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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

the top of a man's head that is losing its hair

Jul 27, 2020

Researchers Identify MicroRNA That Shows Promise for Hair Regrowth

Researchers have identified a microRNA that could promote hair regeneration. 

Cute Dog

Jul 7, 2020

Bartonella rochalimae and Canine Heart Infections

Ed Breitschwerdt talks about the link between a Bartonella strain and health issues - including heart valve infection - in dogs. 

Dog looking at something off camera

Jun 1, 2020

Monitoring Environmental Exposures in Dogs Could Be Early Warning System for Human Health

Man’s best friend may also be man’s best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health. 

man wearing a facemask

May 12, 2020

Why Don’t Antibodies Guarantee Immunity?

What are antibodies? Why are they important? If we have them, are we immune to COVID-19? If not, why not? 


May 5, 2020

Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

A simple checklist can help cat owners catch early signs of arthritis in their pets. 

Apr 8, 2020

Off-the-Shelf Artificial Cardiac Patch Repairs Heart Attack Damage in Rats, Pigs

"Off-the-shelf" freezable, cell-free cardiac patch delivers therapy to site of heart attack injury. 

The world of itch.

Apr 7, 2020

Common Protein in Skin Can ‘Turn On’ Allergic Itch

A common protein can "turn on" itch neurons in skin, but blocking the signal can relieve itch. 

Curbside service in action at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

Apr 1, 2020

‘The Best Friends You’ve Got’: CVM Rallies to Keep Pets, Staff Safe During Pandemic

NC State’s Veterinary Hospital offers curbside service to help the animals who need it most. 

Mar 30, 2020

Drug Used to Treat Liver Disease Also Affects C. diff Life Cycle, Reduces Inflammation in Mice

A commonly used drug for treating liver disease can also reduce inflammation from C. diff infection in mice. 

Dog cuddling with man.

Mar 26, 2020

Is Your Dog Really Happy You’re Home?

Humans aren’t the only species that finds routine comforting – our pets benefit from it as well. 

Group of Watauga Medal winners giving Wolfpack sign at dinner event.

Mar 12, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Three alumni receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service to the university. 

Photo of campus gateway.

Mar 10, 2020

Study Shows CRISPR Effectiveness Against Colitis Pathogen

Researchers use the CRISPR-Cas3 system to strike formidable foe. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Feb 28, 2020

Inhalation Therapy Shows Promise Against Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice, Rats

Lung stem cell secretions can help repair lung injuries due to pulmonary fibrosis in mice and rats. 

The Belltower against colorful clouds at sunset.

Feb 18, 2020

NC State Collaborating Center to Aid WHO in Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

CVM department named WHO collaborating center, will help combat foodborne antimicrobial resistance. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Feb 5, 2020

Platelet Microparticles Give Antibody Drug ‘Piggyback Ride’ to Repair Damaged Heart

Platelet microparticles can deliver drugs directly to site of heart injury.