UF veterinary oncologist works to take medicine to new heights with melanoma vaccine, model airplane hobby


From an early age in South Africa, model airplanes have been a go-to pastime for Rowan Milner, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s small animal clinical sciences director.

At the same time, Milner has been on a quest to develop a vaccine proven to extend and even cure the lives of some dogs with melanoma.

His hope is to eventually expand this technology for children with cancer, applying what’s known as the “one medicine” concept.

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