Faculty and Staff
August 16, 2019
With Genetic Counseling, CVM Takes Deeper Dives into Dog DNA
At-home DNA tests can uncover that your mixed-breed rescue is 1/8th Jack Russell terrier. A saliva sample sent through the mail can estimate how big a dog may get, if they have drug sensitivities or detail their chance of developing a heart condition. The tests can be revelatory. They can also just be the beginning.
August 11, 2019
If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Neither Can Your Pet
It happened so quickly and so unexpectedly that at first Brenda Stevens didn’t realize it was happening at all. Stevens, a general practice clinical professor at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, was outside playing fetch with her standard poodle, Olive, throwing her favorite tennis ball. It was a sunny, comfortable spring day. “I
August 11, 2019
CVM Students Awarded AAAP Scholarships
Several NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students picked up honors from the American Association of Avian Pathologists at the organization’s annual meeting last week in Washington. The Class of 2021’s Grayson Walker received a $5,000 AAAP Foundation/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship, awarded to veterinary students dedicated to poultry health. Walker is an alumnus
July 31, 2019
News and Updates, July 2019
Postdoctoral research scholar Alix Berglund receives a Careers in Immunology Fellowship from the American Association of Immunologists. ow.ly/CanW50v4SpN The Class of 2021’s Valerie Nelson makes an unexpected discovery with a global impact while talking part in the Veterinary Scholars Program. ow.ly/VpYR50v2UE6 Postdoctoral fellow Matt Foley awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant for innovative
July 28, 2019
CVM Study Explores New Way to Treat Rare Canine Cancer
Stereotactic radiation therapy is a powerful tool in the NC State Veterinary Hospital’s arsenal, attacking cancerous tumors of the brain, spine and those that can reach the heart, all while still protecting normal tissue. Conventional radiation therapy is typically used over many weeks. SRT can often be conducted during just a handful of hospital visits.
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
July 23, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Rebecca Maher
Rebecca Maher is a licensed clinical social worker at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
July 1, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Kaiti May
Kaiti May is a surgery technician at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
June 25, 2019
News and Updates, June 2019
Through her leadership with the American Association of Avian Pathologists, the Class of 2017’s Sarah Reichelt is helping to ensure that women feel supported as they launch careers in poultry medicine. http://ow.ly/u6Od50uEjFP The Class of 2017’s Elizabeth Punger talks about her rewarding career as a military veterinarian at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
June 24, 2019
Summer 2019 The Oath Magazine
We’ve been spending a lot of time outside lately. Maybe it’s because of the longer sunny days and bluer skies we’ve seen lately. But it’s also because it’s always hard to resist hanging out on the farm that also happens to be our backyard. In the latest edition of The Oath, we take a close