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...
February 3, 2015
Researchers Advance New Glaucoma Treatments
Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the ocular pressure is abnormally high. This painful condition may result in irreversible blindness. Like people, glaucoma can occur spontaneously in certain breeds of dogs...
December 9, 2009
Morris Animal Foundation Supports CVM Research
Selected researchers at the North Carolina State University’s College Veterinary Medicine (CVM) are recipients of Morris Animal Foundation grants that total more than $1.2 million for investigations aimed at improving the health of dogs, cats, horses, and wildlife. More specifically, Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) is providing $1,212,671 to help support 12 different studies being conducted