CVER News Archive

Mar 8 2011 - 10:25am

Two CVER graduate students came one step closer to acheiving their PhD last week.

Mar 8 2011 - 9:31am

We extend our best wishes to Elmabrok Masaoud who will be terminating his employment with CVER on March 22nd in order to take up an employment offer with the U. of Alberta.

Feb 10 2011 - 3:02pm

The Third International Symposium on Mastitis and Milk Quality will be held September 22-24, 2011 in conjunction with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) 44th Annual Conference.

Jan 11 2011 - 2:17pm

Maritime Quality Milk is in the early stages of a collaborative project with the University of Laval, Guelph University, University of Saskatchewan and Agri-Food Canada where they will be researching Iodine levels in bulk tank milk.

Jan 11 2011 - 8:58am

CVER's Marguerite Cameron and her husband Jeff welcomed a baby girl "Chloe" on Saturday, January 8th, 2011.

Jan 11 2011 - 8:54am

Starting January 21, 2011, three fourth-year AVC students, led by faculty member Dr.

Jan 10 2011 - 4:11pm

CVER would like to formally welcome Dr. Liza Nielsen on her return to the Atlantic Veterinary College.

Dec 20 2010 - 12:35pm
Ahmed Elmoslemany and his wife Rasha welcomed a baby boy, Mustafa, to their family on Friday, December 17th. 
Dec 11 2010 - 8:51am

Dr. Mark Fast, Novartis Research Chair in Fish Health at AVC, recently delivered a presentation entitled “Trying to stop sea lice from partying like it’s 1999” at UPEI’s 25th Research Breakfast.

Nov 29 2010 - 8:00pm

In October 2010, the last in a series of workshops organized by the OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) in conjunction with one of its collaborating centres, the Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC), was held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Nov 29 2010 - 12:38pm
Kristen Reyher and her husband Jonathan welcomed their baby boy Benjamin Tobias "Toby" to the world on Saturday, November 26th at 7:10am.
Nov 23 2010 - 11:47am

Lobsters are aquatic, yet you can take them out of water and they’ll survive for three days if you keep them moist and cool. They’re invertebrates with an exoskeleton.

Nov 23 2010 - 11:46am

The “Dragon Lady” did it for Jeff Davidson. “I didn’t live near the sea. I grew up near the bush in northern Ontario. Maybe it was Jacques Cousteau and all that—but my original interest was in marine biology.

Nov 23 2010 - 11:34am

Some people do not take Michael Cockram’s type of research seriously. According to the soft-spoken Englishman, at one time “it was ridiculed in the farming and veterinary press.

Nov 23 2010 - 11:32am

“I conduct research associated with the non-governmental organization called Farmers Helping Farmers”, says John VanLeeuwen, a Professor of Epidemiology and Ruminant Health Management at AVC.

Nov 19 2010 - 8:00pm

Dr. Ian Dohoo visited Norway on September 13th - 17th and again on November 15th - 19th to teach an Advanced Veterinary Epidemiology course.

Nov 2 2010 - 8:45am

Iodine is an essential nutrient for humans and cows for the prevention of iodine deficiency disorders. Health Canada regulates mineral and vitamin fortification in products for human consumption.

Oct 31 2010 - 8:00pm

CVER's, Dr.

Oct 29 2010 - 8:00pm

Dr. Jeffrey Davidson embarked on a new research project in 2010 which involved travelling to Asia on several occasions. The goal of the project is to investigate the processes involved in building the capacity for research and application of ecosystem approaches to health management among researchers, development practitioners, and policy makers in South and Southeast Asia.

Oct 19 2010 - 8:44am

CVER is pleased to welcome Tracey Gairns-Brioux back after her maternity leave!  Tracey returned to work on Monday, October 18th and will be working part time on Monday afternoons, and all day

Oct 14 2010 - 8:00pm

Dr. Shawn McKenna of CVER and the Atlantic Veterinary College travelled to Alberta to speak at the JD Traning seminar from September 13th - 15th, 2011. The Alberta dairy industry has committed to work to promote an awareness and education initiative to minimize the spread of Johne’s Disease (JD) in dairy herds. 

Oct 12 2010 - 9:11am

You are cordially invited to the 2010 Gairdner Lecture at UPEI.

“The Tribulations of not Doing Randomized Trials:
Helping Smart Doctors Stop Prescribing Dumb Treatments”

Oct 7 2010 - 7:50am

The Atlantic Veterinary College and the National Veterinary Institute in Norway have joined forces to establish the world's only OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Risk Assessment of Aquatic Animal Diseases.

Oct 6 2010 - 2:26pm

Elmabrok has agreed to help us out over the next few months by working in the position of Epidemiology Technician.

Oct 2 2010 - 8:15am

Recently CBMRN has released Mastitis Treatment Decision Kit Flyer titled; "On Farm Mastitis Bacteria Identification Tool, Mastitis Treatment Decision." To view the flyer, please

Sep 29 2010 - 8:00pm

Innovation PEI has granted $80,000 to Dr. J.T. McClure and Dr. Chris Riley to recruit a post-doctoral fellow who will assess immunity and antibody production using biomedical technology, with a view to developing commercial opportunities for PEI.

Sep 29 2010 - 8:00pm

Innovation PEI recently awarded graduate student Jessica Willis funding support to research and develop molecular assays for ensuring that Island oysters remain safe for human consumption. 

Sep 29 2010 - 8:00pm

Dr. Dan Hurnik of the AVC and CVER was a presenter at the Xº AVEC2010, Congreso de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Veterinarios Especialistas en Cerdos in Mendoza, Argentina in August 2010. 

Sep 8 2010 - 1:47pm

Dr. Shen Chaojian and Dr. Liu Yutian from the China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center (CAHEC) in Qingdao have recently completed a two-month training program provided by the Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (CVER).