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A male veterinary student smiles at two of his mentors, who are looking at slides in a pathology lab.

Jun 12, 2024

Equine Colic, Coastal Microplastics and So Much More: Summer Research Program Sees Record Participation and New Projects

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students with little lab experience a paid opportunity to pursue their research interests under faculty mentorship. 

Two graduates lean into each other, hands clasped, at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine's 2024 graduation.

May 3, 2024

‘It’s the People Who Make It’ for the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024

Despite their programs’ socially distant beginnings, members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Class of 2024 formed enduring bonds with the people and places that make this campus home. 

Nitro relaxes during one of his laser light therapy sessions.

Mar 5, 2024

Partnering with Police: Rehab’s Role Critical as NC State Helps Nitro Get His Groove Back

The Cary Police dog’s journey since knee surgery in December has had several setbacks, showing how rehabilitation is a roll-with-it and pivot practice at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.  

Feb 27, 2024

Research Roundup NC State Veterinary Medicine, February 2024

Reviewing Medication Safety and Effectiveness in Early Parkinson’s Disease Seppänen P, Forsberg MM, Tiihonen M, Laitinen H, Beal S, Dorman DC. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. The condition can place a lot of strain on the body over time and can make some people more vulnerable to serious infections. Early management of the… 

Members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine ophthalmology and Large Animal Hospital teams pose with Myra, a brown Dutch warmblood mare.

Feb 20, 2024

Groundbreaking Transplant at NC State Helps Jumping Horse Stay the Course

Aided by cutting-edge growth factor research and state-of-the-art ultrasound technology, NC State ophthalmologists successfully performed one of the largest equine corneal transplants ever reported. 

Dr. Liara Gonzalez, a professor at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, poses in front of the entrance to the school's main building.

Feb 15, 2024

NC State Gastroenterologist Awarded $3.5 Million NIH Grant to Improve Small Intestine Transplant Process

Intestinal transplants have a five-year success rate below 60%, but researchers say an emerging technology for pre-transplant organ storage could boost tissue health, improve patient outcomes and expand the donor pool. 

Students in blue surgical gowns and wearing yellow sterile gloves smile while holding suturing needles over fabric models.

Feb 6, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Miss Rodeo North Carolina, Rachel Gagliardi, poses in a laboratory. She has long, dark hair and glasses and is wearing a cowboy hat, a pageant sash and a brown and turquoise jacket.

Jan 18, 2024

From Research Fellow to Rodeo Royalty, Dual-Degree Student Rides High

Rachel Gagliardi, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student and Miss Rodeo North Carolina 2023, seizes every opportunity to excel in the research lab, the rodeo arena and beyond. 

Two female veterinary students wearing KN95 masks examine one box turtle each on an examination table as part of an anesthesia study.

Jan 9, 2024

NC State Student Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Eastern Box Turtle Anesthesia, Her Seventh First-Author Study

“Without a doubt, the highlight of my time in vet school has been my research experiences,” says fourth-year student Ashlyn Heniff, who faculty say already has an impressive portfolio. 

Archer Seaman was the first cat enrolled in the study in April 2021.

Dec 21, 2023

Veterinary Medicine Milestones: A Year of Research Breakthroughs

With work that advanced our understanding of dementia, microbiomes and protecting lungs from COVID-19, internationally recognized interdisciplinary research teams at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine continued making great strides in improving animal and human health throughout 2023.