Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Principal Investigator: Bruce Akey

Animal Health Diagnostic Center
Email: bla7@cornell.edu; Phone: 607-253-4271
Sponsor: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Grant Number: C200766
Title: Funding for Core Programs and QMPS
Project Amount: $6,943,000
Project Period: 04/01/13-03/31/14

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (NYSVDL) is a comprehensive program dedicated to improving the health of food and fiber producing animals, companion animals, sport and recreational animals, exotic animals, and wildlife. These activities protect and improve public health, promote environmental stewardship, and foster economic growth. The New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is operated as a partnership between the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.