January 19, 2022
A Match Made in Rehab for NC State Veterinary Technician, Hunting Dog
How a devastating injury led to Tarpon the Labrador living with longtime NC State veterinary technician Heather Hopkinson.
September 20, 2021
Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs
The study could be a significant first step toward preventative, less invasive joint resurfacing in dogs and humans.
May 25, 2021
New NC State Veterinary Medicine Project Aims to Unlock Mysteries of Dog Pain
The groundbreaking study is exploring whether pain sensitivity differs by dog breed.
December 18, 2020
Study Sets Baseline for Sleep Patterns in Healthy Adult Dogs
The canine sleep study could guide research on chronic pain and cognitive dysfunction in dogs, potentially improving detection and treatment.
December 8, 2020
Dual DVM/Ph.D. Student Earns Award for Groundbreaking Canine Osteoarthritis Research
Ankita Gupta’s winning research project explores whether serum artemin can be used as a biomarker for pain.
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...
April 5, 2018
NC State CVM Awarded 3 Winn Feline Foundation Research Grants
The CVM took home three of the 14 grants awarded...
March 16, 2018
A Once-Neglected Stray Receives an Unforgettable Memorial
She was dangerously thin, fleeing in fear at even the sound of a falling leaf. The leather collar around her neck was so tight it was clear she had grown out of it some time ago. Vicki Webb first spotted the reddish-blond Labrador-shepherd mix stray when she began stealing cat food from bowls in the
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...
February 19, 2018
Foster, Lascelles Awarded Pharmacology Research Grants
Two NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are the only recipients of pharmacology research grants from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation. Derek Foster, assistant professor of ruminant health and production, received the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Grant for his work exploring the best antibiotic treatment process for cows with