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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

Liquid metal coated fiber

Sep 28, 2021

Liquid Metal Coating Creates Effective Antiviral, Antimicrobial Fabric

A liquid gallium-based antiviral and antimicrobial fabric coating eradicated 99% of several common pathogens within five minutes. 

Sep 23, 2021

Vaccination Slows Antimicrobial Resistance

A new computer model demonstrates that vaccinations can also slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. 

Cute Dog

Sep 15, 2021

Cartilage Resurfacing Implant Reduces Pain, Restores Hip Joint Function in Dogs

A textile-based implant reduced pain and restored hip joint function in dogs with moderate osteoarthritis. 

probiotic

Sep 2, 2021

Pre- and Probiotics Keep Intestinal Barriers Strong

Prebiotics and probiotics can do more than just add good bacteria to the gut - they can help keep intestinal barriers strong. 

salmonella colonies

Sep 2, 2021

Researchers Sequence Genome of Drug-Resistant Salmonella Enteritidis Strain That Can Sicken Poultry

Researchers sequenced the genome of a virulent, antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Enteritidis strain. 

Boxer

Aug 19, 2021

Varying Immune Cell Levels in Canine Brain Tumors Could Provide Therapeutic Targets

High-grade brain tumors in dogs contain more immune cells associated with suppressing immune response than low-grade brain tumors. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 10, 2021

‘Frameshifting’ Therapy for Mast Cell Cancers Reduces Size, Spread

In a mouse model, frameshifting directed at the c-KIT gene reduced mast cell tumor size and prevented infiltration into other organs. 

pets waiting for owner

Aug 5, 2021

Adjusting Pets to Life After COVID-19 Quarantine

Margaret Gruen, assistant professor of behavioral medicine, talks about how post-quarantine scheduling shifts may impact pets — and how you can help ease them back into the routine they once knew so well. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jul 28, 2021

Study: Gene Associated With Autism Linked to Itch Response

A gene associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and pain hypersensitivity may actually decrease itch response 

Gray Wolf

Jul 20, 2021

DNA Assay Aids in Identifying and Protecting North American Wolves, Coyotes

A commercially available DNA assay could aid authorities in preserving protected wolf and coyote species. 

Nanodecoys bind with SARS-CoV-2 virus

Jun 17, 2021

‘Nanodecoy’ Therapy Binds and Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Virus

Nanodecoys can bind to SARS-CoV-2, helping clear the virus faster. 

Jun 11, 2021

Podcast: C. diff

Casey Theriot talks about how C. diff does what it does and what researchers are doing to stop it. 

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.