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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

X-ray of golf ball inside a snake

May 11, 2021

Saving Snakes from Spherical Snacks

Greg Lewbart talks to The Abstract about snakes, golf balls, and surgical versus non-surgical options. 

stent in blood vessel

Apr 5, 2021

Reopen and Regenerate: Exosome-Coated Stent Heals Vascular Injury, Repairs Damaged Tissue

Exosome-coated stent can prevent reopened blood vessels from narrowing, deliver regenerative therapies to damaged tissue. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Mar 23, 2021

Pilot Study Finds Evidence of Bartonella Infection in Schizophrenia Patients

Researchers find evidence of Bartonella infection in the blood of people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. 

mussel attached to wires in a freshwater tank

Mar 23, 2021

Mussel Sensors Pave the Way for New Environmental Monitoring Tools

Creating a network of mussel cyborgs to serve as environmental sentinels. 

chincoteague ponies

Mar 8, 2021

Model May Help Chincoteague Ponies Avoid Deadly Infection

Model identifies potential hot spots for P. insidiosum in the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. 

Jordan Ferguson works in the WolfTRACS lab on NC State's campus.

Mar 3, 2021

Leading the Pack Out of the Pandemic

College of Veterinary Medicine microbiologist Megan Jacob’s new in-house lab is surveilling COVID-19 on the NC State campus. 

human heart

Mar 3, 2021

Pericardial Injection Effective, Less Invasive Way To Get Regenerative Therapies to Heart

Injecting hydrogels containing regenerative therapeutics directly into the pericardial cavity could make treating heart injury cheaper and less invasive. 

CVM Covid Lab

Mar 3, 2021

NC State Announces In-House COVID-19 Testing Labs

New COVID-19 testing labs in CVM will handle all of campus' testing. 


Feb 22, 2021

Kittens Could Hold Key To Understanding Deadly Diarrheal Disease in Children

Kittens could be the model for understanding sometimes deadly diarrheal disease in both animals and children. 

A raw turkey near a sink.

Feb 15, 2021

Campylobacter Strains Exchange Genes, Can Become More Virulent and Antibiotic Resistant

Two common strains of Campylobacter are exchanging genes, which could lead to more antibiotic-resistant and infectious strains. 

Cute piglet on straw

Feb 11, 2021

Multi-Model Approach Could Help Farmers Prepare for, Contain PEDV Outbreaks

A three-model approach could help farmers prevent the spread of PEDV in pigs. 

Horses at CVM farm

Feb 4, 2021

“Stealthy” Stem Cells Better for Treating Tendon Injuries in Horses

"Hiding" donor stem cells from the recipient's immune system may simplify the treatment process of horses with musculoskeletal injury. 

Lactobacillus gasseri

Feb 1, 2021

Lactobacillus Manipulates Bile Acids To Create Favorable Gut Environment

Probiotic bacteria create a better environment for their survival by manipulating bile acids. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jan 26, 2021

‘Tri-Active’ Contraceptive Gel Combines Spermicidal, Anti-Viral, Libido-Enhancing Agents

Researchers have created a new contraceptive gel that contains spermicidal, anti-viral and libido-enhancing agents. 

Cute Dog

Jan 25, 2021

Survey: Barriers, Not Demographics, Affect Willingness to Pursue Veterinary Care

Barriers to access, not race, gender, or socioeconomic status, affect decision to seek veterinary care for dogs.