December 9, 2019
Nelson Among First Class of Certified Equine Imaging Specialists
Nathan Nelson, clinical associate professor of radiology at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named to the inaugural class of board-certified specialists in equine diagnostic imaging. Nelson, who joined the CVM in 2017, is now one of just 10 clinicians in the country who are diplomates of the newly recognized specialty within
October 7, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Jori Vasgaard
When the landmark NC State Think and Do the Extraordinary capital fundraising campaign was launched in 2017, one of the primary goals at the College of Veterinary Medicine was collaborating with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to build the Reedy Creek Equine Farm. It will provide updated teaching and reproductive services facilities that
September 25, 2019
CVM Awarded Funding for Equine Colic Study
The latest round of funding was awarded to studies determined to have, “the greatest potential to save lives, preserve health and advance veterinary medicine,” according to the organization.
September 1, 2019
Hurricane Dorian Preparedness: Tips for Animal Owners
A still-strong Hurricane Dorian unloaded heavy rain and dangerous winds of up to 110 mph on coastal areas of the Carolinas Thursday afternoon, causing widespread power outages and spawning multiple tornadoes. The National Hurricane Center said Dorian was traveling north at 8 mph and wavering between a Category 2 and 3 hurricane at 2 p.m.
August 26, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Kate Hepworth
Kate Hepworth is a clinical assistant professor of equine medicine at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
July 31, 2019
N.C. Sees First Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case of the Year
A 4-year-old unvaccinated mare in Cumberland County has been euthanized after contracting North Carolina’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis this year, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reports. A mosquito-borne disease preventable by vaccination, EEE causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. It is usually fatal. People, horses and birds
July 29, 2019
CVM Grad Student Wins National Veterinary Research Award
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. student Amy Stieler Stewart is the winner of the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Graduate Award for her innovative research using stem cells to treat intestinal injury. Stewart received the honor during last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium co-sponsored Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company specializing in human and animal
July 24, 2019
CVM Surgeon Offers Insight into Early Equine Colic Prevention
When he talks about horse colic, equine surgeon Anthony Blikslager usually talks about antibiotics and biomarkers, about lesions and intestinal-scarring parasites. He talks about twisted bowels and impacted colons and hernias. But in his latest published study, Blikslager steps out of the operating room and into horse stables to talk directly to owners about what
June 24, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Beth Mancini
Beth Mancini is an animal attendant at the NC State Veterinary Hospital's Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center.
June 19, 2019
CVM Faculty Awarded Funding for Innovative Therapy Research
Two projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers involving new chronic pain therapies for both animals and humans have received additional funding from the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Studies from Brian Gilger, professor of ophthalmology, and Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, are among 15 pilot projects selected for