July 11, 2016
NC State CVM Receives $350,000 Cancer Treatment Grant From the Petco Foundation
Covered species include birds, fish, reptiles and small mammals, such as guinea pigs and rabbits...
April 9, 2012
Advances in Veterinary Medicine and Changes in the Human/Animal Bond Increase Pet’s Lifespan
The following article by reporter William Grimes was published in the Friday, April 5 issue of the New York Times. The feature, “New Treatments to Save a Pet, but Questions About the Costs,” is about the changes in the human/animal bond, advances in veterinary medicine that can prolong a pet’s life, and the cost of these advances.
July 7, 2009
CCMTR-led Research Team Seeking Brain Tumor Gene
Pinpointing the genes involved in human brain cancer can be like looking for a needle in a haystack, and sometimes the needle you find may not be the right one. By comparing human and canine genomes, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that a gene commonly believed to be involved in meningiomas—tumors that
April 15, 2008
Dr. Breen Published in Journal of Chromosome Research
Cancer researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of Minnesota have found that humans and dogs share more than friendship and companionship – they also share the same genetic basis for certain types of cancer. Furthermore, the researchers say that because of the way the genomes have evolved, getting cancer may be inevitable