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.
New Way Out: Researchers Show How Stem Cells Exit Bloodstream
Researchers find that therapeutic stem cells exit the bloodstream in a unique way.
Annable Gift Helps Foster Vet Education
Thanks to a $5 million gift from Michele and Ross Annable — and a generous one-to-one match from the R.B. Terry Charitable Foundation — many students in NC State's world-class College of Veterinary Medicine will receive scholarship support and powerful encouragement to serve their communities.
Fishing for Insights on Human Health
The spotted gar's ancient genome may hold insights for modern human health
Antibiotics Pave Way for C. Diff Infections
New research finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in the large intestine inhibit the growth of Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.
CMI Focuses on Translational Medicine
The newly established Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) wants to make it easier to translate basic research into clinical applications that will improve the health of both people and animals.
New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions.
Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment
Researchers have found a rapid, simple way to harvest and grow a patient's own lung stem cells, for possible use in disease treatment.
Saving Tinkerbell - How a surgery commonly used on racehorses saved a mini foal's life.