October 10, 2019
CVM Study Reveals a Key Way Your Gut Battles Infections
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers have uncovered a new defense mechanism used by the gut against the parasite Cryptosporidium parvum, one of the leading causes of childhood diarrhea in developing countries. In the study, which used a pig model, the researchers found that at the peak of Cryptosporidium infections, epithelial cells lining the
October 8, 2019
New CVM Canine Health Studies Receive Morris Animal Foundation Funding
Two innovative canine health studies at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have been awarded funding by the Morris Animal Foundation. The organization announced Tuesday that it’s supporting a CVM project that’s developing a test that quickly gauges the severity and prognosis of central nervous system injuries in dogs. The two-year study is helmed
September 25, 2019
News and Updates, September 2019
At the inaugural NC State Animal Health Hackathon, students will offer new solutions to pressing animal industry problems over just one weekend. ow.ly/26It50vVeXZ 33 CVM students named Annable Scholars this academic year, receiving scholarships covering up to half of tuition and fees. ow.ly/Cshl50vW3iC Francess Blake and Alexis Roach met in preschool. Now, the best friends
September 25, 2019
CVM Awarded Funding for Equine Colic Study
The latest round of funding was awarded to studies determined to have, “the greatest potential to save lives, preserve health and advance veterinary medicine,” according to the organization.
September 24, 2019
September 2019 Research Roundup
A look at some of the latest published research studies coming from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine this month …
September 23, 2019
Antibody Testing Reveals Dogs Can Suffer from Same Autoimmune Encephalitis as Humans
Autoimmune encephalitis – an immune system reaction against the brain – is common in dogs, with smaller breeds and young adult dogs being most susceptible...
September 22, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Puppy Thrives After New Hernia Surgery Approach
When newlyweds Ellen and Drew Williams were looking for a house in Raleigh, they knew they wanted a big backyard for a future puppy. Not long after they were settled in, Drew surprised Ellen for her birthday with what she called the best gift ever. He told her they were on a waiting list to
September 9, 2019
A Game-Changing Approach to Intestinal Transplantation
A first-of-its-kind study at the NC State CVM and Duke University is testing a new way to effectively maintain donated intestines and markedly strengthen their viability, lowering transplant failure rates.
September 1, 2019
Hurricane Dorian Preparedness: Tips for Animal Owners
A still-strong Hurricane Dorian unloaded heavy rain and dangerous winds of up to 110 mph on coastal areas of the Carolinas Thursday afternoon, causing widespread power outages and spawning multiple tornadoes. The National Hurricane Center said Dorian was traveling north at 8 mph and wavering between a Category 2 and 3 hurricane at 2 p.m.