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News and Updates, October 2018

Faculty and Staff

  • Study from Kenneth Royal, Katie Sheats and April Kedrowicz finds need for improved readability in veterinary information given to the public. https://goo.gl/Cy6QYT
  • Dave Dorman shares his perspective on the state of research concerning cancer-sniffing dogs. https://goo.gl/N9G4g8
  • Groundbreaking genetic expression research co-investigated by Caroline Laplante receives National Science Foundation funding. https://goo.gl/nJc4gk
  • Anthony Blikslager discusses the hard decisions that need to be made involving horse colic surgery. https://goo.gl/ra9CdT
  • Steve Marks on the importance of vaccines and other preventive measures after a hurricane. https://goo.gl/o78jtf
  • The CVM is a partner in a study receiving a $3.2 million grant to find ways to improve radiation treatment for dogs with sarcoma. https://goo.gl/ozyags
  • Research co-authored by Johanna Elfenbein, Trina Westerman and Katie Sheats shows just what makes Salmonella such a successful bacterium. https://goo.gl/UCWFi9
  • Researchers, including Gustavo Machado, calculate priority index for Leptospirosis risk in Brazil. https://goo.gl/DBNceZ
  • Sid Thakur named as a participant in the first NC State Global Engagement Institute. https://goo.gl/JU4fiV
  • New conference brings veterinarians and beekeepers together on the CVM campus. https://goo.gl/1itKfX
  • CVM equine research projects receive USEA funding. https://goo.gl/w91uCo
  • From editor Kenneth Royal, a new medical education journal is the first of its kind originating from a U.S. veterinary school. https://goo.gl/PTTEZZ
  • With Andrew Rotz, the new director of personal and financial literacy, the CVM invests in financial counseling for students. https://goo.gl/7CW4nY
  • Grants awarded to Tobias Kaeser, Laurianne Van Landeghem and Amanda Ziegler for pilot studies on digestive diseases. https://goo.gl/wZa2F2

Alumni and Students

  • For the Class of 2019’s Alexandru Pop, a two-week relief mission in the wake of Hurricane Florence was an unforgettable lesson in humanity. https://goo.gl/cEgzi8
  • Kady Gjessing (DVM, ’94) will receive a NC State Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual Evening of the Stars Gala in November. https://goo.gl/P4sxTs
  • Kelly Hood, Class of 2019, wins Walkin’ Pets Veterinarian Scholarship. https://goo.gl/DPgsbb

Donors and Support

  • Family honors Kyle Mathews with a Coat of Excellence for the extraordinary care he gave their English bulldog. https://goo.gl/2mihbt
  • A look at the sixth annual Kindred Companions Memorial Gathering. https://goo.gl/Vhviyw