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Sep 21, 2023

Research Roundup NC State Veterinary Medicine, September 2023

Understanding the Nasal Structure of Gervais Beaked Whale Michael Denk, William McLellan, D. Ann Pabst, Sentiel Rommel, Tiffany Keenan, Sarah Sharp, Misty Niemeyer, Nicole Hunter, Gary Block, Nathan Nelson, Craig Harms,  Steven Thornton, Alexander Costidis, Michael Moore Beaked whales have specialized nasal structures that include the melon, a mass of fatty tissue found in the… 

A woman holding a brown-and-white speckled German shorthaired pointer puppy fitted with a nasogastric feeding tube sits between her two young sons on the floor of a veterinary hospital.

Sep 20, 2023

An Unresponsive Pup and an Unprecedented Complication: NC State Gives Hope for Hollen

A German shorthaired pointer puppy’s traumatic brain injury and surrounding symptoms didn’t fluster NC State veterinarians, who tackled every hazard head-on. 

Two women, clinical social workers, stand and talk with a sitting veterinarian in a hospital ward.

Sep 11, 2023

At NC State Veterinary Hospital, Clinical Social Workers Offer Comfort to Caregivers

One of the newest members of the NC State CVM family, Morgan Josey, joins clinical social worker Rebecca Maher in providing emotional support for animal lovers across the hospital. 

Kacie loved exploring the cat rooms in the NC State Veterinary Hospital during her time in the intensive care unit. The nasogastric feeding tube inserted into her nose gave her vital nutrients during her hospital stay.

Aug 31, 2023

Summer News and Updates: A Season of Groundbreaking Research and Lifesaving Care

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine continues to have a huge impact on our community, from research into dog dementia to opportunities for law enforcement officers to learn about equine abuse.  

Archer Seaman was the first cat enrolled in the study in April 2021. Danielle Seaman calls this treatment life-changing.

Aug 29, 2023

Study’s Cystitis Remedy so Effective that NC State Ready to Offer Treatment to Cats

Data is pending on the study's final cat, treated with low-dose radiotherapy last month, but the researchers say every other cat has shown improvement, with most never having another episode of cystitis. 

An orange-and-white cat wearing a red bandana lays on a blanket-covered exam table in a veterinary hospital. His two owners, a blonde woman wearing glasses and a pink shirt and a brunette wearing a black shirt, stand smiling behind him.

Aug 23, 2023

Cancer Fund Helps Bento the Cat Pack in More Time with Family

Life-changing funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund helped Bento survive a rare cancer and veterinarians learn more about his unusual condition. 

A collage on a dusky blue background featuring three photos of a honey-colored Great Dane inside Polaroid-style frames.

Aug 16, 2023

A Titanium Spine and Hearts of Gold: How NC State Got a Great Dane Back on His Feet

Bentley’s family worried he might never walk again after a car accident, but an innovative surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital started him on the right foot. 

Dr. Josh Stern will lead research at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Aug 10, 2023

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Welcomes New Head of Research

“I'm incredibly fortunate to return to NC State where I spent the most formative years of my training and to have the opportunity to join such a talented group of faculty members and industry leaders,” he says. 

Briana Blackwelder on a veterinary mission trip to Navajo Nation

Aug 8, 2023

From Navajo Nation, Briana Blackwelder Reports

My two weeks externing with Foundation Equine were amazing. Taking the opportunity to spend at least two weeks with a practice is so important. In that time, you have the chance to grow professional relationships and really connect with the staff. 

Dr. Ashlee Canty and her pup are happy to be back with the Pack

Aug 7, 2023

Veterinary College Welcomes NC State Alum as Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has named Dr. Ashlee Canty, director of equity initiatives at the Hunt Institute for education policy in Raleigh, as the new director of the college’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.