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<br /> RESEARCH AT THE UC DAVIS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 2017<br /> Advancing the Health of Animals,<br /> People and the Environment<br /> CLINICAL TRIALS<br /> Stem Cell Therapy for Cats<br /> Gives Humans Hope Too<br /> Smokey the cat was reaching the end<br /> of her nine lives when she came to the<br /> UC Davis veterinary hospital. She had been<br /> diagnosed with chronic gingivostomatitus<br /> or FCGS, a painful inflammatory mouth<br /> disease. Even with all of her teeth removed,<br /> the disease persisted, leaving her mouth<br /> inflamed and the once playful and curious<br /> kitty in pain.<br /> As a last-ditch effort, Smokey’s owners<br /> enrolled her in a study through the school’s<br /> Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials where<br /> researchers used stem cells derived from<br /> their feline patients with the goal of<br /> reducing inflammation and promoting new<br /> tissue growth. Fortunately, Smokey’s last<br /> recheck showed a dramatic<a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=1"> RESEARCH AT THE UC DAVIS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MED</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=2"> CLINICAL TRIALS Stem Cell Therapy for Cats Gives </a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=3"> DISCOVERY Cancer: What Dogs Teach Researchers Do</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=4"> RESEARCH Understanding Emerging and Infectious D</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=5"> COLLABORATION Bridging Human and Veterinary Card</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=6"> DISCOVERY Preventing Foodborne Illness One in s</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=7"> PROTECTING THE Brain Against Seizures With $17 m</a> <a title="SVM_Research_Brochure_2017_web page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1f548328?page=8"> Hi-Tech Imaging Adds New Dimensions New cutting-</a>