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News and Updates, November/December 2016

Faculty and Staff

  • The cardiology teams provides hope to a French bulldog from Peru who could not get the necessary surgery in his country. https://goo.gl/YjxlyT
  • Dean Paul Lunn’s forward-thinking message: “New Plan, New College.” https://goo.gl/8ntFIj
  • Jeannine Moga offers ways to cope with grieving for a pet during the holidays. https://goo.gl/89zbZP
  • The fall/winter edition of the CVM’s Oath profiles rescue efforts for rhinos in South Africa and sea turtles at the North Carolina coast. https://goo.gl/J7Wnct
  • The cardiology team joins forces with Duke to help Nekot, a Staffordshire terrier in need. https://goo.gl/hZa8E2
  • How do you keep pets stress-free for the holidays? Barbara Sherman has some advice. https://goo.gl/Y5dsGh

CVM Research 

  • Craig Harms pioneers new science at CMAST. https://goo.gl/i63HTN
  • Matthew Breen featured in the Washington Post’s extensive overview of how innovative canine cancer research may improve treatments for humans. https://goo.gl/hlsjBJ
  • New research from Troy Ghashghaei could shed light on neurodevelopmental processes and how to treat traumatic brain injuries in humans. https://goo.gl/bi83iq
  • CVM’s work included in a Newsweek editorial on how studying animals will make humans healthier. https://goo.gl/LEycNZ
  • A look at the CVM’s partnership with Duke Clinical and Translational Science to target a particularly devastating form of bone cancer. https://goo.gl/jSFs5x
  • Ke Cheng and Troy Ghashghaei named to the new class of University Faculty Scholars. https://goo.gl/ZERTJI
  • Jody Gookin and Matthew Breen awarded national grants to study canine health. https://goo.gl/m16bMc

Alumni and Students

  • Graduate student Alix Berglund is devoted to equine stem cell research. https://goo.gl/YRJtaz
  • Michael Overton (DVM, ‘90) receives the CVM’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. https://goo.gl/fTv7iZ
  • Scholarship recipient Joe Grennon, class of 2019, is a man with a plan. https://goo.gl/LMxXri
  • Daniel Pittman (DVM, ‘04) receives the Science in Practice Award from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. https://goo.gl/s4Bwo5
  • American Veterinarian walks on the wild side with the Turtle Rescue Team. https://goo.gl/vjIevT
  • Efrain Rivera-Serrano, who just earned a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences, discusses his colorful fluorescence microscopy research. https://goo.gl/8Ozibf

Donors and support

  • Leah Dey’s passion for feline behavioral science leads to the Purrdey Feline Wellness Room. https://goo.gl/1phF6h
  • North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation member Kathe Garrison’s distinctive gift to the veterinary hospital will make a big impact. https://goo.gl/tsKeIa
  • Read more about the CVM’s role in NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary capital campaign. https://goo.gl/XL7oef
  • Vascular surgeon and New York City native Leila Mureebe on her “improbable arc” of donating to the Teaching Animal Unit Endowment. https://goo.gl/0k5YmZ