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
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.