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Dr. Glenn Cruse and Dr. Gustavo Machado

Feb 20, 2024

Cruse, Machado chosen as University Faculty Scholars for 2024

Dr. Glenn Cruse, a mast cell biologist, and Dr. Gustavo Machado, an infectious disease modeler, of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine were among the NC State University faculty members honored. 

Dr. Tal Ben-Horin and PhD student Zakir Bulmer relocate a set of oyster bags from CMAST to Core Sound as part of a study into the disease resistance of different genetic lines of oysters.

Nov 14, 2023


In the 40 years since the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine dedicated its main facility, the college has repaid the state’s continuing investment by becoming a generator of graduates schooled in the latest cutting-edge care and a hub of transformative research into animal and translational medicine. Though the full impact of each veterinarian’s legacy is… 

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. 

Assateague Island

Mar 16, 2021

Model May Help Chincoteague Ponies Avoid Deadly Infection

NC State researchers have created a model that can identify potential hot spots for the pathogen Pythium insidiosum in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. 


Feb 18, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

The approach may enable farmers to be more proactive in preventing the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and to optimize their efforts to control the disease. 


Dec 16, 2020

Grant Supports NC State Livestock Infectious Disease Research

The project led by Gustavo Machado is a collaboration between academia, government and industry to build a sustainable and effective defense against diseases such as African swine fever. 

cattle lumpy skin disease diagram

May 29, 2019

Model Identifies High-Risk Areas for Lumpy Skin Disease in Cattle

Researchers have combined two separate computer models to identify areas at highest risk for outbreaks of lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) in cattle. The models could help officials determine where to send resources ahead of outbreaks and serve as a potential early warning system for cattle farmers in affected areas. LSDV is a disease that… 


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… 

close up illustration of parasitic disease

Feb 4, 2019

New Mathematical Model Could Help Control Parasitic Disease in Brazil

A new approach to identifying the risk of infection by a parasite in Brazil could improve the country’s efforts to control a lethal disease. 


Jan 24, 2019

Researchers Create Algorithm to Predict PEDV Outbreaks

PEDV is a virus that causes high mortality rates in preweaned piglets. The virus emerged in the U.S. in 2013 and by 2014 had infected approximately 50 percent of breeding herds...