CVBD Web Conference 2015: A Vet Student’s Experience – Sara Ford

Published: June 19, 2015
Recently, I was invited as one of two students to attend Bayer’s Companion Vector-Borne Diseases Web Conference in May of 2015. It was a great honor and an exciting opportunity to experience behind-the-scenes how web tutorials are made to effectively communicate current information around the world.

IVSA members (from left to right) Sara Ford (recent graduate) and Marialena Avratoglou attending the CVBD Web Conference ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Jungmin Kim

Published: June 11, 2015
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students’ Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world.
Meet Jungmin Kim - vet student from South Korea and IVSA president of South Korea.

Tell us about yourself!

Hi, I'm Jungmin. A vet student from Seoul National University located in Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. I guess you may already know Seoul from famous pop song 'Gangnam Style'. ;-)

My hobby is ...

Challenges in Diagnosing a Companion Vector-Borne Disease (CVBD): Lyme disease

Published: June 03, 2015
Summary of recent news from Lymedisease.org ...

Vet Students Around The World – Meet Dimo Naujokat

Published: May 28, 2015
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students’ Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world.
Meet Dimo Naujokat – vet student at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany and intern at Bayer Animal Health

To start off, please tell us about yourself.

My name is Dimo Naujokat and I am a 5th year vet student at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany.  My special ...

CVBD Web Conference 2015: A Vet Student's Experience - Marialena Avratoglou

Published: May 28, 2015
Marialena visits CNN Headquarters while in Atlanta, Georgia for the CVBD Web Conference

Being invited to the 2015 CVBD Web Conference was an experience I will always remember! Bayer Animal Health offered the opportunity for two International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA) members, Sara Ford and I, to attend the 2015 CVBD Web Conference recording, which took place in the United States of America. This of course ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Sara Ford

Published: April 15, 2015
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students’ Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world.
Meet Sara Ford – vet student at the University of Minnesota, USA

Tell us about yourself!

My name is Sara and I am a 3rd year veterinary student at the University of Minnesota.  I am going to be a 4th year student in just two weeks, which means I will be in clinical rotations for one year. My interest is quite ...

Bayer Animal Health US continues support of “K9s for Warriors” in 2015

Published: April 01, 2015
After an overwhelmingly positive feedback in 2014 on the partnership between the nonprofit organization K9s for Warriors and Bayer Animal Health in North America, the sponsorship continues in 2015.

Jack Capra and his labradoodle Rocco. The close contact helps Jack to overcome symptoms of his traumatic experience.

K9s for Warriors is a nonprofit organization that pairs specially trained dogs with war veterans suffering ...

Bayer Supports SANParks in Fight Against Rhino Poaching

Published: March 20, 2015
Helping keep Handlers and Dogs of South African National Parks and Table Mountain National Parks in good health.

Two rangers with their dogs. The dogs work in teams to track and apprehend poachers.

Bayer South Africa has extended their partnership with South African National Parks (SANParks) beyond the Anti Rhino Poaching Unit, and will now also be keeping the Table Mountain National Parks (TMNP) Dog Unit in ...

Recognizing Animal Contributions on Brain Injury Awareness Day

Published: March 13, 2015
In “Measuring the Benefits: Companion Animals & the Health of Older Persons,” we learn that mental health is a part of the aging process. And wow are people aging—within the next 5 years, the number of adults aged 65+ will outnumber children under the age of 5[i]!

source: animalfair.com

And research has shown strong evidence to the effect that companion animals are associated with increased self-esteem, life ...

Meet Christina Mertens, Head of Global Drug Discovery Parasiticides

Published: March 09, 2015
This month we are connecting with Christina Mertens, Head of Global Drug Discovery Parasiticides @ Bayer HealthCare Animal Health.

What do you do?

In simple words, I’m responsible for filling the global pipeline with new antiparasitic medicines. Sounds easy but medicines are not simply picked from a shelf in a library, but actually need to be discovered. Drug Discovery is about screening large compound libraries to identify biologically active compounds and optimizing such lead ...