July 24, 2019
CVM Surgeon Offers Insight into Early Equine Colic Prevention
When he talks about horse colic, equine surgeon Anthony Blikslager usually talks about antibiotics and biomarkers, about lesions and intestinal-scarring parasites. He talks about twisted bowels and impacted colons and hernias. But in his latest published study, Blikslager steps out of the operating room and into horse stables to talk directly to owners about what
May 29, 2019
CVM Global Health Projects Awarded Funding
Research projects in South Africa, the Galápagos and Senegal are recipients of 2019 travel awards from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program. The awards fund projects from CVM faculty advancing research in global health, including wildlife conservation and infectious disease. For a project based in northern Pretoria, South Africa, Anthony Blikslager,
August 23, 2018
Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets with Intestinal Injury Recover
Intestinal ischemic injury occurs when blood flow to a portion of the intestine is cut off, resulting in the loss of epithelial cells that line intestinal walls. Once this barrier is damaged, intestinal contents can leak into the bloodstream, causing sepsis and often fatal infections...
March 11, 2018
Specialty Spotlight: Colic
NC State’s equine program provides expert care for colic at the country’s preeminent center for excellence in treatment. Our colic specialists, widely recognized experts in equine surgery and gastroenterology, work closely with clients to offer the most personalized care for each and every horse with colic. From highly successful surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches, to
November 1, 2017
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
August 6, 2017
Grad Student Makes an Impact on Equine Medicine
Emily Martin, Class of 2018, is researching new ways to inhibit inflammation in horses, a project that she finds endlessly interesting and brimming with potential...
July 25, 2017
July CVM Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the CVM...
September 21, 2016
Gerard and Blikslager set out on a task that took almost two years in the making: mapping the paranasal sinus anatomy of the white rhinoceros, believed to be the first such project of its kind...