July 29, 2018
Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research
The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack. The $300,000 Transformational Project Award funds a three-year study from Cheng, the CVM’s professor of regenerative medicine, exploring heart failure’s impact of the reparative ability stem cells, information
June 17, 2018
Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief
Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain...
June 12, 2018
Summer Program Offers Unique Research Opportunity
For Eddy Cruz, a summer well spent is working in a lab at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. The NC State rising senior microbiology major from Monroe, N.C., is spending his second summer in the lab of his mentor, Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine, investigating what helps the bacteria Salmonella survive
May 7, 2018
Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs
NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs...
April 11, 2018
The Future of Medicine
Ke Cheng's research may hold the key to repairing damaged cardiac tissue...
April 9, 2018
A Distinguished Professorship for an Extraordinary Scientist
Ed Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases, came to the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982, and has influenced students in every CVM class to step through the college’s doors...
March 25, 2018
Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India
A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine project to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance has received an Internationalized Seed Grant from the university. The project is from Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur, CVM associate professor of molecular epidemiology and associate director of the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program at the Comparative Medicine Institute. His
February 21, 2018
Companion Animals May Hold the Key to Human Pain Relief
A new study notes that naturally occurring canine and feline osteoarthritis is strikingly similar to human osteoarthritis, including its appearance in radiographs and how it leads to...
October 17, 2017
CVM Receives Funding to Continue GenomeTrakr Program
In just one year, the GenomeTrakr program at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has mapped the intricate genetic fingerprints of 700 strains of pathogenic bacteria. It’s just the beginning. A new grant from the National Institutes of Health and the United States Food and Drug Administration will fund the program at the CVM
October 11, 2017
To Surveil and Protect: The Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance
In the thick of war it pays to know your enemy, and bacteria is an unrelenting, captivating foe. “How does something that you can’t see, that doesn’t have a brain, develop very sophisticated survival mechanisms almost immediately?” said Paula Cray, head of the department of population health and pathobiology at the NC State College of