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Students in blue surgical gowns and wearing yellow sterile gloves smile while holding suturing needles over fabric models.

Feb 6, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

A flock of domestic turkeys gather in a field

Nov 21, 2023

Talking Turkey: How a Vaccine In Development at NC State Could Protect Turkeys from a Fast-Spreading Fatal Illness

Supported by a large grant from the USDA, an interdisciplinary team is researching a novel vaccine that could protect turkeys against a deadly disease while boosting their gut health against other illnesses. 

Dr. Kelly Meiklejohn, a female scientist with curly hair pulled back in a ponytail, examines a vial in a lab.

Nov 7, 2023

NC State Researchers Create First Genetic Database of North Carolina Black Bears

Through genotyping, the interdisciplinary team provides the ‘bear’ necessities for officials to identify animals involved in law enforcement investigations and help manage wild black bear populations. 

Three piglets look into the camera from below, their faces upturned.

Oct 10, 2023

NC State Researchers Partner with USDA to Combat Deadly Virus Affecting Pigs Nationwide

By studying the role unclean vehicles might have in transmitting a swine coronavirus, researchers help boost North Carolina’s food animal industry and support federal agencies in fighting other devastating diseases. 

Dr. Katie Anderson prepares to give Winston a checkup

Dec 1, 2022

November News and Updates: Record-Breaking Research Grants and Life-Saving Skills

Stay up to date on how the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has been intentional in making changes to expand its research footprint and on how often we go above and beyond to treat our clients.  

Jorge Piedrahita, Randall B. Terry Jr. Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine at the CVM and director of the CMI, leads the Translational Regenerative Medicine cluster.

Nov 10, 2022

Intentionally, Strategically, Collaboratively, NC State Situated for Research to Soar

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine attracted its largest amount of research grants ever in 2021, putting the exclamation point on the more than 220 percent growth the college has experienced in grants since 2011. The dramatic increase over the past 10 years, however, is just a footnote in the story of how NC State has… 

Ethiopian mother with child

Jul 19, 2022

‘This is a Big Deal’ – CVM Wins USAID Grant for Poultry Project in Ethiopia

Bolstering its work in global health, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has received its first USAID grant for a research project that could lead to healthier chickens and better nourished children in Ethiopia and to a model for how to address food insecurity elsewhere. 

Mother elephant with baby on the Okavango Delta in Botswana

May 26, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, May 2022

It was another eventful month for published research from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Topics ranged from dog bowl hygiene to cat jaw surgeries to the best way to diagnose tendon tears in horses. 

five CVM doctors receive career innovator awards

May 12, 2022

Five from CVM Receive Early Career Innovators Awards

Five CVM faculty members were among the 25 NC State faculty honored with the Goodnight Early Career Innovators award. 

NC State CVM red research tubes

Apr 27, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, April 2022

From winning a prestigious early career honor to refining how to measure joint pain in cats to gathering data to help preserve an endangered species, researchers had another eventful month. Here is a sample of some of their latest work.