One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries.
Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks
Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.
When Neurons are ‘Born’ Impacts Olfactory Behavior in Mice
Neurons generated at different life stages in mice can impact aspects of their olfactory sense and behavior.
New Treatment for Allergic Response Targets Mast Cells
Researchers stop allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils.
CVM Researchers Study Rhinos
College of Veterinary Medicine colleagues Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard went to Africa to study and help map the paranasal sinus anatomy of the white rhinoceros.
Theriot Earns NIH Grant
College of Veterinary Medicine's Casey Theriot, an assistant professor of infectious disease in the department of population health and pathobiology, has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health grant for research combating one of the leading hospital-acquired infections in the United States.
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.