Animal & Veterinary
CVM Annual Report
The Office of Research conducts studies in support of regulatory decision-making related to each of CVM’s core functions.
In support of the drug review function, the Office of Research conducts studies in animal drug safety and efficacy, antimicrobial resistance mechanisms, metabolism, standardization of test methods, and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. The goal of these efforts is to provide a science base for guideline development. The Office supports the compliance program of the Center through the development of analytical methods and evaluation of screening tests for detection of drug residues in imported and domestic food products. The position of Director of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) resides within the Office of Research, and the Office is responsible for the monitoring of retail meats for antimicrobial resistant foodborne bacterial pathogens under NARMS. These pathogens are also subjected to molecular typing as part of the national PulseNet program. The Office of Research conducts research to understand the microbiology of animal feeds and the dissemination of resistant bacteria via livestock feeds. The Office is also developing methods to detect material prohibited by the BSE feed regulation that could compromise animal feed safety.
Fiscal Year 2007
Articles in "FDA Veterinarian"
Articles published in the "FDA Veterinarian" newsletter, pertaining to scientists and research studies at the Office of Research
CVM Researcher Renate Reimschuessel Nominated for Service to America Medal[ARCHIVED] PulseNet, FoodNet, NARMS; Tools to Fight Disease, Protect Public Health[ARCHIVED] New Analytic Techniques in the Fight Against Foodborne Disease[ARCHIVED] Role of NARMS in Assessing Risk of Antimicrobial Agents in Food Animals[ARCHIVED] Major NARMS Goals[ARCHIVED] The Science and Art of Measurement: The Work of CVM’s Division of Residue Chemistry[ARCHIVED]