April 15, 2020
Cray Honored with NC State Outstanding Global Engagement Award
Since joining the college in 2014, Paula Cray has played an integral part in guiding the CVM to its place as a powerhouse in global health education and research.
March 17, 2020
CVM Global Health Program Awards New Research Grants
This year’s grant-winning projects track bacterial pathogens in India, refine animal welfare practices in Ecuador and assess childhood health in Ethiopia.
August 20, 2019
Thakur Launches International Group to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
As bacteria worldwide continue to develop resistance to life-saving drugs, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are joining a new group of international scientists dedicated to finding new ways to fight back. The global partnership, co-led by Sid Thakur, director of global health at the CVM and NC State, is a collaboration between faculty
July 16, 2019
A New Discovery, An Unforgettable Research Experience
Valerie Nelson was just looking to see what it was like to work in a research lab. What she found will impact lives around the world. While taking part in the Veterinary Scholars Program last summer at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, Nelson made an unexpected discovery. She had never worked in a
June 13, 2019
Salmonella Resistant to Antibiotics of Last Resort Found in U.S.
Researchers from NC State Veterinary Medicine have found a gene that gives Salmonella resistance to antibiotics of last resort in a sample taken from a human patient in the U.S. The find is the first evidence that the gene mcr-3.1 has made its way into the U.S. from Asia. There are more than 2,500 known serotypes of Salmonella. In the
May 15, 2019
CVM Partners With Senegal Institute to Fight Infectious Disease
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is partnering with the Institut Pasteur Dakar in Senegal to advance infectious disease research in West Africa. The CVM and IPD will support pilot research projects led by faculty from both institutions. The two institutions are also developing training programs for students and researchers on
April 15, 2019
CVM Awards First Certificate in Global Health
The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine awarded its inaugural certificate in global health to fourth-year student Lizabeth Rennecker, whose work included laying the foundation for groundbreaking infectious disease research in Uganda. Rennecker, who’s set to graduate with the Class of 2019 in May, is the first student to earn a certificate in global health
November 28, 2018
Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur
Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.
November 28, 2018
Five Questions with Dean Lunn: Launching the Global Health Program
NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is merging global health research with the existing education program to create a single Global Health program. By streamlining these efforts, the new program will unite the strengths of both research faculty and teaching faculty to increase the global impact of the college.