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Anthony Blikslager

NC State CVM red research tubes

Feb 11, 2021

Culture of Support at NC State Veterinary Medicine Fuels Research Grant Success

A steady rise in grants from national and state agencies, veterinary organizations and nonprofits has helped fuel the college’s reputation for innovation. 

vet walks horse

Dec 10, 2020

NC State Equine Ph.D. Student Bayless Named AAEP Fellow

The grant will support Rosemary Bayless’ research into innovative treatment approaches for inflammation in horses. 

Anthony Blikslager

Aug 27, 2020

Blikslager Honored with AVMA Clinical Research Award

The award recognizes Anthony Blikslager's 30 years of groundbreaking equine colic and gastroenterology research. 

Lizette Hardie

Jul 7, 2020

For 35 Years, a Guiding Light for CVM Students

For decades, Lizette Hardie expertly influenced class after class of NC State veterinarians. Now begins yet another impactful chapter. 

Anthony Blikslager

Jun 30, 2020

Blikslager to Head CVM Clinical Sciences Department

Blikslager, CVM equine surgery and gastroenterology professor and a world-leading expert in colic, steps into the role July 1. 

Adult and young white rhinoceros at a private farm in South Africa

Nov 11, 2019

Filling in the Puzzle of Rhino Survival

Groundbreaking anatomical research on the rhinoceros from CVM faculty and students is contributing to the survival of the critically threatened species. 


Jul 24, 2019

CVM Surgeon Offers Insight into Early Equine Colic Prevention

When he talks about horse colic, equine surgeon Anthony Blikslager usually talks about antibiotics and biomarkers, about lesions and intestinal-scarring parasites.  He talks about twisted bowels and impacted colons and hernias. But in his latest published study, Blikslager steps out of the operating room and into horse stables to talk directly to owners about what… 

Gregory Lewbart (third from left in khaki hat) with CVM students in the Galápagos in 2018.

May 29, 2019

CVM Global Health Projects Awarded Funding

Research projects in South Africa, the Galápagos and Senegal are recipients of 2019 travel awards from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program. The awards fund projects from CVM faculty advancing research in global health, including wildlife conservation and infectious disease. For a project based in northern Pretoria, South Africa, Anthony Blikslager, professor… 

Microscopic view of pig intestinal villi

Aug 23, 2018

Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets with Intestinal Injury Recover

Intestinal ischemic injury occurs when blood flow to a portion of the intestine is cut off, resulting in the loss of epithelial cells that line intestinal walls. Once this barrier is damaged, intestinal contents can leak into the bloodstream, causing sepsis and often fatal infections... 

vet listens to horse's heartbeat

Mar 11, 2018

Specialty Spotlight: Colic

NC State’s equine program provides expert care for colic at the country’s preeminent center for excellence in treatment. Our colic specialists, widely recognized experts in equine surgery and gastroenterology, work closely with clients to offer the most personalized care for each and every horse with colic. From highly successful surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches, to research…