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BCM and Houston Zoo elephant project recognized with award
A $459,147 grant will support a research project focusing on elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). The research resulted from a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Zoo and now also includ...
2013-09-14   Houston, United States Category: medical

WVU doctoral student pursues passion
Tina Dow has always had an interest in elephants. From her first Little Golden Book and frequent visits to the Pittsburgh Zoo as a girl, the Cumberland, Md., native´s love for the creatures has transformed into a career...
2012-01-30   MORGANTOWN, United States Category: people

PCR test developed by BCM identifies elephant herpes virus
A sensitive real-time PCR test that specifically detects a deadly strain of herpes virus in elephants has been developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine. The findings appear in the current edition of the American...
2010-08-05   Houston, United States Category: research

Ringling Bros.' baby circus elephant, Barack, fighting deadly virus
The first Asian elephant born as a result of artificial insemination at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus facility has been pulled from the circus lineup after he became infected with a potentially deadly herpes vir...
2010-02-05   Orlando, Florida, United States Category: medical

Led by Disney’s Animal Programs, an international coalition of veterinarians from conservation groups, zoos, universities and private industry have returned from Africa after effectively sterilizing seven bull elephants in ...
2010-01-05   Lake Buena Vista, United States Category: medical

Understanding elephants and finding solutions to HEC
The elephant, whether captive or wild, evokes much interest, debate and controversy in Sri Lanka. On the one hand there is a cry among those who organize processions and religious pageants that there are not enough captive el...
2009-09-20   Colombo, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

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