September 3, 2021
How Pre- and Probiotics Keep Intestinal Barriers Strong
The effectiveness of pre- and probiotics can go beyond just promoting gut health through the presence of “good” bacteria or correct sugars.
February 16, 2021
Gonzalez Named NC State University Faculty Scholar
Liara Gonzalez is behind some of the most innovative research coming out of the CVM in recent years, using large animal models to translate findings into treatments for both humans and animals.
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.
July 29, 2019
CVM Grad Student Wins National Veterinary Research Award
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. student Amy Stieler Stewart is the winner of the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Graduate Award for her innovative research using stem cells to treat intestinal injury. Stewart received the honor during last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium co-sponsored Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company specializing in human and animal
July 24, 2019
CVM Surgeon Offers Insight into Early Equine Colic Prevention
When he talks about horse colic, equine surgeon Anthony Blikslager usually talks about antibiotics and biomarkers, about lesions and intestinal-scarring parasites. He talks about twisted bowels and impacted colons and hernias. But in his latest published study, Blikslager steps out of the operating room and into horse stables to talk directly to owners about what
October 15, 2010
CVM Research May Help in Repairing Gastrointestinal Tracts
Dr. Anthony Blikslager, professor of surgery and gastroenterology at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine has uncovered a novel function for a protein called chloride channel protein 2 (ClC-2) that may prove to be beneficial for the recovery of injured gastrointestinal tracts in animals and people. An internationally-recognized expert in the field of