February 26, 2018
Building DVM Skills One Conversation at a Time
An innovative, thorough approach to instilling communication values that apply to the wide range of situations veterinarians face every day...
February 13, 2018
10 Amazing Animal Heart Facts
They can be as big as a piano or too small to see without a microscope. They may beat as much as 1,000 — or as little as six — times a minute. They are animal hearts and they’re extraordinary. Yes, the human heart is pretty astonishing, too. The thing has its electrical impulse, so
February 11, 2018
At the CVM, a House System United
In the fall of 2016, the CVM became the first veterinary school in the country to implement a house system. It’s part open-arms welcome, part community builder and support system — and altogether a committed focus on physical, social and mental well-being...
January 21, 2018
CVM Grad Student Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List
Tyler Allen has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries. Forbes singled him out for his research on how certain cancer and tumor cells exit the bloodstream to form new tumors...
January 2, 2018
A Helping Hand for Critically Ill Newborn Foals
When Nimet Browne was 6, she moved to a small town in Tennessee. Her subdivision was across the street from a barn offering horse riding lessons. “Every time I passed it I just whined and whined about how badly I wanted to ride horses,” Browne said. “Finally, my parents gave in and that was it.
November 19, 2017
Alumni Award Winner at the Forefront of Global Health
Wondwossen Gebreyes, a leading voice and innovative researcher in global health medicine, is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Gebreyes earned a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences from the CVM in 2001 and was an assistant professor of epidemiology at the school for five years.
November 13, 2017
Equine Surgeon Committed to Compassionate Care
She grew up on a beef cattle farm, but they were never the only animals in Callie Fogle’s life. Many were strays she and her sister could not resist nurturing back to health and then releasing. They kept squirrels and baby birds and a one-eyed Siamese cat. They also always had horses. Fogle, clinical associate
November 8, 2017
What Zebrafish Can Teach Us About Our Own Immune System
The human immune system is a miraculous and mysterious place. It is staggeringly complex, as tens of thousands of genes within several different cell types interact in our blood to fight germs and other invaders. The system’s behavior is impacted by anything from diet and age to stress levels and genetics. The exact mechanisms of
November 1, 2017
New Research Center to Fight Esophageal Disease
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is part of an intercollegiate research team awarded a grant to develop new treatment approaches for human and animal esophageal diseases. Anthony Blikslager, professor of equine surgery and gastroenterology at the CVM, is a co-investigator on the team, which was recently given an UNC Inter-Institutional Planning Grant to
October 24, 2017
Extraordinary Gift Supports Aging Pets
Once you met Rahna Davidson you never forgot her. She was smart, a financial whiz, and unflinchingly honest and direct. She was strong and gutsy and unafraid to say exactly what was on her mind at any given time. But above all she was a mother who was very proud of her daughter, Kady Gjessing,