Antibiotics Pave Way for C. Diff Infections
New research finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in the large intestine inhibit the growth of Clostridium difficile, or C. diff.
CMI Focuses on Translational Medicine
The newly established Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) wants to make it easier to translate basic research into clinical applications that will improve the health of both people and animals.
New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions.
Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment
Researchers have found a rapid, simple way to harvest and grow a patient's own lung stem cells, for possible use in disease treatment.
Saving Tinkerbell - How a surgery commonly used on racehorses saved a mini foal's life.
New Faculty Chair Walks the Walk
With faculty appointments in two colleges and responsibilities for teaching, advising and study abroad, Jeannette Moore is always on the move. Don’t expect her to slow down as the new chair of the faculty.
Canine Influenza: What Causes It
Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV). Learn more about how to spot and avoid the highly contagious dog flu.
MARCKS Protein May Help Protect Brain Cells From Age Damage
The MARCKS protein may play an important role in protecting barrier cells in the brain from damage due to aging.
Busy as a Bee Garden
College of Veterinary Medicine students just completed a bee apiary and community garden, thanks to a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund.
2 Profs Score NCBiotech Grants
NC State faculty members receive $272,500 to buy new lab equipment. Learn about these grants and other funding opportunities available at NCBiotech.