Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment
New research shows how the knees of pigs and humans compare at various stages of maturity – a finding that will advance research by this group (and others) on injury treatment in young people.
New Early Human Specimens From the Rising Star Cave System: Q&A With Chris Walker
Chris Walker answers questions about newly discovered fossils from an ancient human ancestor: H. naledi.
One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.
Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks
Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.
When Neurons are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice
Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior.
New Treatment for Allergic Response Targets Mast Cells
Researchers stop allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils.
CVM Researchers Study Rhinos
College of Veterinary Medicine colleagues Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard went to Africa to study and help map the paranasal sinus anatomy of the white rhinoceros.
Theriot Earns NIH Grant
College of Veterinary Medicine's Casey Theriot, an assistant professor of infectious disease in the department of population health and pathobiology, has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant for research combating one of the leading hospital-acquired infections in the United States.
A Different Kind of Field Work
Ft. Bragg’s 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion and NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine created a pilot program to train Civil Affairs soldiers and medics in some basic veterinary care for farm animals.
Incoming CVM Student Named Tillman Scholar
Maj. Amie Pflaum, former Blackhawk helicopter pilot in Afghanistan, is one of 60 Tillman Scholars for 2016, given annually by the Pat Tillman Foundation. She plans to become a public health veterinarian for the U.S. Army, specializing in humanitarian missions in the developing world.