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Jul 29, 2010

Dr. Slenning interviewed on infectious disease preparedness

Excerpt from an interview with WRAL. Raleigh, N.C. — The animals at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine go about their day while researchers keep watch for what could be coming. "We know it will happen again. It could be happening right now," said Dr. Barrett Slenning, a veterinarian and associate professor. Dr.… 

Jul 28, 2010

Sun Hye Kim Leads Recognition in Graduate Student Research Symposium

From the NC State Graduate School In this year’s NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, first-place honors in the Life Sciences category was awarded to Sun Hye Kim for her winning poster entitled, “Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4 levels affects the number of hair follicle Stem Cells in mouse epidermis.” A student in the Department of Molecular Biomedical… 

Jul 26, 2010

Saving Seymour

A surf fisherman casting near the Seymour Johnson–Ft. Fisher Recreation Area in Kure Beach, North Carolina, was hoping for bluefish or flounder. Unfortunately, his catch was a juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle — the world’s most endangered sea turtle. The hook embedded deep in the turtle’s throat and the valuable creature was rushed to the… 

Jul 22, 2010

Summer Tips for Pets

  Summer time and living can be easy for you and your pet if you remember the basics. Temperatures and humidity have been high—situations that clinicians at North Carolina State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital remind us can be dangerous to your companion animal. “If you are uncomfortable, it’s safe to say that your pet is… 

Jul 7, 2010

Rising 10th Grader Receives Award to Conduct Research in CVM Lab

Mary Brown, a rising 10th grade student at Five Knolls Academy in Waxhaw, NC, is a recipient of a Research Fellowship Award from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Foundation to study digestive diseases at North Carolina State University. One of 10 fellowships granted by the AGA Foundation nationally, the $2,500 award will allow Brown a… 

Jul 6, 2010

CVM Students Study French Swine System

College of Veterinary Medicine students participated in an International Pork Selective exchange program with the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse in France.    Third year student Lisa Thompson and fourth year student Sara Dillon, both student members of the sponsoring American Association of Swine Veterinarians, were hosted by Dr. Guy-Pierre Martineau. During the two-week visit,… 

Jun 24, 2010

Yona the Bear Undergoes CT-scan at VTH

When administrators from the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC noticed their black bear, Yona, walking with a limp, they wasted no time in getting her examined by the Museum’s consulting veterinarians. The checkup indicated that Yona, who was found as a four-pound cub by Appalachian Bear Rescue, had an angular deformity in… 

Jun 23, 2010

CVM Students Receive Pfizer Animal Health Scholarships

Seven students from North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine are among the first recipients of the new national scholarship program created by Pfizer Animal Health in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation for the purpose of helping veterinary students offset the cost of their education. The NC State CVM students receiving the scholarship… 

Jun 17, 2010

NOAA Requests CVM Experts Participate in Oil Spill Response

Oil Spill Request: The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine received an emergency request from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for marine animal experts to assist in the Gulf Coast oil spill response. Dr. Greg Lewbart, professor of aquatic animal medicine; Dr. Craig Harms, an associate professor of aquatic, wildlife, and zoologic… 

Jun 8, 2010

Nixa – February 2002 – January 2010

[attribution]Renee Zimmerman[/attribution] In 2002 I went for surgical removal of abdominal adhesions and overnight hospitalization. I woke three months later in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit on a ventilator. Imagine my surprise! My surgery had gone horribly wrong. A loop of perforated bowel went unnoticed at closing, and infection was soon followed by total body…