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Jul 6, 2021

Three NC State Veterinary Medicine Faculty Members Awarded NIH Training Grants

The NIH grants will support interdisciplinary team science training of graduate students.  

Feb 16, 2021

Gonzalez Named NC State University Faculty Scholar

Liara Gonzalez is behind some of the most innovative research coming out of the CVM in recent years, using large animal models to translate findings into treatments for both humans and animals. 

Biofilm research collaboration

Nov 18, 2020

New NC State Research Partnership Fighting Biofilm-Associated Infections

The CVM's Lauren Schnabel has joined forces with NC State chemist Joshua Pierce to develop new classes of antibiotics to fight drug-resistant infections complicated by bacterial biofilms.  

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. 

Jennifer Neel

May 13, 2020

‘Educational Excellence’: CVM Faculty Receive Top Honors

"The NC State CVM has a breadth and depth in the area of educational excellence that is rare and remarkable." 

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Jul 29, 2018

Cheng Receives Grant for Heart Attack Repair Research

The American Heart Association has awarded a grant to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Ke Cheng for research into repairing damage caused by a heart attack. The $300,000 Transformational Project Award funds a three-year study from Cheng, the CVM’s professor of regenerative medicine, exploring heart failure’s impact of the reparative ability stem cells, information that… 

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Jun 17, 2018

Pain and Gain: Lascelles Leading the Way to Chronic Pain Relief

Like humans, animals experience chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis, muscle strain and nerve damage. In veterinary medicine, chronic pain is not well understood. The first step to a breakthrough: establishing and validating protocols for measuring and treating pain... 

Eddy Cruz

Jun 12, 2018

Summer Program Offers Unique Research Opportunity

For Eddy Cruz, a summer well spent is working in a lab at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. The NC State rising senior microbiology major from Monroe, N.C., is spending his second summer in the lab of his mentor, Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine, investigating what helps the bacteria Salmonella survive and thrive… 

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May 7, 2018

Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs

NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs... 

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Apr 11, 2018

The Future of Medicine

Ke Cheng's research may hold the key to repairing damaged cardiac tissue...