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Author: Tracey Peake

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 29, 2020

Metabolite Analysis of ALS Patient Blood Plasma Could Reveal, Rule Out, Possible Biomarkers for Disease

Blood plasma analysis could aid in search for ALS biomarkers. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 14, 2020

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Track Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks. 

Cat

May 5, 2020

Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

A simple checklist can help cat owners catch early signs of arthritis in their pets. 

macrolactone database

Apr 21, 2020

New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research

A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 17, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

Researchers predict this hurricane season will see 18 to 22 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin. 

Apr 8, 2020

Off-the-Shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch Repairs Heart Attack Damage in Rats, Pigs

"Off-the-shelf" freezable, cell-free cardiac patch delivers therapy to site of heart attack injury. 

The world of itch.

Apr 7, 2020

Common Protein in Skin Can ‘Turn On’ Allergic Itch

A common protein can "turn on" itch neurons in skin, but blocking the signal can relieve itch. 

Mar 30, 2020

Drug Used to Treat Liver Disease Also Affects C. diff Life Cycle, Reduces Inflammation in Mice

A commonly used drug for treating liver disease can also reduce inflammation from C. diff infection in mice. 

Dog cuddling with man.

Mar 26, 2020

Is Your Dog Really Happy You’re Home?

Humans aren’t the only species that finds routine comforting – our pets benefit from it as well. 

duck-billed dinosaur in prehistoric woodland

Mar 2, 2020

Original Cartilage and Evidence of DNA Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur

Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Feb 28, 2020

Inhalation Therapy Shows Promise Against Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice, Rats

Lung stem cell secretions can help repair lung injuries due to pulmonary fibrosis in mice and rats. 

mathematician cynthia vinzant

Feb 20, 2020

Mathematician Cynthia Vinzant Named Sloan Research Fellow

Cynthia Vinzant, assistant professor of mathematics, has been awarded a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. 

The Belltower against colorful clouds at sunset.

Feb 18, 2020

NC State Collaborating Center to Aid WHO in Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

CVM department named WHO collaborating center, will help combat foodborne antimicrobial resistance. 

view of university gateway sign from ground up.

Feb 7, 2020

High Levels of PFAS Affect Immune, Liver Functions in Cape Fear River Striped Bass

Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Feb 5, 2020

Platelet Microparticles Give Antibody Drug ‘Piggyback Ride’ to Repair Damaged Heart

Platelet microparticles can deliver drugs directly to site of heart injury.