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News and Updates, August 2018

Faculty and Staff

  • Dean Paul Lunn discusses the CVM’s vital role in the upcoming FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon. https://goo.gl/7mHMYJ
  • Brian Gilger received the 2018 Clinical Research Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association. https://goo.gl/AFz3Bx
  • Ke Cheng outlines a drug-delivery system proven effective at dissolving clots and limiting long-term scarring of heart tissue in a collaboration between NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill.  https://goo.gl/XB1kqR
  • David Dorman recommends that dog owners do not let dogs eat mushrooms. https://goo.gl/WGtFdT
  • Matthew Breen is one of three researchers working on the MADGiC project that helps predict cancer likelihood through genetic testing. https://goo.gl/CbHnTh
  • Darcy Adin talks with NBC Nightly News (https://goo.gl/STNjs4) and the Washington Post (https://goo.gl/q596ZA) about the FDA looking into a possible link between certain food ingredients and canine heart disease.
  • Nanette Nascone-Yoder was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a five-year study into the early development of the stomach curvature, which could shed light on the upper GI disorder GERD. https://goo.gl/ddvgij
  • CVM researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs stimulates the repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets, which may explain why newborns of many species – including humans – are unable to repair these injuries on their own. https://goo.gl/bg2tPS
  • The CVM is a proud partner in the new North Carolina Shellfish Initiativehttps://goo.gl/RDmaox
  • Kristen Messenger and Kate Bailey, two CVM alums-turned-faculty members, offer a unique and effortlessly fun approach to teaching veterinary anesthesia and pharmacology in their podcast Passing Gas. https://goo.gl/KT4k6u

 In the Spotlight

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Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony.  View Photos

Alumni and Students

  • The CVM’s undergraduate program gives aspiring veterinarians a glimpse into different facets of medical research that benefit animals and humans. https://goo.gl/awG2Cf
  • Tahj Boston, Class of 2022, never gave up on her dream and persevered her way to the CVM. https://goo.gl/m1tjJ6
  • They may step out of the classroom during the summer, but CVM students don’t stray far from their chosen field. https://goo.gl/FpGhiy
  • Garrett Williams, class of 2022, is a first-generation college student who always knew veterinary medicine was for him. https://goo.gl/yqeP6U

Donors and Support

  • The NC State Veterinary Hospital kitchens will receive a state-of-the-art makeover thanks to a generous contribution from Nestlé Purina. https://goo.gl/6tYu7p