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NC State Feline Health Center

Learn how we advocate and advance feline health at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine through innovative research and exceptional educational programs.

Feline Health Center Co-Directors

Research Connection: Emphasizing Translational Research in Veterinary Critical Care to Improve Human and Feline Cardiovascular Health with Dr. Ronald Li

Dr. Ronald Li joined the NC State CVM’s Department of Clinical Sciences in fall of 2023 as an associate professor of Emergency and Critical Care. He obtained his DVM from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, and pursued a Ph.D. in Integrative Pathobiology at the University of California, Davis. As a clinical researcher, Dr. Li focuses on understanding the cellular basis of the interaction between neutrophils and platelets in cardiovascular diseases and other forms of inflammation. He also studies novel antiplatelet therapy in cardiovascular diseases. Being an emergency and critical care specialist, Dr. Li emphasizes the value of translational medicine and its importance in progressing benchtop research into clinical studies in order to provide the highest quality and most efficient level of care to patients.

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