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NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, January 2021

Snow day
A gorgeous snow day on campus Jan. 28 at the TAU. Photo by Olivia Higgs.

Donors and Support

  • Keeping Odin the ferret in charge, thanks to help from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund. ow.ly/H3Rd50D8pRf
  • Kate Meurs named the Randall B. Terry, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Comparative Medicine. ow.ly/lgjm50D7qsq
  • Liz and Dennis Elwell establish the Tuc Elwell Client Assistance Fund in Cardiology, providing critical financial assistance to owners of cats with cardiac conditions. ow.ly/H3ew50D2mz3
  • After a surprising cancer diagnosis, innovative care, with help from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Foundation Cancer Treatment Fund, saved terrier mix Molly’s life. ow.ly/A9wg50D0nLB

In the Spotlight

The world in our hands: The new edition of our magazine, The Oath, focuses on our global health program and our vision for addressing the world’s greatest health challenges. Read the full edition here: http://ow.ly/BDaV50Dix3U

Faculty and Staff

  • Shelly Vaden featured in JAVMA story on the promising future of treating cats with chronic kidney disease. ow.ly/k1oV50DfwsN
  • TriviumVet announces promising trial to treat feline HCM, a partnership with UC Davis led by Kate Meurs at the CVM. ow.ly/TQ0O50DeHAT
  • A new study led by Casey Theriot shows that the inflammation caused by C. diff infection gives the pathogen a two-fold advantage. ow.ly/oWCz50DetpF
  • Q&A: Sid Thakur talks about the ever-growing impact of the global health program. ow.ly/RO5K50DdEha
  • Canine osteosarcoma is a particularly pernicious cancer. A recently launched clinical trial led by Mike Nolan is exploring a new approach. ow.ly/MBmd50D6k6b
  • Mariea Ross-Estrada┬áchats with NPR about the key do’s and don’ts of being a pet owner. ow.ly/KBpE50D3mPn
Rachel Park
Rachel Park

Students and Alumni

  • 2013 graduate Quincy Hawley is co-hosting a new lifestyle show for veterinarians and students. ow.ly/Ubg350CZmaj
  • Rachel Park┬áreceives American Veterinary Medicine Association animal welfare contest honor. ow.ly/S5nX50D2G2i