September 25, 2017
September CVM Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. A rare blood sample from a North Atlantic right whale was used in a new study that maps the mitochondrial genome sequence of the endangered species. Co-authored by the CVM’s Julia Allwood, Melissa Scheible and Seth
September 12, 2017
Nothing But the Tooth – What Dental Remains from Homo naledi Can Tell Us
Anthropologists just love to sink their teeth into a good mystery, and some recent research from NC State and Vassar College has done just that – by looking at what dental development in Homo naledifossils can tell us about this human relative and the evolution of our own species, Homo sapiens. In 2013, paleoanthropologists discovered the fossilized
September 11, 2017
Tiny Cellular Worlds, Big Medical Breakthrough
They’re called “mini guts,” and they are a leap forward in the study and prevention of devastating intestinal diseases in horses. Researchers at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have successfully isolated and recreated the innermost layer of a horse’s intestine using stem cells. All the intricate nooks and crannies of intestinal cells can
August 29, 2017
Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra
Santosh Mishra, assistant professor of neuroscience at NC State Veterinary Medicine, was part of a team of NIH researchers who have discovered four previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin. Identifying these mediators may be a first step toward providing relief for people who suffer from chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis.
August 28, 2017
News and updates, August 2017
Highlights cover key events; faculty, staff, and student accomplishments; and other CVM news...
August 27, 2017
August CVM Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine...
August 21, 2017
Cowabunga’s Incredible Journeys
Harrison Dudley knew he wanted to practice large animal medicine, but he also knew he lacked something very important: hands-on experience. “I did not grow up around cattle production, so as a student I felt like I had a lot of catching up to do,” he said. So during his first year at the NC
August 13, 2017
Lascelles Receives 2017 Excellence in Feline Research Award
Lascelles research has resulted in an increased recognition of how pain is diagnosed in the cat, how pain can be alleviated and reduced through early recognition, and how pain can be managed more thoughtfully and safely for cats with...
August 13, 2017
Breitschwerdt Receives AKC-CHF Canine Health Excellence Award
The nonprofit AKC-CHF singled out Breitschwerdt’s innovative, leading-edge research in infectious disease research that, “has advanced our knowledge of deadly pathogens that cross species barriers, contributing to both canine and...
August 8, 2017
Looks that Thrill: CVM Excels in Research Image Contest
One is a stark look into the determined eyes of a farmer in Ethiopia working to eradicate disease that’s threatening livestock. The other, a hypnotic video showing the tiny beating heart of an embryonic zebrafish that could one day lead to new treatments for heart disease...