May 17, 2018
More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds
An online survey asked participants to identify potential animal toxicants on a list of 25 common household items, including plants, foods and over-the-counter medications. Fifteen of the listed items were toxic to pets; the remainder were not...
May 14, 2018
New Equine Cancer Therapy Successfully Treats Common Tumors
Electrochemotherapy, or ECT, enhances traditional chemotherapy injection into cancerous tumors by using short electric pulses, tremendously increasing cancer cells...
April 30, 2018
Faculty, Staff and Students honored at 34th Annual CVM Awards Banquet
The State Ballroom of NC State’s Talley Student Union featured a spontaneous rendition of “Happy Birthday” on April 26 during the 34th Annual College of Veterinary Medicine Awards Banquet. The Class of 2018’s Sophie Amirsultan took home seven awards while also celebrating her birthday, prompting the crowd to join in a musical tribute. The entire
April 27, 2018
New Study Aims to Combat Blindness in the Endangered Red Wolf
A new research project at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine could make a vital impact on the survival of the critically endangered American red wolf. Only about 40 of the wolves live in the wild, all in North Carolina. Principal investigator Freya Mowat, CVM assistant professor of ophthalmology, has received a grant to
April 26, 2018
NC State Equine Health Projects Land Morris Animal Foundation Funding
Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, was awarded a nearly $132,000 grant for a three-year study on stem cell treatments for horses. Jessica Gilbertie, a CVM graduate student, earned a $100,000 grant for a two-year study to improve treatment of joint infections...
April 24, 2018
Four Receive CVM Awards for Excellence
The honorees are laboratory supervisors Anne Crews and Sandra Horton, executive assistant Eva Cook and Dane Johnston, director of continuing education, outreach and alumni affairs...
April 24, 2018
News and updates, April 2018
New master’s program between the CVM and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Public Health offers global health focus for veterinary students. https://goo.gl/UJNyGu WRAL interviews Ph.D. student Tyler Allen about his cancer research and Forbes 30 Under 30 recognition. https://goo.gl/RZ3p6K Team of first-year CVM students take home first place in
April 22, 2018
NC State Clinicians Testing New Treatment for Severe Bleeding
To be eligible for the trial, dogs must arrive at the veterinary hospital within 24 hours after experiencing bleeding from a severe injury or rupture of tumors in the abdominal cavity...
April 22, 2018
April 2018 CVM Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.