May 10, 2021
Heartfelt and Celebratory: The 37th Annual CVM Awards
The awards honor students and faculty for outstanding academic, clinical and research achievements.
February 3, 2021
Gilger Awarded Prestigious Ocular Medicine Fellowship
Professor of Ophthalmology Brian Gilger is just the second-ever veterinarian to receive the honor.
November 13, 2020
NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Gilger Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award
Brian Gilger, who received the honor from Auburn University, has made invaluable contributions to the understanding and treatment of equine ocular disease.
June 19, 2019
CVM Faculty Awarded Funding for Innovative Therapy Research
Two projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers involving new chronic pain therapies for both animals and humans have received additional funding from the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Studies from Brian Gilger, professor of ophthalmology, and Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, are among 15 pilot projects selected for
February 13, 2019
Early Success Shown in Alternative Therapy for Equine Eye Disease
An innovative stem cell therapy first used at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine shows strong promise in treating a chronic equine eye disease. In a new proof-of-concept study, stem cells were injected under the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the front of the eye, of four horses not responding well to the usual treatment
November 18, 2018
A Sharp Vision for Veterinary Ophthalmology
A new imaging system joins a collection of advanced tools used by the ophthalmology service: a 50-megahertz ultrasound and optical coherence tomography. Both tools are non-invasive; the imaging is completed with little to no touching of the eye.
August 6, 2018
Gilger Honored with AVMA Clinical Research Award
The annual award, presented at last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium, recognizes a veterinarian whose research has an impact on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of animal disease...
September 15, 2017
CVM Seeing High Number of Equine Fungal Eye Infections
The NC State Veterinary Hospital’s equine ophthalmology service reports treating an increased number of horses with eye infections caused by fungi. Fungal keratitis can develop after an injury to the cornea. It is common in horses, but the high frequency of cases seen during the past few weeks is unusual, said Brian Gilger, CVM professor
February 27, 2017
For Ruthie the Chimp, Clear Sight From Expert Hands
A cataract removal procedure is as common for animals as it is for humans, but for Ruthie the chimpanzee, it's a matter of life and death...