Animal Infection Models for Vaccine Development

Sep 15, 2016

In this review, Joaquim Segalés, director of the Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA, at IRTA, Spain), and Mònica Balasch, associate director of Veterinary Medicine Research and Development at Zoetis (Spain), aim to discuss the need, design, use and benefit of utilising animal infection models. This is an efficient method to develop vaccine products able to reduce the impact not only of human diseases and zoonotic pathogens transmitted by animals, but also diseases causing significant economic problems in livestock.   ...

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Bridging the Gap Between Animal Health and EDC

Sep 15, 2016

Global agriculture is at a crossroads. In their editorial, Mike Novotny, founder and CEO of Medrio, and Nick O’Brien, Marketing Copywriter at Medrio, tell us why. Demand for agricultural production is high and growing, but environmental conditions have created challenges in meeting that demand. In this context, there has never been a better time to develop new treatments to keep our animals – and, by extension, ourselves – healthy. What is hindering the more widespread use of electronic data capture (EDC) technology in animal health research, when it can help provide the efficiency the animal health industry needs? ...

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