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Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Julie Funk

Nov 2, 2021

Funk Honored With 2021 NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Julie Funk, who received a Ph.D. in production medicine and epidemiology in 2000 from the CVM, is one of 14 alumni honored by NC State during the 16th annual Evening of the Stars 

forensic science

Apr 6, 2021

Innovative Research May Help Solve Crimes by Unearthing Powerful New DNA Evidence

The National Institute of Justice has awarded a fellowship grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine graduate student Teresa Tiedge for the first-of-its-kind project. 

CVM horses

Feb 15, 2021

Study: ‘Stealthy’ Stem Cells Better for Treating Tendon Injuries in Horses

The research could simplify the stem cell treatment process for ligament and tendon injuries in horses, and may also have implications for human stem cell therapies. 

Sled dogs

Dec 8, 2020

Dual DVM/Ph.D. Student Earns Award for Groundbreaking Canine Osteoarthritis Research

Ankita Gupta’s winning research project explores whether serum artemin can be used as a biomarker for pain. 

Kathryn Polkoff

May 21, 2020

CVM Graduate Student Earns NIH Biomedical Research Fellowship

The pig stem cells Kathryn Polkoff studies could one day help human skin rapidly heal after life-threatening burns. 

jockey rides horse

Mar 4, 2020

Groundbreaking NC State Equine Tendon Injury Research Receives Funding

The two-year project will explore how to maximize the benefits of stem cell therapy for athletic horses. 

bladder cancer researchers group photo

Nov 5, 2019

Dogs May Hold Key to Fighting Human Bladder Cancer

A pioneering bladder cancer study launching at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine will compare the origins and characteristics of the disease in dogs and humans, a promising approach to developing earlier diagnosis and improved therapies for both species. The two-year project, which recently received funding from the V Foundation for Cancer Research, will explore… 

Amy Stewart

Jul 29, 2019

CVM Grad Student Wins National Veterinary Research Award

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. student Amy Stieler Stewart is the winner of the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Graduate Award for her innovative research using stem cells to treat intestinal injury. Stewart received the honor during last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium co-sponsored Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company specializing in human and animal health.… 

Alix Berg

Jul 17, 2019

CVM Researcher Awarded Immunology Fellowship

Alix Berglund, a postdoctoral research scholar at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a Careers in Immunology Fellowship from the American Association of Immunologists. The fellowship awards a primary investigator a year of salary support for a trainee in their lab. Berglund and Lauren Schnabel, CVM associate professor of equine surgery, were one… 

white west dog and Jack Russell terrier are walking together in sunny summer day outdoors

Jan 13, 2019

CVM Study to Use Innovative Cancer Detection Tool, Seeks Participants

The study explores the effectiveness of a new test developed at the CVM for early diagnosis of urothelial carcinoma, a cancer of the urinary tract also known as transitional cell carcinoma.