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Dr. Glenn Cruse and Dr. Gustavo Machado

Feb 20, 2024

Cruse, Machado chosen as University Faculty Scholars for 2024

Dr. Glenn Cruse, a mast cell biologist, and Dr. Gustavo Machado, an infectious disease modeler, of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine were among the NC State University faculty members honored. 

Members of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine ophthalmology and Large Animal Hospital teams pose with Myra, a brown Dutch warmblood mare.

Feb 20, 2024

Groundbreaking Transplant at NC State Helps Jumping Horse Stay the Course

Aided by cutting-edge growth factor research and state-of-the-art ultrasound technology, NC State ophthalmologists successfully performed one of the largest equine corneal transplants ever reported. 

Dr. Liara Gonzalez, a professor at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, poses in front of the entrance to the school's main building.

Feb 15, 2024

NC State Gastroenterologist Awarded $3.5 Million NIH Grant to Improve Small Intestine Transplant Process

Intestinal transplants have a five-year success rate below 60%, but researchers say an emerging technology for pre-transplant organ storage could boost tissue health, improve patient outcomes and expand the donor pool. 

A dog preparing for bladder surgery.

Feb 13, 2024

Dog Owners: You Can Help Advance NC State Research On Detecting Cancers, Identifying Environmental Causes

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers who developed a method for detecting canine bladder and prostate cancer in urine are recruiting dogs as part of a nationwide study that could lead to diagnostic breakthroughs and novel treatments for dogs and humans. Potentially, if geographic pockets of canine cancer cases are detected, the research also could… 

From left, Hannah Wubbenhorst, Lilly Jones, Jasmine Lapsley, Isla Farrow, Anna Jones and Malik Chennault in Washington, D.C.

Feb 9, 2024

‘Not Just Veterinarian Issues’: Legislative Fly-In Gives NC State Students Chance to Hone Advocacy Skills 

Six NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students added conversing with congressional staffs to their impressive list of skills this week as part of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Legislative Fly-In to Washington, D.C. 

Students in blue surgical gowns and wearing yellow sterile gloves smile while holding suturing needles over fabric models.

Feb 6, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Rendering of a 3D concept for an oncology treatment that kills cancer cells isolated pastel background Copy space

Jan 30, 2024

Research Roundup NC State Veterinary Medicine, January 2024

Uncovering the Relationship Between Temperature, Time, and Cancer Cell Death During Cryoablation Treatment Vrabel MR, Fesmire CC, Rich MJ, Kobrin RL, Sano MB, Zaharoff DA. Cryoablation, a type of cryotherapy, is an FDA-approved focal therapy. Focal therapies are minimally invasive treatments that use energy sources to remove small, slow-growing cancer tumors that have not spread.… 

A brunette female veterinarian in light blue scrubs stands in front of the sign for her practice in South Carolina.

Jan 26, 2024

Connections Across the Carolinas: How an NC State Alumna’s Encouragement Transformed a Veterinary Technician’s Career

Veterinary medical director Dr. Allison Hassinger and NC State Veterinary Hospital ICU supervisor Alexis MacKinnon share a tie to the College of Veterinary Medicine that started in South Carolina. 

Miss Rodeo North Carolina, Rachel Gagliardi, poses in a laboratory. She has long, dark hair and glasses and is wearing a cowboy hat, a pageant sash and a brown and turquoise jacket.

Jan 18, 2024

From Research Fellow to Rodeo Royalty, Dual-Degree Student Rides High

Rachel Gagliardi, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student and Miss Rodeo North Carolina 2023, seizes every opportunity to excel in the research lab, the rodeo arena and beyond. 

Two female veterinary students wearing KN95 masks examine one box turtle each on an examination table as part of an anesthesia study.

Jan 9, 2024

NC State Student Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Eastern Box Turtle Anesthesia, Her Seventh First-Author Study

“Without a doubt, the highlight of my time in vet school has been my research experiences,” says fourth-year student Ashlyn Heniff, who faculty say already has an impressive portfolio.