February 15, 2021
Study: ‘Stealthy’ Stem Cells Better for Treating Tendon Injuries in Horses
The research could simplify the stem cell treatment process for ligament and tendon injuries in horses, and may also have implications for human stem cell therapies.
November 18, 2020
New NC State Research Partnership Fighting Biofilm-Associated Infections
The CVM's Lauren Schnabel has joined forces with NC State chemist Joshua Pierce to develop new classes of antibiotics to fight drug-resistant infections complicated by bacterial biofilms.
March 4, 2020
Groundbreaking NC State Equine Tendon Injury Research Receives Funding
The two-year project will explore how to maximize the benefits of stem cell therapy for athletic horses.
July 17, 2019
CVM Researcher Awarded Immunology Fellowship
Alix Berglund, a postdoctoral research scholar at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a Careers in Immunology Fellowship from the American Association of Immunologists. The fellowship awards a primary investigator a year of salary support for a trainee in their lab. Berglund and Lauren Schnabel, CVM associate professor of equine surgery, were
June 19, 2019
CVM Faculty Awarded Funding for Innovative Therapy Research
Two projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers involving new chronic pain therapies for both animals and humans have received additional funding from the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Studies from Brian Gilger, professor of ophthalmology, and Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, are among 15 pilot projects selected for
February 27, 2019
Schnabel Named NC State University Faculty Scholar
Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named an NC State University Faculty Scholar. Schnabel is one of 20 across the NC State campus chosen for this year’s honor, the university announced Wednesday. It recognizes early- and mid-career faculty for excellence in teaching, research,
February 13, 2019
Early Success Shown in Alternative Therapy for Equine Eye Disease
An innovative stem cell therapy first used at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine shows strong promise in treating a chronic equine eye disease. In a new proof-of-concept study, stem cells were injected under the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the front of the eye, of four horses not responding well to the usual treatment
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...