November 6, 2018
After Highway Fall, an Extraordinary Recovery
The inscription on the Gallop of Honor plaque couldn’t be more fitting: “Colby: the miracle horse!” Pamela Johnson of Pikeville, N.C., said in March, 15-year-old Colby was in a trailer on his way back to the Johnsons’ barn. They were about to take an exit off Highway 70 near home when a truck driver got
September 30, 2018
CVM Equine Research Projects Receive USEA Funding
Studies from Lauren Schnabel, CVM assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, and Jessica Gilbertie, a graduate student and member of Schnabel’s research lab, have been approved for funding by the USEA’s Board of Governors.
April 26, 2018
NC State Equine Health Projects Land Morris Animal Foundation Funding
Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, was awarded a nearly $132,000 grant for a three-year study on stem cell treatments for horses. Jessica Gilbertie, a CVM graduate student, earned a $100,000 grant for a two-year study to improve treatment of joint infections...
March 23, 2018
Grad Student’s Groundbreaking Equine Research Garners Funding
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine graduate student Jessica Gilbertie is the winner of the 2018 Elaine and Bertram Klein Career Development Award from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The award provides a one-year salary supplement of $15,000 for promising equine medicine researchers. Gilbertie, cited for her study of platelet lysate therapy for infectious arthritis,
November 3, 2016
A Devotion to Equine Stem Cell Research
Alix Berglund’s research, funded through a grant from the Morris Animal Foundation since 2016, is centered on making donor stem cells more reliable in equine therapy...
February 23, 2016
The Tiffany and Randy Ramsey Equine Sports Medicine Program will provide operational support for CVM’s unique equine program, which treats performance-related diseases in Olympic, dressage and pleasure-riding horses...
February 22, 2016
A Transformational Gift for NC State’s Equine Program
Through the efforts of my research program and because of this generous gift from Tiffany and Randy, that we can significantly enhance the recovery of horses following injury...
January 24, 2016
Morris Animal Foundation Awards Grant to CVM Equine Researcher
The funding will allow Dr. Alix Berglund to explore new techniques to generate stem cells that are more immunologically compatible and less likely to be rejected by the horse’s immune system...