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Grant awarded: USDA funds AFRI grant to study cause of immune depression and disease in dairy cows

Laura Hernandez (Animal and Dairy Sciences) was awarded an AFRI grant through USDA NIFA’s Animal Health and Disease Program. The award will provide a total of $500,000 over four years to study the effects that calcium dysregulation and metabolic syndrome can have on immune function and further disease development in dairy cows.