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Publications are an important mechanism to facilitate collaborate and dissemination of knowledge between CTSA sites.

Publications relevant to COHA’s mission can be shared with the community, and we invite members to submit publications using the links at the bottom of the page.

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Development, implementation, and evaluation of a novel multidisciplinary one health course for university undergraduates

Today’s collaborations across fields of health and wellness are insufficient to meet societies’ challenges in combating disease and maintaining the ecosystem and public health. In this article, we present a One Health curriculum model designed to encourage undergraduate students of varying disciplines to value the connectedness of animals, humans, and the environment and to think innovatively about solutions to priority global health issues.

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The Role of Bcl-xL Protein Research in Veterinary Oncology

Abstract: Due to their significant impact on human and animal health, cancer diseases are an area of considerable concern for both human and veterinary medicine. Research on the cancer pathogenesis in companion animals, such as dogs, allows not only for improving canine cancer treatment, but also for translating the results into human oncology.

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Optimization of Electronic Medical Records for Data Mining Using a Common Data Model

The increasing use of electronic health records (EHRs) in veterinary medicine creates an opportunity to utilize the high volume of electronic patient data for mining and data-driven analytics with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes. A central focus of the Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance (COHA) is to integrate efforts across multiple disciplines to better understand diseases in animals and people.

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TRANSLATOR Database – A Vision for a Multi-Institutional Research Network

The formation of the CTSI One Health Alliance (COHA) network has generated the infrastructure necessary to support “Big Data” collaborative comparative and translational research in veterinary medicine. We describe the first step in the design, implementation, and dissemination of a collaborative information technology infrastructure that will serve the public and clinicians (COHA public/member based web site at and its research focused COHA Research Workbench application.

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