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Apr 24, 2015

Beagles Help Hunt for Genes Associated With Canine, Human Bladder Cancer

Beagles aren’t just one of America’s most popular dog breeds. According to new NC State research, they’re also key to new findings about the chromosomal changes associated with urothelial carcinoma, or bladder cancer. 

Apr 13, 2015

NC State Experts Can Discuss H5N2 Threat

NC State experts can discuss H5N2 poultry threat. 

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 […]