News and updates, November 2017

Faculty and Staff

  • Anthony Blikslager part of intercollegiate team forming research center to develop new treatment approaches for animal and human esophageal diseases.
  • Kenneth Adler highlights his four-decade medical research journey.
  • Jeffrey Yoder reveals what zebrafish can teach us about the human immune system.
  • Nimet Browne discusses the importance of vaccinating North Carolina horses against eastern Equine encephalitis.
  • Q&A: Equine surgeon Callie Fogle is committed to compassionate care.
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In the Spotlight

Anatomic pathology professor John Cullen has received the 2017 Robert Farrell Award from the C.L. Davis-Thompson Foundation. The award recognizes Cullen’s excellence as a lecturer for the foundation, which advances veterinary and comparative pathology education.

Cullen was also named a distinguished member of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

Congratulations, Dr. Cullen!

Alumni and Students

  • Ph.D. student Tyler Allen one of the winners of the NC State Graduate School’s Three-Minute Thesis competition.
  • Residents Leanne Magestro and Briana Hallman take home research awards at the annual  Veterinary Cancer Society Conference.  
  • Distinguished Alumni Award winner Wondwossen Gebreyes is at the forefront of global health. 
  • Former resident Brianne Phillips lands lead veterinarian position at the Virginia Living Museum.

Donors and Support

  • Rocky the bullmastiff fights cancer with help from a grant from the Petco Foundation.