Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology is a multidisciplinary department that helps train tomorrow's veterinarians and scientists, provides diagnostic service to the state and the nation, and conducts research on disease in animals and humans. We are proud of our commitments to diversity in our teaching, research and service missions.

Highlights in Research and Teaching

Dr. Bob Rowland researches way to protect pigs from PRRS during reproduction

Learn how Dr. Rowland is helping to eradicate a devastating swine disease.

Preventing PRRS in Pigs

Cats a step closer to FIP treatment

A field trial is having encouraging results from a treatment involving an antiviral compound developed at K-State and Wichita State University.

FIP kitty

NIFA grant supports PWD research

A $460,000 award will enable Dr. Weiping Zhang to research a cost-effective and efficient solution for controlling PWD in swine.

Dr. Weiping Zhang

NIFA grant to be used to develop cattle vaccine

A $495,000 grant will support Dr. Waithaka Mwangi's research against disease-causing viruses.

Dr. Waithaka Mwangi