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Duncan Lascelles

cats walk outside on a path

Feb 3, 2022

NC State Plays Pivotal Role in Revolutionary Feline Osteoarthritis Treatment

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers Margaret Gruen and Duncan Lascelles played a key role in the first treatment for osteoarthritis pain in cats approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.  

Dog jumping over water during field competition

Jan 19, 2022

A Match Made in Rehab for NC State Veterinary Technician, Hunting Dog

How a devastating injury led to Tarpon the Labrador living with longtime NC State veterinary technician Heather Hopkinson. 


Sep 20, 2021

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

The study could be a significant first step toward preventative, less invasive joint resurfacing in dogs and humans. 

AKC breed sensitivity study

May 25, 2021

New NC State Veterinary Medicine Project Aims to Unlock Mysteries of Dog Pain

The groundbreaking study is exploring whether pain sensitivity differs by dog breed. 

Sleeping dog

Dec 18, 2020

Study Sets Baseline for Sleep Patterns in Healthy Adult Dogs

The canine sleep study could guide research on chronic pain and cognitive dysfunction in dogs, potentially improving detection and treatment. 

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. 

Veterinarian walking dog

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... 

gray cat on lab table

Apr 5, 2018

NC State CVM Awarded 3 Winn Feline Foundation Research Grants

The CVM took home three of the 14 grants awarded... 

Chicken the Webb's dog

Mar 16, 2018

A Once-Neglected Stray Receives an Unforgettable Memorial

She was dangerously thin, fleeing in fear at even the sound of a falling leaf. The leather collar around her neck was so tight it was clear she had grown out of it some time ago. Vicki Webb first spotted the reddish-blond Labrador-shepherd mix stray when she began stealing cat food from bowls in the… 

Duncan Lascelles performs pain treatment on dog patient

Feb 21, 2018

Companion Animals May Hold the Key to Human Pain Relief

A new study notes that naturally occurring canine and feline osteoarthritis is strikingly similar to human osteoarthritis, including its appearance in radiographs and how it leads to...