Diagnostic imaging is crucial in determining many common diseases, but what if the patient is a dog or cat? At Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, proven imagining technologies are helping doctors understand brain and spinal cord diseases in small animals, changing the game in treatment and surgical plans for adults.
Audio Transcription: When a member of a family is suffering, every one in the family suffers and getting the care that's needed becomes top priority. At Mississippi State University, proven imaging technologies are being adapted to help diagnose and treat patients more effectively. One advancement is magnetic resonance spectroscopy, aiding in the determination of brain tumors and other abnormalities. More importantly, these technologies are offering hope, providing longer and happier lives for extra special family members.
This cutting-edge animal research holds exciting possibilities for breakthroughs in human cancer and epilepsy treatment as well. MSU is among a select group of veterinary schools partnering with the National Institutes of Health to test new treatments for certain canine brain tumors, which is already proving beneficial for humans. At MSU, we're focused on a brighter future for everyone because we know healthy families are happy families.