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...
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...