June 22, 2021
In Memoriam: Randy Ward, 1945-2021
When Randy Ward died June 7, he left an indelible legacy of support and generosity that uplifted those who knew him and elevated the college.
April 20, 2021
Reopen and Regenerate: Exosome-Coated Stent Heals Vascular Injury, Repairs Damaged Tissue
The stent has a “smart-release” trigger that could both prevent reopened blood vessels from narrowing and deliver regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to tissue.
March 10, 2021
Pericardial Injection Effective, Less Invasive Way to Get Regenerative Therapies to Heart
Injecting hydrogels containing stem cell or exosome therapeutics directly into the pericardial cavity could be a more effective means of treating cardiac injury, according to CVM-led research.
January 7, 2021
A Heartfelt Gift for Saving Tuc
Tuc the cat faced an uphill battle, but NC State gave Liz and Dennis Elwell something they desperately needed — hope.
July 9, 2020
CVM Research Shows Chronic Health Impact of Bartonella Strain on Dogs
Ed Breitschwerdt discusses research showing links between Bartonella rochalimae and canine heart infections.
May 28, 2019
The Heart of the Matter
When Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene joined the faculty of NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine three decades ago, they had no way of knowing how intertwined their careers would become. They had already worked together at the University of Wisconsin for five years when two positions became available at NC State. “We came here
January 8, 2018
From Seattle With Love
How did someone who has never visited the CVM or had her pet treated in the NC State Veterinary hospital become a faithful patron of the CVM? It turns out that it’s a matter of the heart...
April 19, 2017
One for Charlie
Charlie began to show signs of a problem that is unfortunately common in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, mitral valve disease, a degenerative heart condition. In the spring of 2016, Charlie’s cough grew worse...
January 30, 2017
Veterinary Medicine From the Heart
Teresa DeFrancesco arrived at the NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH) in 1992 for her cardiology residency and never left. Known on campus as “Dr. D.” and armed with a frequently deployed infectious laugh, she talks to us about...