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College of Veterinary Medicine

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Jul 16, 2024

Bartonella and Babesia Co-Infection Detected in Patients with Chronic Illness

Small pilot study finds Bartonella and Babesia co-infections in patients suffering from chronic, non-specific illness. 

People working with a dog.

Jul 11, 2024

How Our Researchers Are Leading the Way in Canine Epilepsy Research

Researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine are working to better understand the canine epilepsy to find better treatment options and improve the quality of life for both animals and owners. 

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Jun 18, 2024

Laura Nelson Named Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Policy

Laura Nelson has been named the new associate vice provost for academic personnel and policy, effective July 1. 

Dr. Josh Stern will lead research at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Jun 18, 2024

NC State Associate Dean Honored for Career Achievements in Feline Research

Joshua Stern, associate dean for research and graduate studies at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2024 American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s Career Achievement in Feline Research Award.  The award recognizes an American Veterinary Medication Association member for their long-time commitment to feline health through their research.  “Dr. Stern’s groundbreaking research in… 

Jun 7, 2024

Bartonella DNA Found in Blood of Patients With Psychosis

A new study found that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder are three times more likely to have Bartonella DNA in their blood than adults without these disorders. 

May 20, 2024

Study Sheds Light on Bacteria Associated With Pre-Term Birth

New findings add to the emerging picture of Gardnerella's effect on human health. 

Researcher tests for Salmonella on a backyard farm.

Apr 23, 2024

Study Compares Salmonella Rates in Backyard, Commercial Poultry Farm Samples

Researchers find less Salmonella on backyard poultry farms. But concerns remain about the prevalence of multidrug-resistant bacteria on both large and small farms. 

illustration shows platelets (white blobs) and red blood cells clotting at the site of a puncture in a blood vessel.

Apr 11, 2024

Synthetic Platelets Stanch Bleeding, Promote Healing in Animal Models

Researchers have developed synthetic platelets that can be used to stop bleeding and enhance healing at the site of an injury. 

In his new position, Dr. Timo Prange will be checking in with NC State Veterinary Hospital employees.

Apr 4, 2024

New Veterinary Hospital Positions Aim To Enhance Patient, Clinician Experience 

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has named Dr. Timo Prange, a clinical associate professor of equine surgery, as its executive veterinary medical officer.  In the newly created position, Prange will focus on adding efficiencies to the NC State Veterinary Hospital that will allow the facility to increase its caseload and enhance the clinical experience for… 

Xenopus tadpoles

Feb 22, 2024

What Frogs Can Tell Us About Our Intestines

Frogs can help us understand why our intestines sometimes don't develop as they should. 

Chancellor Woodson and Dr. Jb Minter sit at the Africa entrance of the North Carolina Zoo. The image also contains the Red Chair Chats graphic, which says "Red Chair Chats with Chancellor Woodson. Special guest: Dr. Jb Minter."

Feb 15, 2024

At the Zoo: A Trip to Asheboro with Chancellor Woodson and Veterinarian Dr. Jb Minter

Chancellor Woodson hits the road to talk with Dr. Jb Minter about what it’s like to oversee the care of 250 different species of animals at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. 

Students in blue surgical gowns and wearing yellow sterile gloves smile while holding suturing needles over fabric models.

Feb 7, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-Flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

beef cattle

Nov 7, 2023

Colostrum Key to Saving Beef Calves From Trouble

Researchers examine biggest risk factors for failed immune transfer in newborn beef calves. 

itchy skin

Oct 19, 2023

BNP Peptide a Culprit in Eczema

A tiny peptide known as BNP plays a big role in activating eczema's itch. 

Leech the turtle

Oct 9, 2023

Where Do Rehabbed Turtles Go?

What happens to rehabbed turtles when they're released?