February 19, 2019 | CVM Research, News, Newswire, Students
Spit Take: Using Salivary Science to Measure Student Stress
A group of 18 fourth-year CVM students on clinical training rounds participated in the study, providing saliva samples before and after assisting in surgery. Along with student-reported mood measures, researchers focused on the samples’ levels of cortisol and alpha-amylase, salivary biomarkers indicating stress.
February 18, 2019 | Human Animal Bond, News, Newswire
A Love for Students — and Cats, Too
Sandy Thach spent her NC State career helping students achieve their academic dreams. In retirement, she’s helping them even more. Thach came to the college in 1983 as an administrative assistant for the associate vice chancellor of student affairs, helping selected students to receive prestigious scholarships from the NC Fellows and Caldwell Scholars programs (now
February 13, 2019 | CVM Research, Equine, News, Newswire
Early Success Shown in Alternative Therapy for Equine Eye Disease
An innovative stem cell therapy first used at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine shows strong promise in treating a chronic equine eye disease. In a new proof-of-concept study, stem cells were injected under the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the front of the eye, of four horses not responding well to the usual treatment
February 11, 2019 | Foundation, Giving, Human Animal Bond, News
A Friendship, a Hurricane and a Lasting Tribute
Brett Wu and Ashley Zibura became friends while on the rowing team at Brandeis University. After graduation, they sailed off in distinctly different directions. Zibura earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Ohio State University and is now a resident in the ophthalmology service at the NC State Veterinary Hospital. Wu joined AmeriCorps, where
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