Research programs at the College of Veterinary Medicine comprise over 140 faculty representing more than 20 species in 9 research areas of emphasis.
We also embrace transformative research. As defined by the National Science Foundation, this kind of research “involves ideas, discoveries, or tools that radically change our understanding of an important existing scientific or engineering concept or educational practice or leads to the creation of a new paradigm or field of science, engineering, or education. Such research challenges current understanding or provides pathways to new frontiers.”
Our goal is to provide solutions to problems of particular importance to animal and human health and biomedical research.
Latest Research News All Research News
Alumni Award Winner at the Forefront of Global Health
Wondwossen Gebreyes, a leading voice and innovative researcher in global health medicine, is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Gebreyes earned a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences from the CVM in 2001 and was an assistant professor of epidemiology at the school for five years.
What Zebrafish Can Teach Us About Our Own Immune System
The human immune system is a miraculous and mysterious place. It is staggeringly complex, as tens of thousands of genes within several different cell types interact in our blood to fight germs and other invaders. The system’s behavior is impacted by anything from diet and age to stress levels and genetics. The exact mechanisms of
New Research Center to Fight Esophageal Disease
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is part of an intercollegiate research team awarded a grant to develop new treatment approaches for human and animal esophageal diseases. Anthony Blikslager, professor of equine surgery and gastroenterology at the CVM, is a co-investigator on the team, which was recently given an UNC Inter-Institutional Planning Grant to
Our investigations are inspired by the animals we treat, the medical conditions we see on a daily basis, and through our contacts with animal owners and collaborators who work with human diseases. Our research focuses on developing real world solutions from which animals and their owners can benefit. From creating artificial limbs that fuse with an animal’s bone so that it is integrated into the body to improving the understanding of virus that impact our agricultural animals, the results of what our world-class researchers do improves the quality of veterinary and human medicine.
Duke-NC State Comparative Oncology Consortium
Duke University (V Foundation for Cancer Research ) | Meurs, Kathryn
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Post-Doctoral Scholar 2017
Merial, Inc. formerly Merial Limited (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI)) | Birkenheuer, Adam
Differentiating Monozygotic Twins With Next-generation Sequencing DNA Methylation Technology
National Institute of Justice | Faith, Seth
Food Animal Medicine Educational Symposium
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) – USDA | Slenning, Barrett
Centennial Biomedical Campus was built as a new partnership model committed
to brining academia, government, and industry together in one place to advance medical science.
The College’s student research activities are designed to provide a rich research experience and to train the animal health and biomedical researchers of tomorrow. Students are mentored closely by dedicated faculty.. Veterinary students engaged in our summer research programs participate in collective experiences such as weekly seminars, field trips and other activities to increase their understanding of the scientific process, responsible conduct of research, improve their written and oral communication skills and to gain insight into the wide range of professional paths available to them in academia, government and industry.
The College actively builds partnerships with grant-giving organizations, which means we are able to fund student research. Our funders include the National Institutes of Health, the Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars program, the Morris Animal Foundation, and the College’s Fund for Discovery, among others.