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News and Updates, January 2016

Faculty and Staff 

  • Kate Meurs named first recipient of Mark L. Morris Jr. Investigator Award
  • Steve Suter co-author of paper, “What can dogs teach us about human non-Hodgkin lymphoma?”, published in Immunological Reviews
  • David Dorman was the focus of an “Ask a Scientist” column on secrets of dog’s super sense of smell in the Charlotte Obserer and Raleigh News & Observer
  • Anthony Blicklslager quoted in an article in the Horse on challenges managing equine postoperative ileus (POI) after abdominal surgery
  • Ke Cheng named one of Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners for 2016
  • Veterinary Practice News article on Freya Mowat recruiting dogs for Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome (SARDS) study
  • Oscar Fletcher and Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher publish paper ‘History of the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education’
  • Casey Theriot’s research concerning how antibiotics may kill beneficial bacteria and pave the way for C. difficile was reported in several online publications
  • Laurel Degernes moderated a discussion of “H is for Hawk” memoir at Cameron Village Library
  • Steve Suter quoted in CBS News report on heartbreak, advances, and the cost of treating pet cancer
  • Michael Loomis and Brigid Troan were part of a team preparing a paper for the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association on a collaborative study of a Western lowland gorilla exhibiting neurologic abnormalities, depression

Alumni and Students 

  • Kyle Webb, recent clinical pathology resident, was a three-day winner on Jeopardy!
  • Danielle Mzyk, a dual DVM/Ph.D. student, gives interview about scholarship to the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association
  • NC State CVM graduates Drs. Warren & Hemstreet of LakeCross Vet Hospital honored with Chamber award.