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Nov 8, 2008

Alex

[attribution]Karen Ramey of Holly Springs, NC[/attribution] There is this wonderful place called the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) where faculty, staff and students provide compassion, support and a true love for all animals. Man’s best friend and the CVM are what kept me together.  Alex will have a brick in honor of his name placed… 

Nov 3, 2008

CVM Cancer Research Bridge to Human Medical Centers

[section_subtitle]Dr. Horowitz interviewed in Technician article on NC State cancer investigations[/section_subtitle] By Sindhu Chandramouleeswaran During cell division, cells become damaged. These same cells multiply when they undergo the process. The American Cancer Research Society predicts that 1,437,180 individuals will learn that they have cancer this year. To the diagnosed 10.8 million Americans, the disease is a… 

Oct 29, 2008

Dr. Fish on the Laboratory Animal Medicine Unit

[section_subtitle]What role does the Laboratory Animal Resources unit, or LAR, have within the CVM?[/section_subtitle] LAR is an administratively centralized service unit with husbandry, veterinary care, and oversight responsibilities for CVM research and teaching animals. LAR manages facilities in 13 buildings on the CVM campus (approximately 65,000 gross square feet of space) and has a staff… 

Oct 6, 2008

Participants Needed for Promising Feline Lymphoma Clinical Trial

Clinical researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine are stepping up efforts to recruit participants for an ongoing clinical study involving a new treatment for feline lymphoma. Lymphoma is the most common malignancy reported in cats, accounting for one-third of all feline tumors. Cats have the highest incidence for lymphoma of any species and each… 

Oct 4, 2008

VTH Standards Impress AAHA

NC State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the College of Veterinary Medicine has a four-year accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) following an extensive on-site evaluation of hospital programs and practices. The 2008 evaluation involved a detailed examination of 19 areas—diagnostic imaging, anesthesia, emergency and critical care, surgery, patient care, dentistry, pain management, contagious… 

Sep 8, 2008

Lucy

[attribution] Coley James [/attribution] The first time Lucy and I went to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) at the College of Veterinary Medicine, we felt so warmly welcomed as if we were visiting good friends. Little did we know that we really were meeting people who would become as dear to us as our hometown… 

Aug 1, 2008

Background on Groundbreaking Orthopedic Surgery

Cassidy, a three-legged German shepherd mix owned by Steve and Susan Posovsky, has become a medical pioneer after being fitted with a prosthetic limb that was created through a process that could one day benefit humans who lose limbs through accidents or disease. Cassidy’s care team involved Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little, associate professor of orthopedics in… 

Jul 11, 2008

IAMS Sponsors Nutrition Internship

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is the recipient of a grant from IAMS® Brand Pet Food to create a nutrition-focused small animal internship that will help interns explore how proper nutrition can promote health, fight disease, and support patient management in the CVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital. IAMS, a brand of P&G Pet Care, a… 

Jul 5, 2008

H. John Barnes (Faculty)

The 12th Edition of Diseases of Poultry (Blackwell Publishing) was debuted at the July 2008 AAAP meeting, and is dedicated to Dr. H. John Barnes, for his service and contributions as Associate Editor of Diseaese of Poultry for the 8th thru 11th editions (1984 – 2003). 

Jul 1, 2008

Novartis Aids CVM Research

The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at North Carolina State University is the recipient of a $625,000 gift from Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., to help support the Clinical Trials Program administered by the CVM Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research. Presented over a five-year period, the Novartis gift will fund a clinical trials…