One Health: an all-of-life-sciences challenge

Because nothing happens in isolation, it is essential to implement a One Health approach and understand the interrelationship of everything in the complex human, animal and environment interface. All stakeholders are relevant to maximize efforts to disseminate the One Health approach and analyze and reduce the barriers that hinder its implementation.  These and other exciting […]

Allen D. Leman Swine Conference 2021

The 2021 version of the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference will take place on September 18 – 21. Unlike any other year, it will be in a hybrid format. Participants can choose to join the conference in person or live streaming. Focused on bringing science-driven solutions to the swine industry, the Allen D. Leman Swine […]

Investigation of the hypothesised relationship between grain-free diets and acquired dilated cardiomyopathy in dogs.

Amongst the veterinary community, concerns have been raised of an association between grain-free diets and acquired dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.  These concerns prompted investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced in July 2018. While observations by veterinary medicine clinicians have driven identification of important causal factors of veterinary diseases, it is […]

Risk-Based early detection system of African Swine Fever using mortality thresholds

Risk-Based early detection system of African Swine Fever using mortality thresholds. African swine fever (ASF) is an infectious disease of swine causing major losses in the swine industry worldwide. Early detection of ASF is challenging because of the wide range of non-specific clinical signs produced and its relatively low contagiousness.  Monitoring pig mortality is a […]