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Kathryn Meurs

Doberman in field

Feb 28, 2019

Dobermans with Genetic Heart Disorder May Be Model for Human Treatments

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a fatal genetic heart disorder common in Doberman pinschers. The disease affects the heart muscle’s ability to contract, leading to congestive heart failure or sudden death in adult dogs. Humans with dilated cardiomyopathy have the same prognosis... 

Lady Prunella Knucklesnude von Wrinklebothum the cat

Jan 8, 2018

From Seattle With Love

How did someone who has never visited the CVM or had her pet treated in the NC State Veterinary hospital become a faithful patron of the CVM? It turns out that it’s a matter of the heart... 

watercolor of firestone lab

Jul 19, 2017

At the Crossroads of Discovery

The Firestone Laboratory is where scientific research is moved it into the clinic through clinical trials and other work, this is where new concepts and forms of treatment are tested and proven, modified or... 

shovels around tree

Aug 19, 2016

Biomedical Partnership Center Construction Ushers in New Phase

When completed in 2017, the two-story facility will include space for CVM research activities and provide an outstanding platform for industry and government researchers, entrepreneurs, clinical trial companies, as well as biomedical investigators across... 

Dean Meurs

Jan 12, 2016

Meurs First Recipient of the Mark L. Morris Jr. Investigator Award

With support from the investigator award, Meurs' research team hopes to identify genetic variants that lead to the development of mitral valve degeneration, and use that information to innovate treatment and prevention plans for dogs with...