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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

Dec 8, 2009

NC State Vets Lead Way in Disaster Response for Animals

Most people can picture the first responders who come to the rescue in the wake of a natural disaster. But who provides emergency help for the dogs, cats and horses that people love? And who takes care of the cows, poultry and hogs that form the backbone of animal agriculture? North Carolina State University’s College… 

Nov 19, 2009

Vet Rescues Animals

An NC State veterinarian has worked on 15 major puppy mill and animal hoarding cases in North Carolina. 

Nov 17, 2009

On Your Last Nerve: NC State Researchers Advance Understanding of Stem Cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a gene that tells embryonic stem cells in the brain when to stop producing nerve cells called neurons. The research is a significant advance in understanding the development of the nervous system, which is essential to addressing conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological… 

Nov 2, 2009

NC State Research to Determine Where Nanomaterials Go in the Body

Tiny, engineered nanomaterials can already be found in many consumer products, and have been hailed as having widespread future uses in areas ranging from medicine to industrial processes. However, little is known about what happens if these nanomaterials get into your body – where do they go? NC State researchers are working to answer that question… 

Sep 17, 2009

NC State’s 18th Annual Dog Olympics to be Held Oct. 3

What: North Carolina Sate University’s Dog Olympics is a charitable event that is open to dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes. Medal events include athletic and non-athletic competitions such as doggie limbo, musical sit, best beggar, best pet trick, Frisbee toss, doggie high jump, longest tail, wiener toss, “Roll over Beethoven,” and the howling… 

Sep 10, 2009

Chappell Joins CVM

Dr. Kim Chappell has joined the College of Veterinary Medicine as a clinical assistant professor with the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research. 

Sep 10, 2009

Atkins Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Clarke Atkins, professor of medicine and cardiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the recipient of the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professorship for Companion Animal Medicine. 

Aug 20, 2009

Agency Commends, Accredits CVM

The College of Veterinary Medicine received commendation and full accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) following a recent site visit. 

Aug 13, 2009

Arden Named Vet of Year

The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association honored Dr. Warwick Arden, interim provost and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, as its Veterinarian of the Year. 

Jul 23, 2009

Fetal Growth Restriction Studied in Swine

Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), which results in low birth weight and long-term deleterious health effects in cloned swine, is linked to a type of gene – known as an imprinted gene – found only in placental mammals. Imprinted genes play an important role in the normal… 

Jul 16, 2009

Arden Leads Group

Dr. Warwick Arden, interim provost and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges for 2009-10. 

Jul 13, 2009

NC State’s Arden is President of Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Dr. Warwick Arden, interim provost and dean of College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, has been named president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The appointment for the 2009-10 term is effective immediately. The AAVMC coordinates the affairs of veterinary colleges in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia… 

Jul 6, 2009

Dogs, Humans, put Heads Together to Find Cure for Brain Cancer

Pinpointing the genes involved in human brain cancer can be like looking for a needle in a haystack, and sometimes the needle you find may not be the right one. By comparing human and canine genomes, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that a gene commonly believed to be involved in meningiomas-tumors that… 

Apr 30, 2009

The Turtle Who Could Fly

An NC State veterinarian gave a complete medical check-up to a sea turtle that was returned to Raleigh after two years in Britain.