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Lauren Schnabel

Miss Rodeo North Carolina, Rachel Gagliardi, poses in a laboratory. She has long, dark hair and glasses and is wearing a cowboy hat, a pageant sash and a brown and turquoise jacket.

Jan 18, 2024

From Research Fellow to Rodeo Royalty, Dual-Degree Student Rides High

Rachel Gagliardi, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student and Miss Rodeo North Carolina 2023, seizes every opportunity to excel in the research lab, the rodeo arena and beyond. 

CVM student Alex Grobman outside with a horse

Dec 7, 2021

NC State’s Grobman Earns Prestigious National Equine Scholarship

Alex Grobman is the fourth NC State student to earn the $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Scholarship since it was launched in 2015. 

CVM horses

Feb 15, 2021

Study: ‘Stealthy’ Stem Cells Better for Treating Tendon Injuries in Horses

The research could simplify the stem cell treatment process for ligament and tendon injuries in horses, and may also have implications for human stem cell therapies. 

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.  

jockey rides horse

Mar 4, 2020

Groundbreaking NC State Equine Tendon Injury Research Receives Funding

The two-year project will explore how to maximize the benefits of stem cell therapy for athletic horses. 

Alix Berg

Jul 17, 2019

CVM Researcher Awarded Immunology Fellowship

Alix Berglund, a postdoctoral research scholar at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a Careers in Immunology Fellowship from the American Association of Immunologists. The fellowship awards a primary investigator a year of salary support for a trainee in their lab. Berglund and Lauren Schnabel, CVM associate professor of equine surgery, were one… 

professor Gilger and professor Schnabel

Jun 19, 2019

CVM Faculty Awarded Funding for Innovative Therapy Research

Two projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine researchers involving new chronic pain therapies for both animals and humans have received additional funding from the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Studies from Brian Gilger, professor of ophthalmology, and Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, are among 15 pilot projects selected for grants… 

Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery

Feb 27, 2019

Schnabel Named NC State University Faculty Scholar

Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named an NC State University Faculty Scholar. Schnabel is one of 20 across the NC State campus chosen for this year’s honor, the university announced Wednesday. It recognizes early- and mid-career faculty for excellence in teaching, research, mentorship and community… 

Brian Gilger, professor of ophthalmology and Lauren Schnabel, assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery

Feb 13, 2019

Early Success Shown in Alternative Therapy for Equine Eye Disease

An innovative stem cell therapy first used at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine shows strong promise in treating a chronic equine eye disease. In a new proof-of-concept study, stem cells were injected under the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the front of the eye, of four horses not responding well to the usual treatment for… 

Colby the miracle horse, one year after his fall

Nov 6, 2018

After Highway Fall, an Extraordinary Recovery

The inscription on the Gallop of Honor plaque couldn’t be more fitting: “Colby: the miracle horse!” Pamela Johnson of Pikeville, N.C., said in March, 15-year-old Colby was in a trailer on his way back to the Johnsons’ barn. They were about to take an exit off Highway 70 near home when a truck driver got…