August 31, 2016
Theriot Earns NIH Grant to Fight Bacterial Infections
The $1.5 million grant will allow Theriot to explore new bacterial therapies to combat one of the leading hospital-acquired infections that affects more than 500,000 Americans each year...
July 11, 2016
Gut Check: Grants Awarded for Gastrointestinal Disorders Research
The competitive CGIBD grant program funds researchers pursuing innovative research on digestive diseases...
January 18, 2016
CALS & CVM Partner on Animal Agriculture Research
The separate investigations into the production health of swine, cattle, and poultry will involve nine faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and four from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). This is the second year of...
January 6, 2016
Antibiotics pave way for C. difficile infections by killing beneficial bile acid-altering bacteria
Researchers know that the use of certain antibiotics lead to a higher risk of C. diff infections, particularly among hospital patients. Casey Theriot, an assistant professor of infectious disease at NC State, wanted to know exactly how C. diff spores were interacting with the microbiota