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Alistair McVey

McVey leads the VMC’s Neurology service and has been part of the hospital’s staff for nearly 30 years.

Markus cuddles in his bed

Markus the rescue dog beats the odds against autoimmune, neuromuscular disease

Cancer cells
Issue: Fall 2022

Cancer treatment for dogs developed by UMN researchers licensed to veterinary biotech company

Anna Engrem

With nearly two decades on the job, Engrem brings a passion for client connections to neurology service

Alfie in the grass

Couple crosses an ocean of obstacles to seek treatment at CVM for dog’s aggressive brain tumor

Pluhar, Olin, and Gidget_by Brady Willette

Physicians and scientists at the University of Minnesota have opened a new brain cancer clinical trial and have treated their first patient.

Liz Pluhar with a dog
Issue: Fall 2020

Liz Pluhar, DVM, PhD, DACVS, received the 2020 Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence this fall.

G. Elizabeth Pluhar, DVM, PhD, DACVS posing with a senior dog

A five-year canine cancer research project makes for healthier dogs, happier owners, and—ultimately—healthier humans