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Tag: College of Veterinary Medicine

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.