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Sep 29, 2010

National Publications Profile NC State CVM

DVM360 magazine profiled North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in its photo gallery review of the top 10 veterinary medicine programs in America. Click here. Veterinary Practice News posted a feature and slide show presentation on the NC State CVM as part of series on the nation’s 28 colleges of veterinary medicine. Click here.… 

Sep 28, 2010

Bear of a Patient: Yona Undergoes Arthroscopic Surgery

The following article on an arthroscopic surgery conducted by Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little on a black bear from the Durham Museum of Life and Science originally appeared in the Raleigh News and Observer. BY JAY PRICE – Staff Writer RALEIGH—The first attempt at arthroscopic surgery on a bear at the N.C. State University College of Veterinary… 

Sep 27, 2010

Research by Intracellular Pathogens Research Lab Advances Understanding of Bartonella–the ‘stealth pathogen’

The following article by the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) News Service profiles the ongoing Bartonella research being conducted by the Intracellular Pathogens Research Laboratory (IPRL) within the CVM Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research. Directed by Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, the work of the IRPL is an example of the “One Medicine” concept and the… 

Sep 27, 2010

CVM Clinicians Contribute to Development of Robotic Catheter to Improve Treatment of Heart Conditions

Atrial fibrillation is a heart disorder that affects more than two million Americans, and is considered a key contributor to blood clots and stroke. Now researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a new computerized catheter that could make the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation faster, cheaper and more effective – while significantly decreasing… 

Sep 18, 2010

Tyler’s Big Heart Left a Hole in Ours

[attribution] The Author, Claudia Watson is a Pinehurst, North Carolina freelance writer. This article, along with “A Heartbeat at Our Feet” has been reprinted with permission of The Pilot, Southern Pines, NC, June  2010. [/attribution] It’s 7:15 p.m.  I’ve finished dinner and have nowhere to go for the first time in twelve years.  No begging… 

Sep 5, 2010

H. John Barnes (Faculty)

Dr. John Barnes, Raleigh, N.C., is the 2010 recipient of the Kansas State University Veterinary Medical Alumni Association, Recognition Award for the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention. The alumni award was presented Aug. 2, 2010 at the annual convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association in Atlanta. 

Aug 27, 2010

Angel’s Bone Marrow Transplant Story

Not long ago, when a dog was diagnosed with lymphoma, one of the most common forms of canine cancer, pet guardians had little reason to hope for a cure.  With success rates of less than 2% and remission times lasting on average just over 12 months, current chemotherapy protocols have not been able to offer… 

Aug 27, 2010

CVM Graduate ‘Exotic DVM of the Year’

Dr. Karen Rosenthal, Class of 1988, was named the 2010 Exotic DVM of the Year by the readers of Exotic DVM Veterinary Magazine. The award was presented at the annual conference of the Association Avian Veterinarians. The honor goes to the veterinarian who is: extraordinarily competent with all species of exotic pets, dedicated to advancing… 

Aug 25, 2010

Welcome Class of 2014!

The 80 members of the Class of 2014 are now immersed in their first-year studies at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine following the traditional welcoming during the Annual White Coat Ceremony in early August. An analysis of the class indicates that 85% are women (68 women, 12 men), 79% are North Carolina residents (63… 

Aug 23, 2010

CVM Research Helps Find Gene Responsible for Neurodegenerative Disease

A researcher in North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has helped to locate and identify a gene responsible for a fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects American Staffordshire terriers. This same gene may be responsible for a similar rare, fatal disease in humans. Its discovery will lead to improved screening and diagnosis of the…