervisis, Shawna Klahn, and Kemba Clapp to investigate the feasibility of treating osteosarcoma with histotripsy.
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Tuohy awarded NIH R21 grant , article
A new, three-year NIH R21 grant has been awarded to principal investigator Joanne Tuohy and co-investigators Eli Vlaisavljevich, Irving Coy Allen, Sheryl Coutermarsh-Ott, Nikolaos Dervisis, Greg Daniel, and Shawna Klahn to develop histotripsy as a novel method for the ablation of osteosarcoma, providing a low morbidity limb salvage option and an immunotherapeutic to target metastatic disease.