June 18, 2018 | DVM, News, News Releases, Newswire, Students
NC State CVM Chosen for New Admissions Diversity Program
The CVM was one of just three schools nationwide chosen by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges to take part in the organization’s pilot holistic admissions development program...
June 17, 2018 | Animal Owners, CVM Research, Faculty and Staff, News, Newswire
Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief
Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain...
June 13, 2018 | CVM Research, News
Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema
Researchers from North Carolina State University have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. “You can think of itch being transmitted from the skin
June 12, 2018 | CVM Research, News, Newswire
Summer Program Offers Unique Research Opportunity
For Eddy Cruz, a summer well spent is working in a lab at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. The NC State rising senior microbiology major from Monroe, N.C., is spending his second summer in the lab of his mentor, Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine, investigating what helps the bacteria Salmonella survive
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