September 19, 2018
Designing the Future of Clinical Trials
Thierry Olivry, professor of immunodermatology at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, spearheaded the project and is the lead author of the study published in BMC Veterinary Research. The work offers a detailed core outcome set for clinical trials involving dogs with...
September 13, 2018
In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments
Can researching cancer treatment in dogs and cats have long-term impact on human cancer treatment? The answer is yes, and the proof is in the work done by Michael Nolan, associate professor, radiation oncology and biology, and others at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Nolan is leading research in two separate areas. The first involves clinical
September 10, 2018
Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart
Using a computer model, researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Illinois at Chicago have revealed the effect of increased amounts of cholesterol on a specific ion channel involved in regulating potassium levels in the heart. The work sheds further light on interactions between cholesterol and heart function and could have an
August 29, 2018
News and Updates, August 2018
A new shellfish initiative, how NC State is helping bring the World Equestrian Games to N.C. and more from a busy August on campus...
August 28, 2018
August 2018 Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.
August 23, 2018
Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets with Intestinal Injury Recover
Intestinal ischemic injury occurs when blood flow to a portion of the intestine is cut off, resulting in the loss of epithelial cells that line intestinal walls. Once this barrier is damaged, intestinal contents can leak into the bloodstream, causing sepsis and often fatal infections...
August 19, 2018
NIH Awards CVM’s Nascone-Yoder $1.5M Grant
The project, “Ahead of the Curve: Mechanisms of Left-Right Asymmetric Stomach Morphogenesis,” will be funded through 2023 by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, one of the NIH’s research centers...
August 12, 2018
Undergraduate Research Program Gives Early Vet School Experience
The CVM’s undergraduate research program is an immersive introduction to the CVM and to the wide world of veterinary medicine. CVM faculty members have informally taken in interested undergraduates for decades...
August 6, 2018
CVM Grad Student Ziegler Wins Young Investigator Award
The honor, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association and its charitable foundation, recognizes scientific advancements made by graduate veterinarians pursuing advanced research training...
August 6, 2018
Gilger Honored with AVMA Clinical Research Award
The annual award, presented at last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, recognizes a veterinarian whose research has an impact on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of animal disease...