March 10, 2021
Pericardial Injection Effective, Less Invasive Way to Get Regenerative Therapies to Heart
Injecting hydrogels containing stem cell or exosome therapeutics directly into the pericardial cavity could be a more effective means of treating cardiac injury, according to CVM-led research.
February 2, 2021
CVM-Led Contraceptive Gel Project Combines Spermicidal, Anti-Viral, Libido-Enhancing Agents
“The trifunctional contraceptive gel we created yielded higher contraceptive success rates than those on the market,” says the CVM's Ke Cheng.
January 13, 2021
Meurs Receives Distinguished Professorship in Comparative Medicine
Meurs’ ongoing, groundbreaking research broadens understanding of cardiac genetic disease in companion animals, information that often has potential to guide treatment of human disease.
March 2, 2020
Inhalation Therapy Shows Promise Against Pulmonary Fibrosis
The research could lead to more effective, less invasive treatments for human pulmonary fibrosis sufferers.
February 6, 2020
Platelet Microparticles Give Antibody Drug ‘Piggyback Ride’ to Repair Damaged Heart
New CVM research shows that platelet microparticles can effectively deliver therapeutic drugs directly to the heart following a heart attack.
October 31, 2019
Regenerative Medicine Visionary Cheng to Receive Endowed Professorship
Groundbreaking CVM regenerative medicine professor Ke Cheng to receive endowed professorship from the Terry Foundation.
September 19, 2019
Suntanner, Heal Thyself: Exosome Therapy May Enable Better Repair of Sun, Age-Damaged Skin
Heal the burn: New study from the CVM shows how your own skin cells may provide a more effective way to repair sun-damaged skin.
April 2, 2019
Cheng Inducted Into Prestigious Medical Institute’s College of Fellows
Ke Cheng, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine professor of regenerative medicine, has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Cheng, also a professor in NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill’s Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, was elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows for “contributions to designing new biomaterials and targeted cell
July 29, 2018
Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research
The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack. The $300,000 Transformational Project Award funds a three-year study from Cheng, the CVM’s professor of regenerative medicine, exploring heart failure’s impact of the reparative ability stem cells, information