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August CVM Research Roundup

A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • A study co-authored by Jorge Piedrahita could one day lead to the improved ability of stem cells to treat orthopedic injuries.Published by the journal Cellular Reprogramming, the research explores an effective way to generate large numbers of high-quality chondrocytes, key to the successful engineering of cartilage tissue.Read the study here.
  • A new form of radiation therapy for canine nasal tumors has been shown to be as or more effective than current available treatments.The study, published in Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, determined that the therapy is safe and leads to a survival time comparable or greater than existing therapeutic options.Tracy Gieger and Michael Nolan co-authored the study.

    Read the study here.

  • A study by Mark Papich helps determine dosing regimens for dogs with using Ciprofloxacin, an important antibiotic for bacterial infections.The findings were published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.Read the study here.
  • Gallbladder ultrasound findings have been shown to be a very effective method to check for bacterial infections in cats, but less accurate in dogs.Jody Gookin and Maria Correa are among the CVM co-authors of the research, published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine.Read the study here.