January 15, 2020
Bartonella Bacteria Found in Hemangiosarcoma Tumors from Dogs
Researchers find more evidence of a possible connection between persistent bacterial infection and blood vessel cancer in dogs.
August 20, 2019
N.C. Dogs Provide Clues About Dangerous Pathogen
A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine study shines an ever-brightening light on Bartonella by taking a close look at the emerging pathogen’s presence in North Carolina. The study, published in the journal Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, creates an activity map of the pathogen Bartonella henselae through samples from dogs obtained between 2004 and
March 18, 2019
Case Study: Bartonella and Sudden-Onset Adolescent Schizophrenia
In a new case study, researchers at North Carolina State University describe an adolescent human patient diagnosed with rapid onset schizophrenia who was found instead to have a Bartonella henselae infection. This study adds to the growing body of evidence that Bartonella infection can mimic a host of chronic illnesses, including mental illness, and could open up new avenues
July 10, 2018
Breitschwerdt Awarded WSAVA Global One Health Award
Ed Breitschwerdt, a worldwide leader in infectious disease research and longtime NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinician-scientist, has won the 2018 Global One Health Award from the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. Breitschwerdt, CVM professor of medicine and infectious diseases, shares the WSAVA award with Christopher Woods, a professor in Duke University’s medicine and
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...
January 23, 2018
AKC-CHF Grant funds New CVM Bartonella Research Project
The new study will dive deeper into evidence suggesting that Bartonella infections contribute to hemangiosarcoma development. That information could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the cancer, which occurs most often in several popular canine breeds...
August 13, 2017
Breitschwerdt Receives AKC-CHF Canine Health Excellence Award
The nonprofit AKC-CHF singled out Breitschwerdt’s innovative, leading-edge research in infectious disease research that, “has advanced our knowledge of deadly pathogens that cross species barriers, contributing to both canine and...
July 17, 2017
Shedding Light on an Emerging Infectious Disease
A new research project answers lingering questions about Bartonella and Bartonellosis...
December 21, 2016
Breitschwerdt, Cannedy to Receive AAVMC Honors
The AAVMC announced Wednesday that Edward Breitschwerdt, professor of medicine and infectious disease, is the recipient of the 2017 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award. Allen Cannedy, director of diversity and multicultural affairs, is the recipient of the 2017 Iverson Bell Award.
April 25, 2012
NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine Host Institution for World’s Bartonella Experts
Leading global experts in veterinary medicine, human medicine, and parasitology attending the “7th International Conference on Bartonella as Animal and Human Pathogens” are united in a desire to deepen their understanding of this bacterium and increase medical and public awareness of the “stealth pathogen” that plays an important role in a number of human ills. The