May 23, 2019
In Memory: Dr. Daniel Lambert,
Class of 2011
We are deeply saddened to announce that our colleague and Class of 2011 NC State alumnus Dr. Daniel Lambert, has passed away unexpectedly. Our support and prayers are with the Lambert family and with the equine community. Dr. Lambert owned and operated HorseCare Veterinary Services and worked closely with faculty at the NC State College
May 20, 2019
Extraordinary Care, Extraordinary Appreciation
Mike and Mary Jo Matthies of Aberdeen, N.C., call themselves “just ordinary people.” But their support for the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine is anything but ordinary. And it’s guided by a deep love of horses. Mary Jo Matthies has enjoyed having horses in her life, and the couple even acquired a horse
May 13, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Erin Hopmans
Erin Hopmans is an Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center rotating floor technician.
April 8, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Mike Cissell
Mike Cissell recently joined the NC State Veterinary Hospital as a clinical veterinarian in the equine emergency service at the Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center.
March 26, 2019
Potomac Horse Fever in NC: What Owners Should Know
Following a cluster of Potomac horse fever cases reported in eastern North Carolina, the NC State Veterinary Hospital’s equine service is urging horse owners to go over prevention and treatment options with their veterinarians. Potomac horse fever is a non-contagious, infectious disease caused by the bacterium Neorickettsia risticii, affecting horses regardless of age, breed and
March 25, 2019
Bailey Awarded Funding for Equine Reproductive Disease Research
A study on a new treatment for a leading cause of equine reproductive loss led by the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Scott Bailey is one of just a handful of projects receiving the latest funding from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Bailey, CVM associate professor of theriogenology, the veterinary branch focused on reproductive
March 13, 2019
NC State, NC Horse Council Forge Partnership Focused on Equine Industry
The leadership of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the NC Horse Council met recently to discuss needs and opportunities for the state’s equine industry. The equine industry is a vital component of the North Carolina agricultural industry, providing a major contribution to the state’s
February 13, 2019
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
November 18, 2018
A Sharp Vision for Veterinary Ophthalmology
A new imaging system joins a collection of advanced tools used by the ophthalmology service: a 50-megahertz ultrasound and optical coherence tomography. Both tools are non-invasive; the imaging is completed with little to no touching of the eye.
November 7, 2018
Winter 2018 The Oath Magazine
For this special edition of The Oath, we're celebrating everything equine. As North Carolina's impactful horse industry continues to grow and diversify, the CVM remains committed to innovative therapies and state-of-the-art medical care that is practiced here each and every day.