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Jorge Piedrahita

cvm main building

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.  

Dean Meurs

Jan 13, 2021

Meurs Receives Distinguished Professorship in Comparative Medicine

Meurs’ ongoing, groundbreaking research broadens understanding of cardiac genetic disease in companion animals, information that often has potential to guide treatment of human disease. 

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." 

illustration of a cell

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... 

Jorge Piedrahita speaks to group

May 3, 2016

Piedrahita Named as the Randall B. Terry, Jr. Distinguished Professor in Translational Medicine

Piedrahita's research focuses on stem cells, progenitor cells, and the development of models for their use in both human and veterinary regenerative... 

Inside the lab of Dr. Zhen Gu on Centennial Campus.

Nov 20, 2015

New Comparative Medicine Institute Focuses on Translational Medicine

In its 10-year history, the CCMTR built a community of more than 100 scientists from NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University who were focused on the discovery and delivery of new therapies to human and animal... 

Aug 27, 2012

Stems Cells and Regenerative Medicine at NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Jorge Piedrahita is a member of the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine team developing a program in regenerative medicine. Stem cells and regenerative medicine is a highly interdisciplinary field requiring a combination of clinical skills, basic knowledge of stem cell behavior in vivo, and novel engineering solutions. We are fortunate at North Carolina State…