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Cristina Lanzas

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Jul 16, 2024

The Human Connection

At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, we conduct research that leads to healing across the animal-human bond. ‘Bench to bedside’ takes a unique form on our campus, where advancements bridging veterinary research and human health care can span ‘barn to bedside’ or ‘farm to table.’ 

antimicrobial resistance

Mar 25, 2021

Stepping Back To See Antimicrobial Resistance’s Big Picture

Dual DVM/Ph.D. student Annie Wang recently received a NIH fellowship to investigate potential evolutionary and ecological factors in AMR development. 


Mar 2, 2020

Theriot, Lanzas named University Faculty Scholars

The scholars program recognizes faculty for significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State. 

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Aug 20, 2019

N.C. Dogs Provide Clues About Dangerous Pathogen

A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine study shines an ever-brightening light on Bartonella by taking a close look at the emerging pathogen’s presence in North Carolina. The study, published in the journal Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, creates an activity map of the pathogen Bartonella henselae through samples from dogs obtained between 2004 and 2015.… 


Apr 25, 2019

Global Health Program Awards First Research Grant

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is awarding its first seed grant to Gustavo Machado, an assistant professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, for a project tracking the spread of infectious disease in Brazil. The $20,000 award supports Machado as he maps swine trade routes in Rio Grande do… 

C. difficile magnified

Mar 28, 2018

A Moveable Feast: Antibiotics Give C. diff a Nutrient-Rich Environment, No Competition

Antibiotic use creates a “banquet” for Clostridium difficile (C. diff), by altering the native gut bacteria that would normally compete with C. diff for nutrients... 

Antimicrobial resistance development in bacteria — like E. coli, (pictured above), can have devastating effects on human health.

Apr 2, 2017

Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Food Animals

Responsible drug practices and antimicrobial resistance research is a CVM priority. The CVM includes faculty considered experts on such matters who shape the international conversation on approaches on drug use and antimicrobial resistance... 

Curious calf at the dairy farm off Lake Wheeler Road.

Jan 18, 2016

CALS & CVM Partner on Animal Agriculture Research

The separate investigations into the production health of swine, cattle, and poultry will involve nine faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and four from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). This is the second year of...