May 15, 2019
CVM Partners With Senegal Institute to Fight Infectious Disease
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is partnering with the Institut Pasteur Dakar in Senegal to advance infectious disease research in West Africa. The CVM and IPD will support pilot research projects led by faculty from both institutions. The two institutions are also developing training programs for students and researchers on
April 25, 2019
Global Health Program Awards First Research Grant
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is awarding its first seed grant to Gustavo Machado, an assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, for a project tracking the spread of infectious disease in Brazil. The $20,000 award supports Machado as he maps swine trade routes in Rio Grande
April 15, 2019
CVM Awards First Certificate in Global Health
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine awarded its inaugural certificate in global health to fourth-year student Lizabeth Rennecker, whose work included laying the foundation for groundbreaking infectious disease research in Uganda. Rennecker, who’s set to graduate with the Class of 2019 in May, is the first student to earn a certificate in global health
January 24, 2019
Researchers Create Algorithm to Predict PEDV Outbreaks
PEDV is a virus that causes high mortality rates in preweaned piglets. The virus emerged in the U.S. in 2013 and by 2014 had infected approximately 50 percent of breeding herds...
January 13, 2019
CVM Student to Receive National Veterinary Leadership Honor
Hannah Varnell, a third-year student at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is among this year’s recipients of the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award from the...
November 28, 2018
Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur
Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.
November 28, 2018
Five Questions with Dean Lunn: Launching the Global Health Program
NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is merging global health research with the existing education program to create a single Global Health program. By streamlining these efforts, the new program will unite the strengths of both research faculty and teaching faculty to increase the global impact of the college.
August 18, 2018
Tackling Health Challenges, 7,500 Miles Away
They may step out of the classroom during the summer, but NC State Veterinary Medicine students don’t stray far from their chosen field. This summer, three students worked on global health research projects, a required component of the certificate program...
July 19, 2018
Two CVM Global Health Collaborations Receive Funding
The UGPN’s Research Collaboration Fund supports the work of its member institutions: NC State University, the University of São Paulo, the University of Surrey and the University of Wollongong.
May 11, 2018
Sid Thakur Named NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Director of Global Health
Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur has been named NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s director of global health, a key leadership position reflective of the CVM’s commitment to solving some of the world’s greatest health challenges facing animals, humans and the environment. The position, effective July 1, is part of the development of a formal global