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Dr. Natasha Olby

Nov 1, 2022

October News and Updates: Our Expertise is Showing

In the Spotlight Dogs’ risk of dementia increases by half every year Natasha Olby, clinician scientist and gerontology expert, was a source for National Geographic’s story on the risk of dementia in dogs. “The beauty of this is that we can validate hands-on observations coming in from people via questionnaires,” she says. “We are finding… 

Scorpion sit on a rock

Oct 27, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, October 2022

From safe anesthesia for scorpions to a new way to track a virus in swine, here’s a look at some of the latest published studies from the CVM. 

Dog relaxing on couch

Sep 30, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, September 2022

With published research on such diverse topics as treating equine eye inflammation with gene therapy to using stem cell grafting to regenerate diseased organs, NC State researchers continue to produce findings that will improve both animal and human health. Here is a sample of their work. 

Hurricane Ian projections

Sep 27, 2022

As Hurricane Ian intensifies, consider updating your disaster plans – and include your pets

Hurricane season is on full-blown display with Hurricane Ian gathering strength in the Gulf of Mexico following Hurricane Fiona’s recent destructive path through the Atlantic Ocean so updating disaster plans should be top of mind. Before National Preparedness Month, always in September, winds down, make sure your plans include your pets. Hurricane season lasts through… 

Memorial Belltower

Sep 26, 2022

NC State Launches Universitywide Global One Health Academy

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden and Senior Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs Rob Dunn today officially announced the launch of NC State’s Global One Health Academy, focused on the health of plants, animals, biodiversity and human societies. The academy represents a universitywide, interdisciplinary effort to engage faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students in improving the health of animals, plants, biodiversity, humans and society in North Carolina and beyond. 

Sep 1, 2022

August News and Updates: Seals, Sloths and Important Firsts

Stay up to date on the College of Veterinary Medicine's major news and updates from August 2022. 

elephant family in the wild

Aug 29, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, August 2022

A look at some of the latest published studies from the CVM 

portrait of Dean Meurs

Aug 25, 2022

Getting to Know Dean Meurs

In April, Dr. Kate Meurs became the dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine following a nationwide search. Meurs is the first female dean of the college and the inaugural recipient of the Randall B. Terry Jr. College of Veterinary Medicine Endowed Dean’s Chair. In this new video, Dean Meurs talks about her background,… 

dog in field with toys

Aug 24, 2022

Lucy’s Leg Recovery Inspires Owners To Help Others Access Top-Notch Care

Gary and Jackie Davis were so grateful for the successful orthopedic surgery on their border collie Lucy that they established a fund to help other pet owners have financial access to services from the NC State Veterinary Hospital. 

Dr. Crespo presenting at conference

Aug 19, 2022

Crespo Becomes President of the American Association of Avian Pathologists

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Professor Rocio Crespo has begun a one-year term as president of the American Association of Avian Pathologists. She assumed the position in July after serving for the previous year as president-elect of the organization.  “I always found my involvement in the American Association of Avian Pathologists to be very gratifying,”…