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Selected Results and Impacts
Marek's disease being addressed with NIFA funds
NIFA-funded research addresses vaccines for commercial fish farming
NIFA-funded project involves finding, containing Avian Influenza on farms
NIFA-funded researchers seek to address mad cow and other diseases
NIFA research keeps mad cow disease out of U.S. beef as researchers understand its similarity to chronic wasting disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob in humans.
NIFA initiates Coordinated Agricultural Project for Johne's Disease.
NIFA Higher Education Challenge Grants help prepare future animal health experts through the development and support of collegiate educational programs.
NIFA partners at the University of Minnesota and USDA sequenced the bacterium genome for Johne's disease--a chronic, potentially fatal cattle disease.
NIFA funded projects on the spread of chronic wasting disease, its threat to cattle and detection in deer and elk, and emerging diagnostic test kit use.
NIFA programs proactively address animal health threats, including foreign diseases.
NIFA National Research Initiative's Animal Protection Program funds research for important animal health disease issues in the United States.
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Last Updated: September 28, 2012
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