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
August 13, 2017
Lascelles Receives 2017 Excellence in Feline Research Award
Lascelles research has resulted in an increased recognition of how pain is diagnosed in the cat, how pain can be alleviated and reduced through early recognition, and how pain can be managed more thoughtfully and safely for cats with...
July 19, 2017
At the Crossroads of Discovery
The Firestone Laboratory is where scientific research is moved it into the clinic through clinical trials and other work, this is where new concepts and forms of treatment are tested and proven, modified or...
January 27, 2017
Morris Animal Foundation Awards Competitive Feline Health Grants to CVM Researchers
The foundation’s small animal scientific advisory board selected the studies with the greatest potential to save lives and that preserve the health and advance veterinary care. The CVM was the only college to receive more than...
December 13, 2016
Tackling Osteosarcoma in People and Pet Dogs
In humans, osteosarcoma most often strikes teens and sometimes kids even younger. In dogs, osteosarcoma is most common in large and giant breeds, such as Great Danes, Rottweilers and Saint Bernards. There hasn’t been any notable progress in the treatment and survival of human or dog patients with osteosarcoma in the last 30 years...