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Mar 6, 2015

Nothing Fishy About This Surgery

Veterinary surgeons from North Carolina State University have successfully removed a cataract from a sunfish’s eye, utilizing the same surgical techniques that your local ophthalmologist would use on your grandparents. 

Jan 21, 2015

Top Award for Veterinary Pharmacist

NC State's Gigi Davidson has received the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's highest honor in recognition of her volunteer service to the organization. 

Jan 6, 2015

Dog Paralysis Study Shows Need for Customized Treatments

A clinical trial from North Carolina State University involving paraplegic dogs has demonstrated that a one-size fits all approach is not ideal for treating spinal cord injuries. Instead, the study highlights the fact that the population of canine paraplegics - even those with the same type of injury - is very diverse, and that courses of treatment should be equally so.  

Dec 1, 2014

5 NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science elects 401 fellows, including five from NC State. Meet our newest members of the prestigious organization. 

Oct 30, 2014

New Tech Aims to Improve Communication Between Dogs and Humans

NC State researchers have developed a suite of technologies that can be used to enhance communication between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets. 

Sep 11, 2014

New Nanomedicine Improves Stem Cell Therapy

A new nanoparticle may help heart attack patients regenerate healthy heart tissue without using donated or processed stem cells. 

Sep 10, 2014

Dog Olympics Sept. 13

Pack up the pooch and head over to the 23rd annual Dog Olympics at the College of Veterinary Medicine this weekend. 

May 29, 2014

Neural Transplant Reduces Absence Epilepsy Seizures in Mice

New research from North Carolina State University pinpoints the areas of the cerebral cortex that are affected in mice with absence epilepsy and shows that transplanting embryonic neural cells into these areas can alleviate symptoms […] 

Mar 27, 2014

College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Scheduled for March 29

North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host an open house on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event features more than 45 exhibits, special demonstrations, and opportunities […] 

Mar 25, 2014

Lobo’s Hope

It's not every day that a veterinarian runs into an animal like Lobo, a binturong. The tree-dwelling carnivore is native to Southeast Asia, but NC State veterinary medicine students learn to treat him and other wild animals by joining the carnivore team.