August 5, 2021
$4.8 Million Awarded to Develop Treatment for Bartonella-Related Disease
The CVM is leading the way to develop an effective antimicrobial treatment for animals and humans impacted by the Bartonella family of bacteria.
April 8, 2021
Pilot Study Finds Evidence of Bartonella Infection in Schizophrenia Patients
Bartonella are bacteria historically associated with cat-scratch disease, which until recently was thought to be solely a short-lived or self-limiting infection.
December 9, 2020
Study: Bartonella Infection Associated With Psychiatric Symptoms and Skin Lesions
The research adds to the body of evidence that not only can Bartonella infection mimic a spectrum of chronic illnesses, but that dermatological symptoms may accompany infection.
November 10, 2020
NC State Veterinary Medicine Researchers Identify New Rickettsia Species in Dogs
The new yet unnamed species, initially identified in three dogs, is part of the spotted-fever group which includes Rickettsia rickettsii, the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
April 9, 2018
A Distinguished Professorship for an Extraordinary Scientist
Ed Breitschwerdt, a professor of medicine and infectious diseases, came to the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine in 1982, and has influenced students in every CVM class to step through the college’s doors...
March 7, 2012
Researcher Seeks to Find Vaccine for Tick-Transmitted Disease Deadly to Cats
Dr. Adam Birkenheuer, an associate professor of internal medicine at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, is the recipient of a grant from the Morris Animal Foundation that supports his continued research into Cytauxzoonosis, a life-threatening disease of domestic cats that is similar to malaria in humans. Dr. Birkenheuer and Dr. Leah Cohn,