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From science to farm, the Network provides innovative science-based solutions according to Canadian dairy producers’ priorities and the challenges they face.

3 research themes

THEME

ANIMAL

Increase cows capacity to resist and destroy invading pathogens.

Aim to improve resistance through management, genetic selection, and enhancement of the immune system.

• Vaccine development
• New alternatives for modifying the immune response
• Selective treatment strategies

New alternatives to modify the immune response.

Vaccine development.

Selective treatment strategies

THEME

PATHOGENS

Demystify pathogens to implement the best curative and preventive practices against mastitis and develop technologies to control the disease.

• Characterization of pathogen virulence
• Validation of diagnostic methods
• Innovative treatments

Pathogen virulence characterization.

Diagnostic method validation

Innovative treatment development

THEME

ENVIRONMENT

Enhance the ability of dairy producers and their veterinarians to implement the most appropriate strategies and take the best decisions to fight against intramammary infections.

• Optimization of housing systems
• Measures of economic and sociological impact of mastitis

Housing system optimization.

Mesure of economic and sociologic impacts of mastitis.

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Université de Montréal

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