Current Research Directions
Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine continues to be well supported by public agencies, research organizations, and private industry. Such funding has allowed the College to continue its overall approach to improving preventative medicine. Funding has been given obtained on academic interest (NSF; Natl. Science Foundation), public welfare (NIH; Natl. Inst. of Health, HHS/PHS; Health and Human Services/Public Health Services), agricultura! needs (NPPC; Natl. Pork Producers Council, ILHAC; Iowa Livestock Health Advisory Council), or private investment (various pharmaceutical companies). Often researchers will coordinate their efforts with their counterparts in labs such as NADC (National Animal Disease Center) or USDA to find solutions to current crises.