August 6, 2018
Passing Gas Podcast: Off the Cuff and On the Mark
Episodes, about 20 minutes each, are recorded weekly during the fall and spring semesters and available to students on class websites. The episodes alternate between topics related to anesthesiology and pharmacology...
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 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...
April 4, 2018
New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students
During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health. She was traveling with nine other vet students and Andrew Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education and a clinical assistant professor in the Department
March 12, 2018
Saving the Life of an Uncommon Friend
She tells you exactly what her horse means to her without saying anything at all. It’s in the way Regina Taggart lightly touches Yogi’s mane, how she pats his stomach and watches his reaction. It’s in her eyes, in glances of love and appreciation reflecting a bond that was unexpected but embraced. Here, there is
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.